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Schwabe News :: Volume 6 | Issue 7-9 | July - September 2015

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Klimaktolan

INTRODUCTION

Menopause or final menstruation marks the end of reproductive fertility in women. It is preceded by hormonal changes over ten years or more as oestrogen (main female sex hormone) concentrations gradually decline and follicle stimulating hormone concentration increases.  Depending on the overall health of the ladies, the menopause may set in between 44-50 years of age.  Symptoms are erratic bleeding in respect to frequency, duration, consistency and quantity of flow.  The symptoms are also associated with sexual and psychological behaviour, which can vary, and become so intense as to require medication.  The period of declining sexuality, infertility and hormonal alteration around menopause is known as climacteric.


 

The acute symptoms of hormonal alteration include, vasomotoric symptoms such as hot flushes, vertigo, attacks of perspiration, headache, organic symptoms such as vaginal dryness, breast atrophy, urethritis, incontinence and frequent urinary tract infection; and mental symptoms include tiredness, loss of libido, irritability and depression.  Many of these problems are being successfully managed by homoeopathic medicines.  The long term symptom or effect of menopause is bone-resorption and increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.  Hormone replacement therapy carries lots of side effects and therefore should be limited to exceptional conditions. Klimaktolan offers an effective alternate therapy for management of the symptomatic complex of menopause.

 

Indications:  Menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, cardiac palpitation, dizziness, depression, pruritis, restlessness, attacks of perspiration and sleep disorders.

Composition:

Each tablet of 250 mg contains:

Klimaktolan


 

Cimicifuga racemosa 2x                                   25 mg

Sepia officinalis 2x                                             25 mg

Ignatia amara 3x                                                 25 mgLachesis mutus 5x                                             25 mg

Sanguinaria canadensis 2x                             25 mg

Excepients Q.S. to make                                   250 mg

 

Proven action for the individual ingredients in the sphere of claimed action:

Cimicifuga racemosa :  It is indicated for pain in the ovarian region,  nervousness and depression. It covers arthralgic, myalgic and neuralgic symptoms like pain, irritability and sleep disturbances.

Sepia officinalis:  It is indicated for hot flushes, perspiration and weakness during menopause, bearing down sensation, and patient likes to cross legs or press vulva to support and in painful coitus.  It also covers yellow leucorrhoea, prolapse of uterus, depression, sleep disturbances and irritability.

Lachesis mutus :  It is suited for climacteric troubles like palpitation, flushes of heat, headache, fainting, menses too short or feeble and painful.

Ignatia amara :  It is indicated for irregularity in menses in terms of flow and consistency, changing moods and psychological sadness, spasmodic pain, sexual frigidity are covered by this drug.

Sanguinaria canadensis :  It is suited for headaches, offensive menses, corrosive leucorrhoea, soreness of breast, hot flushes, palpitation  and tachycardia.

 

Abstract of the recent research on the similar product Klimaktoplan

Please refer under ‘Research news’.

Dosage: Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician,   1 to 2 tablets, 3 times per day over an extended period of time. If complaints are not relieved, consult a specialist.

Side effects:  No side effects of Klimaktolan  are known.

Contra-indications:  No contra-indications for the use of Klimaktolan   are known.

Interactions:  No interactions between Klimaktolan   and other products are known.

Presentation:  40 tablets in blister pack of 4x10