Validol produces a sedative effect, and has a moderate reflex and vascular dilative action caused by the stimulation of sensitive nerve endings. At sublingual administration the effect is produced in five minutes and 70 % of the preparation is released in 3 minutes. Use in cases of heart disease (cardialgia), angina, motion sick-ness, nausea, vomiting when seasick or airsick, hysteria, nervousness and headaches from taking nitrates. Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity.
Side effects include nausea, dizziness, and tearing of the eyes.