Huperzine A Pharmacology

Huperzine A

About Huperzine A
Mechanism of Action of Huperzine A
Huperzine A is thought to be beneficial for problems with memory, loss of mental abilities (dementia), and the muscular disorder myasthenia gravis because it causes an increase in the levels of acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is one of the chemicals that our nerves use to communicate in the brain, muscles, and other areas.
Pharmacokinets of Huperzine A
Absorption: Readily from GI tract
Distribution: Wide, including brain
Metabolism: Some first pass metabolism in liver
Onset of Action for Huperzine A
Duration of Action for Huperzine A
Half Life of Huperzine A
Side Effects of Huperzine A
4.Blurred vision
Contra-indications of Huperzine A
1.Seizure disorders
2.Cardiac arrhythmias
6.Malabsorption syndromes
Special Precautions while taking Huperzine A
Pregnancy Related Information
Not recommended
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Not recommended
Children Related Information
Indications for Huperzine A
1.Improving memory, mental function, and behavior in people with dementia from certain conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, multi-infarct dementia, or senile dementia.
2.Improving memory in healthy adolescents
3.Use by injection to prevent muscle weakness due to the muscular disorder myasthenia gravis.
Interactions for Huperzine A
Typical Dosage for Huperzine A
Alzheimer's disease & Multi-infarct dementia:50-200 mcg PO BID
Senile or presenile dementia:30 mcg PO BID
Prevention of muscle weakness in myasthenia gravis:400 mcg IM qDay

Schedule of Huperzine A
Storage Requirements for Huperzine A
Effects of Missed Dosage of Huperzine A
Effects of Overdose of Huperzine A

Home Delivery for Huperzine A in Your City

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