A careful examination shows that the drugs are identical, are analogues of each other. Each action is carried out due to the main substance – mebicar.
There are practically no differences, except for the name. It is also that Adaptol is produced in Latvia, and Mebikar, except Latvia, is produced in other CIS countries. Adaptol, in addition to tablets, has the form of release – capsules.
Naturally, the price of Adoptol is half the selling price of Mebikar.
Daily stress, stress, economic instability leave their mark on human mental health. More and more bad mood develops into a depressed state and other mental disorders. In addition to conversations with psychiatrists, tranquilizers are prescribed in combination with other drugs.
Mebicar and Adaptol – products recommended by specialists. What are their advantages? Are there any disadvantages? What are the similar products? Which one do you prefer?
Mebikar – moderate daily tranquilizer
The drug is produced in different countries: Russia, Latvia, Ukraine. The name is determined by the main active substance – mebicar.
It is produced in the form of tablets, in each of which 300/500 mg of the active substance.
The tablets look flat-cylindrical, white, with the manufacturer’s trademark on one side.
The drug is in the same group with psychostimulants and nootropics. It is an anxiolytic with a moderate effect. Gradually reduces a sense of concern, fear. Eliminates anxiety disorders, irritability.
It has a calming property without causing muscle relaxation and impaired coordination of movements. Does not slow down mental and motor activity. This opens up the possibility of taking the drug during the day.
Does not cause mood swings, including euphoria, drowsiness. At the same time, it positively affects the quality of sleep and enhances the effect of sleeping pills.
Being a nootropic, it significantly increases concentration, improves memory. It does not cause symptoms of pathological disorders, accompanied by delusions and emotional overexcitation.
Enhances the activity of the hypothalamus and neurotransmitter systems, balancing them.
Mebicar has high bioavailability. After 30 minutes, its concentration is detected in the blood. Exposure to the body is within 4 hours. It does not have the ability to accumulate. It is excreted with the composition of urine after 24 hours.
Treatment is independent of food intake. Dosage is selected individually. Standard – 300-600 mg 2/3 times a day. If necessary, the dosage is increased to 10 g per day. Course: from 2 days to 3 months.
Mebicar is a low-toxic drug. Even with large doses, an overdose is rare. It is characterized by an increase in side symptoms: dyspepsia, allergies, hypotension, weakness, lowering body temperature.
Adaptol is a worthy analogue of Mebikar
The drug is produced in Latvia. It has several forms: capsules, tablets. The main active substance that determines the effect of the drug is mebicar. In different forms, 300 or 500 mg of the main substance is found.
Adaptol refers to psycholeptics, other anxiolytics. Being a tranquilizer, it helps patients to completely or partially get rid of attacks of fear, anxiety, and concern.
Gradually calms a person, while not causing inhibition and impaired coordination of movement. Therefore, it is effectively used in training and during work that requires mental stress.
A person feels naturally without a sharp increase in mood and feelings of euphoria.
Adaptol does not belong to sleeping pills, but it harmonizes perfectly with sleeping pills, enhancing their effect. In this case, sleep becomes better.
Nootropic effect of the drug improves memory, concentration. Increases mental performance. In this case, there are no symptoms of psychopathological disorders: psycho-emotional activity, delirium.
Reduces nicotine addiction.
The drug is characterized by high bioavailability – 80%. Within half an hour, after oral administration, its effect on the body begins. Saved up to 4 hours. It is not metabolized, does not accumulate, but is completely excreted with urine.
It does not apply to toxic substances, therefore, cases of overdose are extremely rare.
Which drug is best for whom?
Due to the fact that in addition to the name, there are no distinguishing features, the indications of the drugs are similar. Everyone can focus on the price and the estimated quality of the medicine.
Therefore, one and the other is suitable for patients experiencing:
- Unreasonable mood swings.
- Self-vegetative side effects from exposure to other antipsychotics.
Drugs are often used in combination with other drugs to combat nicotine addiction.
They have practically no contraindications. With the exception of individual intolerance to constituent substances.
Dosage forms are compatible with antidepressants, antipsychotics, sleeping pills, psychostimulants, tranquilizers.
To whom and in which case it is necessary to approach carefully the choice of dosage forms:
- Who has low blood pressure, pathological disorders of the kidneys and liver.
- With long-term driving, as blood pressure may decrease.
- Patients who have a history of gastrointestinal diseases, since dosage forms can cause dyspeptic disorders: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. In this case, it is better to use Adaptol in capsules and in reduced doses.
- Persons with chronic diseases of bronchial asthma. There are rare cases of bronchospasm.
- People prone to allergic reactions. In rare cases, drugs caused allergic reactions. Then the use of dosage forms ceased.
Since the drugs have high bioavailability, they are not recommended for pregnant, lactating and children.