Vinpocetine Tablets

Vinpocetine - Cardiovascular Drugs affecting the blood circulation of the brain.

Pharmacological action

Vinpocetine improves supply the brain with blood, especially in ischemic areas, improves the portability of oxygen starvation of the brain cells, is expanding its vessels.

Vinpocetine also increases the intermediate exchange active substances: serotonin, norepinephrine, increases the rheological properties of blood, increases the uptake and utilization of glucose.

Product form

Vinpocetine release tablets and injection.

Indications Vinpocetine

The application shown in the Vinpocetine transient ischemic attack, stroke, traumatic brain injuries in posleinsultny period when encephalopathies of various origins, atherosclerosis of cerebral vascular dementia.

There are positive reviews of vinpocetine, its use in the treatment of vascular eye diseases, mental and neurological disorders in patients with cerebrovascular insufficiency, with a decrease in hearing acuity toxic, vascular nature, age-related hearing loss, tinnitus, Meniere's disease, vertigo labyrinthine origin, neuritis cochleovestibular.

Vinpocetine children often prescribed for perinatal pathology of the nervous system that is associated with the ability of the drug to stimulate the blood circulation of the brain and have a positive impact in the areas where changes are detected vessels.

Vinpocetine is also prescribed to children with a sharp decrease in hearing, for the treatment of eye (especially in those cases where it is associated with abnormalities of blood vessels), epilepsy, manic-depressive psychosis.

Instructions for use Vinpocetine

 Vinpocetine infusion solution
 Vinpocetine The instructions stated that, if the disease is severe, is prescribed in / in drip of the drug.

To begin the drug administered 20mg dissolved in 0 5-1l infusion solution (daily dose). Provided good endurance daily dose of 3-4 days can be increased to 1 mg per kilogram of body weight. Duration of treatment - 10-14dn.

After improving the patient is transferred to Vinpocetine tablets - 5-10mg appoint three p / day.

side effects

Application Vinpocetine may cause low blood pressure, tachycardia, arrythmia, braking intraventricular conduction. There are reviews of vinpocetine, indicating that when administered parenterally, it can cause a burning sensation, dizziness, flushing of the skin on the face, nausea, thrombophlebitis at the injection solution.

Contraindications Vinpocetine

Vinpocetine tablets, injections are not administered in case of hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, during lactation, pregnancy.

As recommended in the instructions Vinpocetine, it should be used with caution in severe ischemic heart disease, severe heart rhythm disturbances.

Parenteral administration after a hemorrhagic stroke may decrease after the acute effects, 5d after about a week.