Mexidol - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Reviews

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Mexidol - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Reviews
Mexidol - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Reviews


Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Pharmacological action
  2. 2. Indications for use
  3. 3. Contraindications
  4. 4. Instructions for use and dosage
  5. 5. Side effects
  6. 6. Additional information

Prices in online pharmacies:

from 216 rub.


Mexidol solution
Mexidol solution

Mexidol is an antioxidant drug used to improve cerebral metabolism and blood supply to the brain, to relieve withdrawal symptoms, as well as in acute purulent-inflammatory processes of the abdominal cavity.

pharmachologic effect

Mexidol has antioxidant (protects cells from excessive oxidation), membrane-protective (promotes the restoration of lipids of cell membranes), antihypoxic (increases the tolerance of tissues or organisms in general to lack of oxygen), nootropic (has an activating effect on mental activity, memory, learning ability), anxiolytic (selectively suppresses feelings of fear, anxiety, anxiety), anticonvulsant and hypolipidemic (regulates cholesterol levels) properties.

The use of Mexidol helps to increase the body's resistance to stressful situations and the effects of other damaging factors, which include ischemia, hypoxia, shock, alcohol intoxication, and cerebrovascular accident.

As evidenced by reviews, Mexidol, included in the complex treatment of patients who have suffered an acute form of cerebrovascular accident, helps reduce the intensity of symptoms of ischemic stroke and increase resistance to oxygen starvation.

The use of Mexidol in acute pancreatitis can reduce endogenous intoxication.

The drug helps to weaken the toxic effects of alcohol and antipsychotics, as well as to stop acute drug withdrawal symptoms.

Indications for the use of Mexidol

The instruction recommends to use Mexidol for:

  • acute disturbance of cerebral circulation;
  • neurocirculatory and vegetative-vascular dystonia;
  • discirculatory encephalopathy;
  • atherosclerotic brain dysfunctions;
  • anxiety disorders accompanying neurosis-like and neurotic states;
  • acute intoxication with neuroleptics;
  • withdrawal syndrome with alcoholism, when neurotic and vegetative-vascular disorders prevail in the clinical picture;
  • acute purulent-inflammatory processes of the abdominal cavity (peritonitis, pancreatonecrosis, pancreatitis);
  • a condition accompanied by tissue hypoxia;
  • exposure to extreme factors.


Mexidol is not prescribed for acute disorders of kidney and liver function, as well as for hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.

During pregnancy and lactation, the instruction does not recommend using Mexidol, since no clinical studies have been conducted to confirm the safety of the drug.

Instructions for use of Mexidol and dosage

Mexidol, indications determine the choice of dosage form: it is produced in the form of tablets containing 125 mg of oxymethylethylpyridine succinate, as well as in the form of an injection solution, in 1 ml of which contains 50 mg of the active substance.

Mexidol tablets are intended for oral administration. The therapeutic dose and duration of Mexidol use is determined by the doctor, based on the patient's sensitivity to the drug.

In most cases, drug treatment begins with an amount equal to 125-250 mg (1-2 tablets of Mexidol), gradually increasing the dose until the desired effect is obtained. Do not take more than 6 tablets (800 mg) per day. As a rule, Mexidol tablets are taken within 2-6 weeks. When stopping the withdrawal syndrome accompanying alcoholism, the drug is recommended to be taken for 5-7 days. The use of Mexidol should be stopped gradually, reducing the amount of the drug within 2-3 days.

Mexidol tablets
Mexidol tablets

Mexidol solution, indications determine the method of administration, can be administered intramuscularly or intravenously. The infusion method of administration involves the dilution of the drug in isotonic NaCl solution. The jet injection of the drug should be slow - at least 5-7 minutes; for the drip method, the recommended injection rate is 40-60 drops per minute.

Despite the indications, the daily dose of Mexidol should not exceed 1200 mg.

Treatment of acute disorders of cerebral circulation is carried out according to the following scheme: the first 10-14 days 2-4 times a day, 200-500 mg, which are injected intravenously; the next 14 days - 2-3 times a day, 200-250 mg, which should be administered intramuscularly. The scheme of such use of the drug Mexidol reviews is characterized as effective.

Side effects

To the undesirable consequences of using the drug Mexidol, reviews and instructions include dry mouth, nausea, allergic reactions.

Additional Information

According to the instructions, Mexidol does not require special storage conditions, a sufficiently dark and dry place in which the air temperature does not rise above 25 0 C. The fulfillment of this condition will preserve the therapeutic properties of Mexidol for three years.

Mexidol: prices in online pharmacies

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MEXIDOL DENT mouthwash for the prevention of periodontitis and caries bottle 300ml

216 r


Mexidol 125 mg film-coated tablets 30 pcs.

RUB 218


Mexidol tablets p.p. 125mg 30 Pcs.

261 r


Mexidol 125 mg film-coated tablets 50 pcs.

379 r


Mexidol 50 mg / ml solution for intravenous and intramuscular administration 5 ml 5 pcs.

399 RUB


Mexidol 50 mg / ml solution for intravenous and intramuscular administration 2 ml 10 pcs.

435 r


Mexidol solution i / v and i / m 50mg / ml 5ml n5

448 r


Mexidol solution intravenously and intramuscularly 50mg / ml 2ml n10

526 r


Mexidol Forte 250 mg film-coated tablets 40 pcs.

634 RUB


Mexidol 50 mg / ml solution for intravenous and intramuscular administration 2 ml 20 pcs.

761 RUB


Mexidol 50 mg / ml solution for intravenous and intramuscular administration 5 ml 10 pcs.

793 r


Mexidol 50 mg / ml solution for intravenous and intramuscular administration 5 ml 20 pcs.

841 RUB


Mexidol solution for intravenous and intramuscular injection. 50mg / ml amp. 5ml 10 pcs

RUB 878


Mexidol 50 mg / ml solution for intravenous and intramuscular administration 2 ml 50 pcs.

RUB 2166


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Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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