Bilobil instructions for use
- Bilobil instructions for use
- Release form and composition
- Pharmacological properties of the drug
- Indications for use of the drug
- Dosage and administration
- Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
- Side effects and drug overdose
- Interaction with other drugs
- Storage conditions and dispensing of the drug in pharmacies
- Bilobil analogues
- Bilobil price
The drug Bilobil belongs to the group of psychoanaleptics - medicinal substances of plant origin, whose action is aimed at improving the functioning of the brain and the nervous system as a whole.
Release form and composition
Bilobil comes in the form of capsules for oral administration. Each capsule contains extract of ginkgo biloba leaves, lactose and auxiliary components. Capsules are available in cellular blister packs of 10 pieces in dosages of 40, 80 and 120 mg.
Pharmacological properties of the drug
Bilobil capsules are a complex preparation of plant origin, the therapeutic properties of which consist in improving the blood supply to the brain, due to which it receives more oxygen, nutrients and glucose. Patients who take this drug, note an improvement in concentration, increased efficiency and memory function.
The active active ingredients of the capsule slightly dilates the blood vessels of the brain, as a result of which patients experience persistent headaches, tingling sensations or numbness in the head. In addition, plant extracts that are part of the preparation have a pronounced antioxidant effect and protect cells and brain tissues from the negative effects of free radicals, ionizing radiation and other harmful environmental factors. Regular use of this drug significantly reduces the risk of ischemic strokes and cerebral infarction in individuals with hereditary predisposition.
Indications for use of the drug
The drug Bilobil (40 mg) and Bilobil Forte (80 mg) is indicated for the treatment and prevention of such conditions in patients:
- Circulatory disorders in the limbs and blood vessels of the brain;
- Feeling of anxiety and fear;
- Dizziness and headaches;
- Frequent stress and psycho-emotional overwork;
- Tinnitus and ringing;
- Sleep disturbance, often insomnia;
- Cooling the limbs, covering the palms with cold sweat;
- Decreased memory and fatigue at work;
- Discomfort when moving, tingling in the limbs;
The drug Bilobil Intens with a dosage of 120 mg is prescribed to patients for therapeutic purposes with such pathologies:
- Disorders of cerebral circulation;
- Tinnitus and sleep disturbance;
- Emotional lability;
- Raynaud's disease;
- Diabetic retinopathy as part of complex therapy;
- Mental impairment;
- As part of complex therapy for vegetative dystonia with panic attacks.
According to the instructions, this drug has a number of contraindications for use:
- Individual hypersensitivity to the components of the drug;
- Allergic reactions in the past to similar drugs of plant origin;
- Lactase deficiency;
- Waiting period and breastfeeding.
Dosage and administration
Capsules are intended for oral administration. This drug should not be chewed or opened, it is recommended to swallow the capsule whole with a small amount of liquid. In order to reduce the risk of irritation of the mucous membranes of the digestive tract, the drug is taken after meals. The duration of therapy and the dose of the drug are selected by the doctor for each individual patient individually. It depends on his diagnosis, the severity of symptoms of the disease, age, body weight and the individual characteristics of the organism. According to the instructions, adults are prescribed 1 capsule of the drug three times a day. Significant improvements in patients are observed after a month from the start of the drug. The minimum course of treatment with Bilobil is 3 months, after which the therapy is stopped or prolonged.
The drug Bilobil Intens with a dosage of 120 mg is prescribed to patients at the rate of 1 capsule 2 times a day. Otherwise, the rules for using this drug are the same.
Use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation
In medicine, there is no data on the teratogenic effect of this drug on the fetus, however, in the period of carrying a child, its use is contraindicated in women because of the high risk of allergic reactions and side effects in the future mother.
The use of this drug in the period of breastfeeding is possible only if the woman agrees to transfer the baby to the milk-adapted mixture and stop lactation.
Side effects and drug overdose
In most cases, Bilobil is well tolerated by patients, and only in some cases, when hypersensitivity to the components of the capsule may develop the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain, nausea;
- Diarrhea or constipation;
- Allergic skin rash, itching;
- Reduced blood pressure;
- Urticaria ;
- In rare cases, the development of angioedema.
Most often, the development of these side effects was observed in elderly patients with the use of the drug Bilobil Intens with a dosage of 120 mg, as well as in patients who significantly exceeded the dose indicated by the doctor.
With the development of such reactions, treatment with the drug should be stopped and consult a doctor.
Interaction with other drugs
With the simultaneous use of capsules of this drug with anticoagulants or aspirin in patients dramatically increases the risk of bleeding. If necessary, treatment with drugs of this group, the patient must regularly pass blood tests and evaluate its clotting function. If your doctor prescribes you Bilobil, and you are already taking drugs from the group of anticoagulants or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory substances, you should definitely inform him about it!
Storage conditions and dispensing of the drug in pharmacies
Bilobil dispensed in pharmacies without a prescription. The drug should be stored at a temperature not exceeding 15 degrees, avoiding contact with the package of direct sunlight. Keep capsules away from children!
The shelf life of the drug is 2 years, at the end of the capsules can not be taken orally.
Bilobil Intens, Bilobil Forte, Ginkgo Biloba, Ginos, Memoplant, Tanakan
Bilobil capsules 40mg - from 190 to 260 rubles.