The tablets contain the active ingredient - melatonin 3 mg, as well as additional components: calcium phosphate disubstituted, magnesium stearate, MCC, pharmaceutical glaze, talc and isopropyl alcohol.
Produced by Melaxen in pillslight colored, coated in 6, 12 or 24 pieces in a blister. The medicine is packaged in a pack of 1-2 blisters or a bottle of 30 or 60 tablets.
The drug has sedativeand adaptogenicaction, normalizes physiological sleep and biological rhythms.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics
Taking this medicine allows you to normalize circadian rhythms, speed up the process of falling asleep, reduce the number of night awakenings, improve morning well-being - that is, it eliminates the feeling of lethargy, fatigue and fatigue. In addition, Melaxen helps to adapt more quickly when changing time zones, to reduce stress reactions. Also noted are immunostimulating and pronounced antioxidant properties. The secretion of gonadotropins and other pituitary hormones is inhibited, for example: corticotropin, thyrotropin and growth hormone. This sleeping pill is not addictive or addictive.
As a result of internal administration, the drug is rapidly and fully adsorbed, penetrates histohematological barriers, including the BBB. The drug is characterized by accelerated elimination.
Indications for use
The main indications for use:
- various sleep disorders;
- the need for normalization of biological rhythms.
Taking sleeping pills Melaxen is not recommended for:
- severe renal impairment;
- leukemia, lymphoma, lymphogranulomatosis, myeloma;
- diabetes mellitus;
- chronic renal failure.
Allowed the use of sleeping pills with lactation and of pregnancybut strictly on the recommendation of a doctor.
During the administration of Melaxen in standard dosages, the development of side effects was not noted. However, the occurrence of allergic reactions, swelling, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and morning drowsiness.
Melaxen, instructions for use (Method and dosage)
Sleeping pills are taken orally before bedtime, in about 30-40 minutes. At the same time, the instruction for Melaxen recommends for adult patients half or an entire tablet once a day. In the case of a change of time zones, a tablet is prescribed for adaptation before the flight, and then one should be taken one for two days. The maximum allowable daily dosage is 2 tablets.
Accidental overdose of the drug can increase the severity of side effects.
In this case, treatment is required in the form of gastric lavage and further symptomatic therapy.
The use of this drug is not recommended for people working on vehicles and in production that requires increased attention. A weak contraceptive effect was noted, which should be considered by patients in their reproductive age. It is also necessary to refrain from bright lighting.
The simultaneous use of Melaxen with drugs that inhibit the activity of the nervous system and beta-blockers,enhances their effectiveness. Combination with hormonal drugs and MAO inhibitorsnot valid.
Terms of sale
Melaxen is an over-the-counter drug.
Storage of this sleeping pill requires a dry, dark, cool place inaccessible to children.
AnalogsMatches for ATX Level 4 code:Vita MelatoninCircadian
The main analogues of Melaxen are represented by drugs: Circadianand Melaxen Balance.
Melaxen and alcohol
If you take alcohol when taking this sleeping pill, you can provoke the development of serious disorders in the functioning of the nervous system. In addition, alcohol-containing agents can neutralize the effect of this drug.
As a rule, reviews about Melaxen on the forums are positive. This drug is prescribed for both adults and young patients who are recommended to use sleeping pills in a reduced dosage. But in addition to data on the high effectiveness of the medicine, there are reports that some people showed side effects - in the form of drowsiness, depression of the emotional state.
At the same time, expert reviews indicate that sleep disorders necessarily require identifying the causes of such a problem.
Human health depends on how full his night's rest is. Although people suffering insomnia, only in rare cases, seek specialized help. Doctors recommend that doctors take Melaxen sleeping pills only in rare cases. In modern medicine, there are many ways to restore a full rhythm of sleep and normal wakefulness.
Melaxen price, where to buy
The price of Melaxen in Moscow varies between 370-650 rubles, depending on the number of tablets in the package.
The price of Melaxen 3 mg in coated tablets for 12 pieces in a package is 350-450 rubles.
Buy Melaxen in 3 mg coated tablets, 24 pieces in a pack can be for 450-630 rubles.
In pharmacies, this sleeping pill without prescription is dispensed.
- Online Pharmacies in Russia
- Online pharmacies in Kazakhstan
- Melaxen tab. po about 3mg n12Unipharm Inc. 545 rub.order
- Melaxen tab. po about 3mg n24Unipharm Inc.624 rub.order
- Melaksen (tab./pr. 3mg No. 12) 575 rubles to order
- Melaksen (tabl./ob.3mg No. 24) 692 rub.order
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- Melaxen 3 mg n12 tabletUnifarm Inc. 650 rub.order
- Melaxen 3 mg, No. 12 tablets, Unipharm (USA) 1 tg.
- Melaxen 3 mg No. 24 tablets unipharm (USA) 3 tg.