Pharmacological action

Semax - (метионил-глутамил-гистидил-фенилаланил-пролил-глицил-пролин) - It is a synthetic corticotropin analogue, and relates to a class of regulatory peptides, has neuroprotective properties, has psychostimulant, antihypoxic and antioxidant effect, while devoid of hormonal activity.  Semaks 1%

The action is aimed at drug Semaks processes associated with memory: enhances attention when memorizing and analyzing information, and improves the organization of memory structures. Semaks helps the body to adapt to hypoxia, anesthesia, cerebral ischemia and other destructive effects for the brain.

Application Semax is not toxic, both single and in a long time. Practical reviews of semax show that the drug does not reveal allergic, teratogenic and mutagenic properties.

Semaks listed as essential drugs, approved by the Russian government.

Product form

Available in the form of nasal drops colorless 0, 1%.


The drug permeates through the nasal mucosa. Digested by about 60-70% of the active substance. Faster than other analogs Semax, spreads throughout the body. Once in the blood, actively degraded, breaking up of individual amino acids, and excreted in the urine.

Indications Semax

Intellectual disorders associated with vascular lesions of the brain, the consequences of traumatic brain injury, neurosurgery. Stroke, including ostroishemichesky, migraine, recovery disorders caused by anesthesia, asthenoneurotic syndromes of different nature. Chronic ischemic attacks.

In addition, it is recommended to use Semaks to increase the adaptive capacity of the brain in extreme situations, prevention of fatigue associated with work in emergency situations, especially in monotonous work.

Before using the product are advised to carefully read the instructions for Semax.


Semaks applied intranasally, using a vial equipped with a pipette. Detailed scheme is contained in the instructions for Semax. One drop of solution contains 50 mg of active substance. Pipette solution was injected into the nasal passage. If necessary, additional use is possible at intervals of 10-15 minutes. A single dose is calculated 3-30mkg / kg daily 7-70 mg / kg. Standard course is from one week to 10 days.  Semaks 0, 1%

Side effects of Semax

Semaks, as a preparation from the group of regulatory peptides, used in small amounts (typically tenths of a mg). Abandoned by physicians applying Semaks reviews showed its high efficiency and the associated security reception

It was also found no negative interactions with other drugs, including etilsoderzhaschie.


Hypersensitivity or idiosyncrasy to the drug. Acute psychiatric disorders, convulsions.

Application Semax during pregnancy and lactation

The result of the experiments did not reveal any teratogenic or toxic effects on the fetus, but severe clinical trial was conducted. So use the drug during pregnancy or lactation is possible only when the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential harm to the fetus or unborn child. Either is used Semax analogues that have been clinically tested.


Symptoms of drug overdose have been identified, even with a significant increase in a single dose.

Side effects of Semax

Among the side effects of the drug found possible with prolonged use irritation of the mucous membranes of the nose, which is easy to stop, canceling the use of Semax a couple of days, or assign additional usage drops of oil-based.


Keep the medication in need Semaks dark place, away from children at a temperature of +1 to + 10C.