Russians bought 19 billion rubles worth of sedatives from January to September 2022
From January to September 2022, Russians purchased sedatives in the amount of 18.9 billion rubles, which is more than in the entire vulgar year. About it report “Izvestia” with reference to the Center for the Development of Advanced Technologies.
In just 9 months, 108 million packs of sedatives and 8.4 million packs of antidepressants were purchased. Antidepressants were the most popular among residents Moscow and Petersburg, and sedatives are especially popular in the Pskov, Tver and Tambov regions. This trend is explained by an increase in the general anxiety of the population.
Increased demand will not cause a shortage of drugs. According to experts, the supply of sedatives will last for six months, antidepressants – for seven months.
Previously, Russians were told ways to cope with stress eating. Nutritionist Elena Sviridova notedthat walks will help with this.