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Pharmacological action

Ацефен в таблеткахActive ingredient of Acephen – Meclofenoxatum. Drug concerns to group of nootropic means, is a stimulator of mnestichesky functions (improves memory) and the central nervous system, improves blood supply of a brain, has antihypoxemic effect, increases exchange processes in TsNS.

Release form

Release the coated tablets Acephen on 0,1 g (on 50 pieces in packaging) and injections in bottles on 0,25 g of dry drug (on 10 pieces in packaging).

Indications to Acephen use

According to the instruction Acephen is appointed at such diseases:

  • adynamy (weakness, dejectedness);
  • distsirkulyatorny encephalopathy (the progressing organic changes of brain fabric owing to vascular and brain frustration);
  • lag of children and teenagers in intellectual development;
  • obsessivny neurosis (persuasive states);
  • neurotic frustration;
  • depression;
  • disturbance of mnestichesky functions at senile age or at damages of a brain;
  • disturbance of cerebral circulation;
  • diencephalic syndrome (complex of disorders of function of a myelencephalon);
  • chronic or acute cerebral and organic insufficiency;
  • side amyotrophic sclerosis (the progressing chronic damage of nerves).


The main contraindications to drug use, according to the instruction to Acephen, are:

  • psychosis;
  • uneasiness;
  • hypersensitivity;
  • excitement;
  • infectious diseases of the central nervous system.

According to the instruction to Acephen, drug is not appointed during pregnancy and feeding a breast, its use during these periods is reasonable only in urgent cases.

Use according to the instruction of Acephen

Инъекции Ацефена в ампулахThe tablets Acephen, without chewing, accept inside after meal 3 times a day, washing down with a large amount of liquid. A daily dosage for adults – 250-500 mg, for children – 200-400 mg. The last dose needs to be accepted no later than 16:00 hours.

Exact dosage and course of treatment which makes from 1 to 3 months, can appoint only the doctor. The clinical effect is shown approximately in 2 weeks after an initiation of treatment.

Side effects

In general Acephen is transferred well. However occasionally at the patient uneasiness, heartburn, a gastralgia, appetite strengthening, sleeplessness, an abdominal pain, skin allergic reactions can be observed.

At patients with schizophrenia increase of fears, uneasiness, nonsense and hallucinations is possible.

Acephen storage conditions

Acephen belongs to group B medicines, i.e. is released without recipe. A drug period of validity – 3 years from the date of its production. It is necessary to store Acephen in the dry cool place.

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