Nootropic drugs are used in medicine for various disorders of the brain, reduced memory and IQ level. These medicines help the brain to restore its function, protect against damage. Among them is the drug Noopept.
This remedy has been proven effective in treating a variety of brain dysfunctions. It particularly well established itself in the treatment of the following:
- traumatic factors
The drug helps to restore the ability to remember, process information, improves the ability to learn. It is prescribed for the treatment of cognitive and emotional sphere disorders, when these disorders are the result of head trauma, cerebrovascular insufficiency or fatigue.
Noopept is not mutagenic, it does not accumulate in the body, and is not addictive.
Indications for use:
The remedy can be administered to adult patients with cognitive impairments, as well as persons with emotional lability, which has a different genesis.
The drug is prescribed to patients who have suffered a stroke, suffered from a traumatic brain injury. This drug is effective for those recovering from encephalitis, meningitis and meningoencephalitis.
Noopept is prescribed to eliminate the effects of toxins in the brain, such as alcohol, drugs, certain psychotropic drugs.
Very often the drug is prescribed for the treatment and for the prevention of dementia. Noopept has the property to slow down the aging brain cells, thereby it effectively withstands the disorder of higher functions of the brain.
The medication is quite often prescribed to patients to improve memory, ability to remember and learn. The drug can be given to people who are experiencing increased physical, mental and emotional stress.
Noopept is recommended for students to better memorize large amounts of information.
Dosage and administration:
The tablets are taken with water, after a meal.
The usual recommended daily dose – 20 mg. It is divided into two steps. The first intake is in the morning, the second – in the afternoon.
The daily dose is increased up to 30 mg in case of insufficient therapeutic effect. It is divided into three portions. It is not recommended to take the medication in the evening, after 6pm. Taking the medication in the evening can cause difficulty falling asleep.
The usual course of treatment is 6 to 12 weeks. If there is a need for a repeated treatment, the administration of the drug is repeated no earlier than one month after the first course of treatment. In the case of a long-term treatment, patient should be screened regularly and be under medical supervision.
Allergic reactions are possible. Patients suffering from hypertension may experience frequent elevations of blood pressure. If you have side effects, you should consult your doctor for a replacement drug, that is more appropriate.
The medication is not recommended for people, hypersensitive to its components, such as lactose. It is contraindicated for patients with severe kidney and liver disease.
There are no structural analogues of Noopept. If replacement of this drug is necessary, contact your doctor. The doctor will select a drug with a different active substance, but with the same therapeutic effect.
In conclusion, it should be noted that Noopept is an effective neuroprotective drug that has proven itself in the treatment of almost any brain lesions.