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Cerepro

Nootropic agent, which is widely used to treat patients with craniocerebral trauma of varying severity. 

ATC classification

N07AX02 Choline alfoscerate

Active ingredients

Холина альфосцерат

Indications of the cerepro

It is prescribed for the complex therapy of strokes, both hemorrhagic and ischemic, which occur with a marked lesion of the brain.

It is a necessary preparation for patients with circulatory insufficiency in the brain. Used to treat senile pseudomelanchia and various cognitive disorders.

Release form

This product is available immediately in two forms: capsules and solution. Gelatine soft capsules can have a red or brown tint. The solution is always clear and completely colorless. The drug contains an active component of choline alphosetate. 

Pharmacodynamics

Cerepro is a cholinomimetic of central action, it contains about 40.5% of metabolically protected choline. Due to this, this substance has its effect precisely in the brain. When the drug enters the patient's body, it begins to interact with the enzymes, and then breaks down into glycerophosphate and pure choline. Choline takes part in the biological synthesis of acetylcholine, and glycerophosphate normalizes the phospholipid structures that are located in the neuronal membrane.

Thanks to this remedy, phosphatidylcholine and acetylcholine are synthesized in the body, which help improve blood flow and strengthen metabolic processes in the central nervous system, and increases the linear blood flow on the side of the brain that was affected. In patients, the behavioral response is improved, and the space-time characteristics are normalized. The drug effectively improves the basic functions of the brain.

Pharmacokinetics

After the patient took the drug, its absorption is about 88%. Through the GEB penetrates quite easily. In the brain, the concentration of the active ingredient is 45%. Lungs remove about 85% of the substance, the rest is excreted through feces and urine.

Use of the cerepro during pregnancy

For the treatment of pregnant women is not used, because its effect on the development of the fetus has not been studied. Also, the drug can not be used during breastfeeding, because its active ingredient penetrates into the milk.

Contraindications

  1. Intolerance of the components of the drug.
  2. Feeding the baby with breast milk.
  3. Pregnancy.

Side effects of the cerepro

  1. Allergies (rash, itching, hives, redness).
  2. Nausea (body reaction to dopamergic activation).

Dosing and administration

In the acute period of the stroke, the dosage is as follows: 1 g of the drug (only a solution that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly) once every 24 hours for 10 days to 2 weeks. Next, you need to transfer the patient to take capsules (1.2 grams): two capsules in the morning and one capsule in the daytime. This course lasts about six months.

If the condition is chronic, you must take one capsule of the drug three times in 24 hours. The therapy lasts from 3 months to 6 months.

Capsules are best taken before meals.

Overdose

When an overdose of the drug may develop dyspepsia. For treatment, symptomatic therapy is used, activated charcoal is taken and the stomach is washed.

Interactions with other drugs

Not found.

Storage conditions

Keep the drug recommended in a place protected from direct sunlight. It is important that young children do not have access to the medicine. The air temperature should not exceed +25 degrees. 

Shelf life

You can store up to two years. Do not use the drug after the expiration date. 

Pharmacological group

Ноотропы (нейрометаболические стимуляторы)

Pharmachologic effect

Ноотропные препараты

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