Nikoshpan - vasodilators.

Pharmacological action

Nikoshpan - combined tool, as part of which are nicotinic acid and Drotaverine hydrochloride, therefore, its therapeutic effect is due to the pharmacological action of each component.

Niacin is involved in the processes of tissue respiration, dilates blood vessels, involved in the metabolism of fats. Drotaverine has a relaxing effect on muscle tissue.

The combination of the components makes it possible to eliminate the pain caused by a spasm of blood vessels.

Product form

Buy nikoshpan can tablets and solution.

The analogue nikoshpan - nicotinic acid.

Indications nikoshpan

Nikoshpan of instructions used in atherosclerotic encephalopathy, cerebral vasospasm, obliterating endarteritis, coronary atherosclerosis, vasoconstriction occurring during menopause.

The good effect is observed after administration of the drug to relieve migraine headaches usual.


Nikoshpan of instruction is contraindicated in severe cardiac, hepatic, renal insufficiency, children up to 18L., In case of hypersensitivity.

Among the excipients of the preparation is lactose, so it can not be taken for patients with lactose intolerance: can develop abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract.

It has been found that the tool does not deny the negative effects on the fetus, but before you buy nikoshpan, nursing, pregnant woman should receive appropriate advice of a doctor because studies about the safety of the drug in these states have not been conducted.

During treatment Nikoshpanom should be noted that it reduces the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and means of lowering blood sugar, as well as the drug L-dopa for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

The simultaneous use of funds from the statins may cause myopathy and acute rhabdomyolysis.

Instructions for use nikoshpan

 Nicotinic acid - similar nikoshpan
 Nikoshpan take one tablet 1-3r / day administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly at 1-2ml one or two p / day.

If necessary, you can enter nikoshpan into a vein at a dose of 1 ml.

For the treatment of peripheral circulatory disorders is administered into an artery in the thigh - 1-2ml.

To eliminate migraine and vasospasm tablet is best taken on an empty stomach, for other reasons - after a meal.

Side effects

Nikoshpan can cause dizziness, rash, nausea, dyspepsia, headache, reduced pressure, burning sensation at the injection site, fainting, itching, insomnia, constipation.

Similar side effects observed after the use of analogue nikoshpan: redness of the body, face, dizziness, numbness, reduced pressure.