Mildronate (Meldonium) is a Soviet anti-ischemic drug primarily used to protect the heart from ischemic damage.
It is used to treat ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disorders, and asthenia (aka chronic fatigue). Mildronate also often used recreationally by many people as a performance enhancer, especially by athletes.
Meldonium works by inhibiting carnitine biosynthesis, thus preventing accumulation of fatty acid oxidation byproducts in tissues.
Indications for use:
Interesting facts about Mildronate:
Dosage and administration
The recommended dosage depends on diagnosis: