Encephabol 100 mg is derived from vitamin B6 and is used to increase the function of the brain. It is used as an anti-AlzheimerÍs drug and helps to treat dementia and memory impairment. It increases the glucose to the brain and thus helps in increasing energy as well as the functioning of the brain. It is given to children to help increase memory and to treat learning and cognitive disorders. It has been found that it helps to cure hangovers.
Dosage And Administration
Encephabol 100 mg tablets have to be taken with a glass of water and can be taken with or without food. The usual dose is two tablets taken thrice a day for about ten days. After ten days, the doctor will review the case and decide the dosage.
It is better to take Pyritinol Dihydrochloride Monohydrate tablets as a whole and not chewed, broken or crushed. This way too much of the drug will not be released at once.
There are a few side effects to Encephabol 100 mg and some of them are as follows:
- Loss of appetite
- Upset stomach
- Prickling, burning sensations and tingling of the hands and feet
- Skin rash
- Sleep disturbances
- Mood swings
- Change in appetite or weight
In some very unusual cases it has been found that Pyritinol Dihydrochloride Monohydrate tablets cause:
- photo allergic eruption
- acute pancreatitis
If any of these side effects are seen it is best that you go to a doctor immediately.
Encephabol 100mg is safe to be prescribed for children and the elderly but in certain cases it is necessary the doctor is informed about:
- Pregnant and breast feeding women
- If you are allergic to any drugs or anything else
- If you are taking any medication
- If you are taking any supplements or vitamins
- If you suffer from any kind of illness or have any medical condition
The doctor will decide on the dosage depending on the above. Those patients who are suffering from immunopathological reactions and hypersensitivity should monitor their urine, immunological and blood parameters regularly.
Drug Interactions With Pyritinol Dihydrochloride Monohydrate
It has been noted that Pyritinol Dihydrochloride Monohydrate when taken with levamisole, gold preparation and D-penicillamine can potentiate the side effects of the above mentioned drugs. No other noteworthy interaction has been established clinically.