Pyritinol Pharmacology


About Pyritinol
A vasoactive cerebral protector, Antioxidant, Nootropic,in cerebral degenerative disorders.
Mechanism of Action of Pyritinol
Pyritinol is a vasoactive cerebral protector. It activates cerebral metabolism and increases glucose transport across blood brain barrier. Pyritinol also enhances cholinergic transmission and blood flow in ischemic brain areas. Thereby Pyritinol counteract the cognitive and functional deficit induced by cardiovascular insufficiency.
Pharmacokinets of Pyritinol
Onset of Action for Pyritinol
Duration of Action for Pyritinol
Half Life of Pyritinol
Side Effects of Pyritinol
1. Nausea
2. Vomiting
3. Epigastric distress
4. Anorexia
5. Headache
6. Insomnia
7. Pruritis
8. Rash
9. Restlessness
10. Increased excitement
11. Fatigue
12. Taste disturbances
13. Hiccups
Contra-indications of Pyritinol
1. Hypersensitivity to Pyritinol
Special Precautions while taking Pyritinol
1. Rheumatoid arthritis
2. Concomitant therapy with Levamisole, Gold or D-Penicillamine
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Use with caution
INFANTS: Use with caution
Indications for Pyritinol
1. Cerebrovascular accidents
2. Head injury
3. Prolonged anaesthesia
4. Concentration and memory deficit
5. Intellectual impairment of senility
6. Developmental disorder of central nervous system in children
Interactions for Pyritinol
Typical Dosage for Pyritinol
Adults: 300 - 600 mg / day in 3 divided doses
Children: 150 - 300 mg / day in 3 divided doses
Infants: 2.5 - 5 ml 1 - 3 times daily.
Schedule of Pyritinol
Storage Requirements for Pyritinol
Store in a cool dry place in a tightly closed container. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Pyritinol
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed. If it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose. Continue the regular schedule.
Effects of Overdose of Pyritinol
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment. Gastric lavage can be done.

Home Delivery for Pyritinol in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for pyritinol and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for pyritinol may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take pyritinol only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for pyritinol before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for pyritinol with the pharmacy.

Pyritinol is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for pyritinol might be better known than pyritinol itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have pyritinol in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for pyritinol.