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Mexidol headache

Original Russian preparation Mexidol produced in form of tablets and solution in the ampoule is a powerful antihypoxant and antioxidant. It was created on the basis of innovative Russian developments in the field of pharmaceuticals. The successful application of it in medicine, surgery, narcology and psychiatry, neurology, ophthalmology confirms its effectiveness.

Mexidol — is almost universal, but best of all it helps with headaches and dizziness. It normalizes blood pressure, improves blood circulation, relieves many unpleasant feelings. Contraindications it is very small, and therefore it can be used as an analgesic for injuries of the head, and against surges


Mexidol is a powerful antioxidant, it increases the fluidity and lowers viscosity of cell membranes and stops free radical oxidation, helps fight stress


Mexidol is rapidly absorbed and starts to operate, and is also rapidly excreted – in total he spent in the body is not more than 5 hours, but metabolites can be found in the urine and on the second day after admission.

Before taking the dose is gradually increased – first, you can not take more than one pill two times a day. Usually adult patients the medication is prescribed three times a day, the maximum dose is 6 tablets or 800 mg. treatment lasts up to 6 weeks, depending on doctor's prescription, in patients with coronary heart disease, it is no more than two months, and to arrest alcohol intoxication and its consequences, enough weeks. Stopping is not sharp but gradual, reduction in dose every few days.

Overdose of the drug is not dangerous for the body, expressed in elevated, compared to normal effect, drowsiness.


Indications for reception of tablets of Mexidol:

  • Transistor ischemic attack, and coronary artery disease in General
  • TBI and their consequences
  • All types of encephalopathies
  • VSD and autonomic dysfunction
  • The consequences of atherosclerosis
  • Neurosis
  • Withdrawal syndrome
  • A variety of intoxication
  • Fatigue and stress

The indications for prescribing injections with a solution of Mexidol in the/in/on:

  • TBI and their consequences
  • GVA and autonomic dysfunction
  • The consequences of atherosclerosis
  • Acute violation of blood circulation in the brain
  • Neurosis
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Glaucoma
  • Withdrawal syndrome
  • Intoxication medicines
  • Peritonitis or necrotic pancreatitis


Due to the strengthening of the joint effect should be used with caution togetherwith:

  • Antidepressants
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Antiparkinsonian
  • Anxiolitikami
  • Any benzodiazepines

It also reduces the effects of ethanol.

Mexidol is strictly contraindicated for pregnant women in any trimester and nursing babies breast milk for women, as the impact of drugs on the fetus and infants is not clear. Children traditionally are not assigned.

During treatment prohibited driving and the execution of works that require high concentration.

Strictly contraindicated in renal and liver failure.

The price of the drug

The value of the drug Mexidol varies from 200 to 2 000 roubles, depending on the shape and volume of the issue. The average cost of tablets is 200-350 rubles, ampoules – 800 rubles, packaging for use in the inpatient treatment of 50 ampoules of 1 ml cost around 2 100. The acquisition is possible only by prescription.


"I'm very glad that my husband, the doctor immediately appointed Mexidol together with other medicines. He suffered a myocardial infarction and was prescribed a complex therapy, lots of medications, all not too pleasant side effects. But thanks to this drug you can reduce the dosage, and the action will be the same, plus he helps. So I recommend if the doctor prescribes is more likely to purchase and use."

"Effective drug, and most importantly – Russian because the price of Mexidol is quite acceptable, even in ampoules. It is a pity that the prescription is written out, would be very useful as a preventative measure. The only thing I can complain about after his admission – can't drive, so that the concentration is broken (although in the list of actions sedation is not). Everything else was fine, helps, after suffering last year traumatic brain injury were only memories, and the negative consequences are present, although the doctors promised."

"Used Mexidol after intoxication with drugs, was very helpful. However, we did not consider that the course begins and ends gradually, but isn't a problem – just wanted to sleep constantly, that's all. Otherwise great product, works and the side effects virtually none."