Drug information of moxisylyte


This medicine is not intended for children under 18 years.
moxisylte is used for the short-term control of Raynaud’s Phenomenon in adults. This is a condition where the fingers and toes become discoloured and is triggered by responses to cold, or emotional distress. Opilon helps by improving blood circulation to the extremities.

Mechanism of effect

Moxisylyte is vasodilator that works as a specific alpha-adrenergic blocking agent. Its action is known to be competitive against norepinephrine without beta-receptor blocking, anti-angiotensin or anti-serotonin activity


Administration of moxisylyte has shown to improve peripheral flow in occlusive arterial disease with little effect in blood pressure. There are reports of increases in cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature after local application of moxisylyte


Moxisylyte is rapidly absorbed after oral administration
In preclinical trials, the volume of distribution presented for beagle dogs is in the range of 0.83-0.98 L/kg
The pharmacokinetic profile of moxisylyte can make this drug to be considered as a prodrug as its biotransformation is very rapid

Drug indications


heart attack

Drug contraindications

Opilon tablets are contraindicated in those with a hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients or who have active liver disease.

Side effects

Stop taking Opilon and seek immediate medical attention if you experience the following:  jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes). This side effect is rare and may indicate that the medicine has affected your liver. Other side effects that have been reported are:  mild nausea (feeling sick)  diarrhoea  headache  flushing of the face  giddiness (a feeling of dizziness or spinning)  rash

Opilon tablets should be used with caution in diabetes as, theoretically, insulin requirements may be reduced. Tricyclic antidepressants may increase any hypotensive effect produced by alpha blockade


Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Opilon if any of the following applies to you:
 diabetes 
high blood pressure 
taking tricyclic antidepressants 
are over 65 years of age

Points of recommendation

This medicine is not intended for children under 18 years.
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose varies from person to person and depends on your condition. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take and for how long you should take them. Swallow the tablets whole with some water. Try to take the tablets at the same time every day. If there is no improvement within two weeks of starting Opilon, your doctor will probably stop your treatment

Pregnancy level

is not recommended for use if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, as its safety has not been established.

Breast feeding warning

Do not breast-feed if you are taking Opilon.

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