Indications for use
"Tsitramon P" is used in mild and moderate pains in the joints, headaches, neuralgia, neuritis, and other types of pain as anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic. It is also possible its use for symptoms of fever with acute respiratory and viral diseases.
The drug is most effective for the relief of pain caused by inflammatory processes in the body, due to the properties of acetylsalicylic acid, which has a strong antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
Do not use "Tsitramon P" when aggravation of gastric ulcer and erosions of the gastrointestinal tract, in any surgery, hemorrhagic diathesis, hemophilia and other diseases related to the risk of bleeding, because the active substance of the drug significantly reduces blood clotting. In severe ischemic heart disease "Tsitramon P" can cause palpitations, a critical increase in blood pressure and bronchospasm, which also makes invalid the use of this drug in this case.
In addition, "Tsitramon P" not used in anxiety and sleep disorders, as included in its composition caffeine contributes to these conditions. Do not use this drug during pregnancy in the first and third trimester, asthma, hives and, of course, are hypersensitive to the ASA and its combinations.
To reduce the symptoms of fever with ARI and ARVI in adults the drug is used for one tablet 1 time every four hours. Children up to 15 years, the drug is not prescribed in connection with risk of development of Reye's syndrome – life-threatening hepatic encephalopathy that occurs when taking the ASC on the background of viral infections in children and adolescents. Treatment should be limited to three days, if it is not possible to implement current medical supervision.
In pain take 1-2 tablets two to three times a day, daily dose should not exceed 8 tablets. The course of treatment should not exceed 5 days without a doctor's prescription.
Drugs acetylsalicylic acid enhance the effect of anticoagulants, steroid hormones, drugs that lower blood sugar levels and reserpine. However, it reduces the effectiveness of spironolactone, diuretics, drugs aimed at excretion of uric acid.
Connection of paracetamol formed by a simultaneous intake of "Citramon" with barbiturates, antiepileptic drugs, ethyl alcohol and some other substances have a pronounced hepatotoxic effect.