Efficacy of Mexidol in the correction of postcovid syndrome in patients with chronic cerebrovascular diseases

Razumovsky Saratov State Medical University, Saratov, Russia

Objective. To evaluate the effectiveness of sequential therapy with Mexidol and Mexidol FORTE 250 in the correction of postcovoid syndrome (PKS) in patients with chronic cerebrovascular diseases (CVD). Material and methods. The analysis of the results of examination and treatment of 110 patients with CVD who underwent COVID-19 was carried out. Patients of the main group (OH, n=55) received Mexidol (5 ml IV drip for 14 days, followed by the transition to the tablet form of Mexidol FORTE 250 1 table 3 times/day for 2 months); 55 patients of the comparison group (GS) did not receive antioxidants. All patients included in the study were conducted MRI examination and extensive neuropsychological testing. Results. There was a significant improvement in the state of cognitive functions, regression of symptoms of asthenia, improvement of night sleep in patients with OG. The differences were statistically significant both in comparison with the baseline level and the HS. Conclusion. The administration of the drug does not require age-related dose adjustment and is well combined with basic therapy. The recommended regimen for the use of Mexidol: 14 days of 5 ml i/v or i/m, then taking the drug Mexidol FORTE 250 at a dose of 1 table 3 times/day for 2 months. Keywords: chronic cerebrovascular diseases, postcovid syndrome, Mexidol, treatment.