The original drug for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis, scientists have created the Institute of Chemistry. AE Tabor Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
By efficiency, it is not inferior to the best foreign drugs, but it is several times cheaper. It is equally important that the Russian "antisklerotin", as opposed to imports, has virtually no side effects. After all, it is because many of them are well-known drugs can be used a maximum of six months and then must make a significant break, so that the body was able to normalize the various health indicators. Russian scientists developed the drug can be safely taken continuously for several years.
— Our product obtained from Siberian larch, — told the "RG" deputy director of the Institute of Chemistry Dr. Valery Stankevich. — In one tree up to 25 percent of the substance, which is used to make medicine, so its price is low. A method for producing patented.
St. Petersburg Institute of Medical Sciences preclinical toxicology studies of a new drug, and confirmed its efficacy and safety for the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis. Siberian scientists are now preparing documents in Pharmacological Committee, to get a "good" on the conduct of clinical trials. But this requires significant resources, at least tens of millions of rubles.