CAVINTON 50 tablets
CAVINTON 50 tablets
CAVINTON WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
Cavinton is a drug which is taken orally to treat or alleviate the symptoms of some diseases associated with disorders of cerebral circulation, for the treatment of certain ophthalmic and otological diseases resulting from vascular disorders, or for the reduction of psychological or neurological symptoms related disorders cerebral circulation.
Cavinton tablets are also used to reduce vasovagal symptoms in climacteric syndrome.
Each tablet contains Cavinton 5 mg of active substance Vinpocetine, as in a blister strip 25 are tablets (2 blister package).
Excipients: lactose, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch.
BEFORE YOU TAKE 2 TABLETS CAVINTON
Do not use Cavinton:
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to vinpocetine or any of the other ingredients of Cavinton;
if you are pregnant or breast-feeding;
in the case of lactose intolerance, the lactose content of the medicine should be taken into account because each 5 mg tablet contains 140 mg of lactose, ie Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.
We need to tell your doctor about any current diseases (mainly cardiac dysfunction, abnormal ECG). There are no adequate data on drug use in children.
Take special care when using Cavinton tablets:
in the case of lactose intolerance (lactose content of the drug should be taken into account because each 5 mg tablet contains 140 mg of lactose);
if you have heart disease with ECG abnormality.
Taking other medicines
Other drugs can affect the action of Cavinton, so you should tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. You should certainly tell your doctor if you are taking medicines to treat cardiovascular disease and hypertension, drugs acting on the central nervous system, anti-arrhythmic agents and anticoagulants (drugs that prevent blood clotting).
Pregnancy and lactation
Cavinton tablets should not be used in pregnancy.
Vinpocetine, the active substance of Cavinton tablets are excreted in human breast milk, therefore Cavinton should not be used during breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines:
During treatment with Cavinton driving allowed, unless your doctor recommends otherwise. No data is available on the effects of vinpocetine on ability to drive and use machines, but some side effects (eg. Lowering blood pressure, dizziness, weakness) may reduce the ability to drive and use machines, so it is possible to adversely influence of these sposobnosti.
3 HOW TO TAKE TABLETS CAVINTON
Cavinton should be taken on medical prescription dosage and duration of treatment will be determined by your doctor. Always take Cavinton tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor.
Typically, the daily dose is 3 times 1-2 tablets Cavinton.
Not require dose reduction in patients with kidney or liver disease.
The tablets should be taken after meals.
If you take more than you should Cavinton
No information on adverse effects in overdose. However, if this happens, immediately contact your doctor.
4 POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Cavinton can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Blood and lymphatic system disorders:
rare: leucopenia, thrombocytopenia;
very rare: anemia, agglutination of red blood cells.
Immune system disorders:
very rare: hypersensitivity.
Metabolism and nutrition disorders:
rare: decreased appetite, anorexia, diabetes mellitus.
Rare: insomnia, sleep disturbances, agitation, anxiety;
very rare high spirits, depression.
Nervous system disorders:
rare: dizziness, taste disturbance, stupor, hemiparesis, drowsiness, amnesia;
very rare: tremors, convulsions.
very rare: conjunctival hyperemia.
Ear and labyrinth disorders:
Rare: hyperacusis, hypoacusis, tinnitus.
rare: Myocardial ischemia / infarction, angina pectoris, bradycardia, tachycardia, extrasystoles, palpitations;
very rare: arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation.
Rare: hypertension, flushing, thrombophlebitis;
very rare: changes in blood pressure.
Uncommon: stomach discomfort, dry mouth, nausea;
rare: abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, vomiting;
very rare: dysphagia, stomatitis.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders:
rare: erythema, hyperhidrosis, pruritus, urticaria, rash;
very rare dermatitis.
General disorders and administration site conditions:
rare: asthenia, fatigue, feeling hot;
very rare: chest discomfort, hypothermia.
Uncommon: lower blood pressure;
Rare: increased blood pressure, increased blood triglycerides, depression, ST-segment elevation on the electrocardiogram, a decrease / increase in the number of eosinophils, changes in liver enzymes;
very rare decrease / increase the number of white blood cells, decrease the number of red blood cells, decrease in thrombin time, weight increase.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 HOW TO STORE TABLET CAVINTON
Store in the original package to protect from light.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use after the expiry date printed on the package.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
6 FURTHER INFORMATION
The active substance is vinpocetine.
The other ingredients are colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, talc, corn starch, lactose monohydrate.
Cavinton looks like and contents of the pack
Colourless PVC-aluminum foil. One blister strip contains 25 tablets.
Pack size: 50 tablets.