Heptaminol - Benefits, dosage and side effects

Heptaminol is a drug used to treat orthostatic hypotension, which is low blood pressure triggered by a change in position. This drug can also be used to treat symptoms due to narrowing of the airways (bronchospasm).).

The exact mechanism or mechanism of action of heptaminol is not known. However, the drug can act as a cardiac vasodilator or cardiac stimulant. This mode of action can be used to treat orthostatic hypotension or symptoms of bronchospasm.

Heptaminol trademark: Hept-A-Myl, Cariamyl

What is Heptaminol

group Cardiac vasodilators
CategoryPrescription drugs
BenefitTreat orthostatic hypotension or relieve symptoms of bronchospasm
Consumed byAdults and children
Heptaminol for pregnant and lactating womenCategory N: Not categorized.

It is not known whether heptaminol can be absorbed into breast milk or not. If you are breastfeeding, do not use this medication without consulting your doctor first.

Drug formTablets, injections

Precautions Before Using Heptaminol

Heptaminol should only be used under a doctor's prescription. There are several things that must be considered before using this drug, including:

  • Do not use heptaminol if you are allergic to this drug.
  • Do not engage in activities that require alertness, such as driving while taking heptaminol.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking certain medications, supplements, or herbal products.
  • Tell your doctor about any medical history you have, heart disease or hypotension.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy.
  • Perform regular checkups according to the schedule given by the doctor while undergoing treatment with heptaminol.
  • See a doctor immediately if you have an allergic reaction to the drug or an overdose after using Heptaminol.

Dosage and Instructions for Use of Heptaminol

The use of heptaminol to treat orthostatic hypotension, bronchospasm, and certain cardiac disorders will be determined by the doctor according to the severity of the disease and the condition of each patient.

One of the research in vivo Heptaminol dose for adults is 150 mg 2–4 times a day. The dose can be increased up to 6 times a day.

How to Take Heptaminol Correctly

Use heptaminol according to the doctor's instructions or instructions for using the drug. Do not increase or decrease the dose, and do not use the drug for longer than the recommended time.

Heptaminol in injectable form is only given by a doctor or medical officer under the supervision of a doctor.

For heptaminol tablets, take after meals. It is recommended to take heptaminol tablets at the same time every day, so that the benefits are maximized.

Store hepatminol in a closed place in a cool temperature. Protect this medication from exposure to direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.

Heptaminol Interactions with Other Drugs

There is no known interaction effect that can occur if heptaminol is used together with other drugs. To avoid dangerous drug interactions, tell your doctor about the medications you are taking.

Side Effects and Dangers of Heptaminol

The exact side effects of heptaminol are not known. However, heptaminol is a vasodilator class of drugs, which still carries the risk of causing some possible side effects, such as headaches, nausea, weakness, or tingling.

If you experience any unusual complaints or symptoms during treatment with heptaminol, see your doctor. You also need to see a doctor immediately if you experience an allergic drug reaction, which can be characterized by swelling of the lips and eyelids, an itchy rash, or difficulty breathing.