Limaprost Alfadex tablets 5 mcg for numbness and pain in limbs (lumbar spinal stenosis, thromboangiitis obliterans, Nichi-Iko, Opalmon, Prorenal) - 100 tab
What are Limaprost Alfadex tablets 5 mg for numbness in the limbs (lumbar spine stenosis, thromboangiitis obliterans, Opalmon. Prorenal)?
Limaprost alfadex is an oral analog of prostaglandin. It works by affecting vascular smooth muscles cells, causing dilation or constriction, platelets causing disaggregation or aggregation, and spinal neurons causing pain. Limaprost Alfadex tablets provide antithrombotic and vasodilator effect and reduce peripheral circulation failure. Also, this medicine improves nerve function and the blood flow to the nerve tissue of cervical spondylosis. As the results, these tablets relieve such symptoms as numbness and pain in the limbs (both arms and legs), and significantly improve walking ability of patients.
Limaprost Alfadex tablets are effective for the reliving of symptoms of thromboangiitis or acquired lumbar spine canal stenosis. Japanese researchers pointed out the particular effectiveness of this medicine in treating lumbar spine stenosis in patients who have concurrent osteoporosis (especially older patients) and cervical spondylotic radiculopathy.
Limaprost Alfadex is available in packages of 100 and 200 tablets. This is 100 tablets package.
Active principles: limaprost alfadex
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Sawai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., etc.
Indications: improving such symptoms in patients with thromboangiitis or acquired lumbar spine stenosis as:
- numbness in limbs,
- pain in arms,
- pain in legs,
- poor gait.
How to take
For thromboangiitis obliterans: take 2 tablets (10 mg of active principle) 3 times a day.
For acquired lumbar spine stenosis: take 1 tablet (5 mg) 3 times a day.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.