thioctic acid refers to detoxification, hepatoprotective, hypocholesterolemic, antioxidant, as well as lipid-lowering agents.It improves liver function, reducing its impact on the function of exogenous and endogenous toxic substances.
Alpha lipoic (thioctic) acid - a crystalline powder with a light yellow color.According to its chemical properties, it has the following characteristics: poorly soluble in water and well in alcohol.
thioctic acid helps to normalize the energy and carbohydrate and lipid metabolism.Its functions include the regulation of metabolic processes cholesterol.After ingestion fasting thioctic acid is well absorbed into the bloodstream from the gastrointestinal tract.Its bioavailability is in the range of thirty to sixty percent.Conclusion thioctic substances from the body is carried out by the kidneys as metabolic products.
drug manufacturers are available pharmacological agents containing alpha-lipoic acid.There are medications in the form of coated tablets.These include the
thioctic acid, the instructions for use which indicates the main area of use of the drug, recommended for different kinds of pathologies.These include:
- polyneuropathy with different genesis (alcoholic, diabetic, etc.);
- chronic hepatitis type;
- cirrhosis of the liver;
- poisoning derived from salts of heavy metals and the use of fungi;
- intoxication with chronic.
thioctic acid is recommended and as a preventive measure, reducing the risk of atherosclerotic disease.
main active ingredient of the drug in the body acts as a coenzyme and plays a major role in the processes that contribute to the formation of energy in the cell.Alpha lipoic acid has effects on the body due to which reduced the level of sugar in the blood and increases the amount of glycogen in the liver.Intoxication or overabundance of certain substances formed as a result of the collapse could lead to a breach of the exchange of an item or its deficit.This in turn causes the deactivation process of aerobic glycolysis.
Alpha-lipoic acid in the body may be in the oxidized and reduced forms, which have antioxidant and detoxifying action.By its pharmacological properties this drug is similar to vitamins, belonging to Group B. It is recommended to improve processes and tissue regeneration.
Oral medication administered in doses, the size of which depends on the patient's illness.When diabetic polyneuropathy or alcohol-type drug is used inside the three hundred and six hundred milligrams.If the patient suffers from hepatitis A or the disease, wearing a chronic, degeneration or cirrhosis of the liver, various types of intoxication, the oral dosage is carried out in twelve and twenty-five milligrams.
Has drug contraindications.It is not prescribed for individual hypersensitivity to its components, and children, whose age has not reached six years.
Before the drug may be a manifestation of some side effects.For part of the digestive system they can be the following: vomiting, nausea, and abdominal pain and diarrhea.Taking medication can cause symptoms of allergic reactions in the form of itching, hives and rashes on the skin.Sometimes, due to the use of the drug appears anaphylactic shock.The drug may cause the appearance of a headache and increased intracranial pressure, seizures, and petechial hemorrhages in the mucous membranes and skin, and breathing difficulties.