Glycine: side effects and indications for use


"Glycine" is a drug that hasbeneficial effect on metabolic processes in the human brain. It is a part of various biologically active substances, not an exception is the protein composition of body tissues. In addition, glycine is a neurotransmitter, taking a direct part in the transmission of information on nerve fibers.

Under the influence of this drug significantlyimproves working capacity and mood, which affects well the adaptation of a person in the work collective and in the family. It also has a beneficial effect on sleep, removes the effects of the effects of neurotic experiences on internal organs, the central nervous system and circulatory systems.

The drug "Glycine", the side effects of whichare extremely rare, it is prescribed for stroke and various brain injuries, since it significantly reduces the negative consequences. It is used to treat chronic alcoholism, to restore normal brain function and to alleviate the consequences after the toxic effects of alcoholic beverages. It reduces the need for brain tissue in oxygen, thereby improving the process of memorizing new material and developing cognitive abilities.

The drug "Glycine": side effects. The use of this drug is contraindicated in the presence of individual intolerance of its components. There were no cases of drug overdose. As a side effect, allergic reactions may occur. The positive side effect of this drug is that it reduces the intensity of side effects of other drugs that have a direct effect on the central nervous system, including hypnotics and sedatives.

Allergic reactions to it occurit is rare, but it can be very difficult to predict how this process will proceed. There are weak manifestations of allergic reactions in the form of rash, accompanied by itching, and there are also more severe cases, accompanied by Quinck's swelling or even anaphylactic shock. It should be borne in mind that with the continuation of the drug allergic reaction increases, so if an allergy to "Glycine" is present, stop taking the drug immediately and see a doctor.

In individual cases, you may receiveincreased sleepiness, which is accompanied by noise in the head. There is also a slight expansion of the vessels, which causes a severe headache. Since the drug "Glycine" (the side effects of which are caused by individual intolerance) is a powerful sedative, then an overdose results in a state of apathy, and the efficiency decreases. Due to excessive suppression of the central nervous system, there may also be a slight loss of coordination and thirst.

Very careful to the use of the drug shouldtreat hypotonia, since glycine tends to slightly lower blood pressure. Such a decrease entails, in turn, weakness, dizziness, and darkening of the eyes. With a decrease in pressure, complaints of heaviness in the head are possible.

Also attentive to the use of the drug should be the drivers, as in individual cases it is possible to reduce the concentration of attention and inhibition of motor reactions.

Drug "Glycine", the side effects of whichmanifest individually, may have an adverse effect on the embryo or fetus, as a result of which congenital defects develop. Also taken drugs tend to enter the child’s body along with the mother’s milk, so nursing mothers, no less than pregnant, should be wary of the use of the drug.

It is undesirable to take the drug hypotonicis before a long trip or before work, as even a slight decrease in pressure can lead to syncope, especially on hot summer days.

Considering all the side effects, "Glycine" is a beneficial agent, which, however, must be prescribed exclusively by the attending physician.