By Medically reviewed by Hello Doktor Medical Panel


What is Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine) used for?

Tanganil® is commonly used for symptomatic treatment of vertiginous crisis.

How should I take Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

For orally taken form, you should:

  • Take Tanganil® by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.
  • Read the label carefully before using Tanganil®.
  • Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

Tanganil® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Tanganil® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Tanganil® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Tanganil® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

Before using Tanganil®, tell your doctor if you have:

  • Allergic reaction: to Tanganil®, excipients using for dosage form containing Tanganil®. The information is detailed in the leaflet.
  • Allergic reaction to any other medicines, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.
  • Pediatric.
  • Geriatric.
  • Used any other health conditions, drugs that have a risk of interaction with Tanganil®.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

For women in pregnancy: based on the available data, it is important not to use Tanganil® during pregnancy whatever the term.

In the absence of available data, you should not use Tanganil® during breastfeeding.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

As taking others medicines, taking Tanganil® can cause some side effects. Most of them are rarely occurring and do not need any supplementary treatment. However, it is always important for you to consult your doctor if you have any problem after taking this medicine.

Some of the side effects are listed below: rash (sometimes associated with itching), urticaria.

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.


What drugs may interact with Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

Tanganil® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

Tanganil® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine)?

Tanganil® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.


The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine).

What is the dose of Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine) for an adult?

Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Tanganil® hydrochloride.

Recommended doses in some cases are 1.5 to 2 g per day, 3-4 tablets taken twice daily, in the morning and evening. The duration of treatment is variable according to clinical response (between 10 days and 5 to 6 weeks). In the early stage of treatment or in the case of failure, the dose may be increased without inconvenience to 3 g and 4 g per day even.

What is the dose of Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine) for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Tanganil® (Acetyl-D-Leucine) available?

Tanganil® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths: tablet 500 mg.

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services (115) or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Tanganil®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: October 10, 2016 | Last Modified: December 19, 2019

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