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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cavinton. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Cavinton during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Cavinton during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Cavinton alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and re... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Cavinton in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Cavinton in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Cavinton is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke and memory loss in Parkinson's disease. It can also be used to ... View More
Uses of Cavinton
- Alzheimer's disease
- Dementia in Parkinson's disease
- Age related memory loss
- Head injury
Side effects of Cavinton
- Dryness in mouth
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Stomach pain
How to use Cavinton
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cavinton may be taken with... View More
How Cavinton works
Cavinton is semisynthetic alkaloid. It has a nootropic (protects nerves and the brain) effect. It inhibits the voltage-dependent neuronal sodium channel... View More
- Take it with food or as suggested by your doctor.
- It may make you feel dizzy. Do not drive or do anything requiring mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid alcohol while taking Cavinton as it may cause increased dizziness.
- Inform your doctor if you suffer from any bleeding or heart disorder, hypertension or are taking anticoagulant medications such as warfarin and heparin.... View More
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Dementia, Cerebrovascular disorders, Stroke
Should be taken with food. Take after meals.
Oral Adult Tablet: 1-2 tablets thrice daily, the maintenance dose is 1 tablet thrice daily. Parenteral IM Injection: Daily dose of 20-40 mg are to... View More
Parenteral treatment- Severe ischaemic heart disease, severe rhythm disorders and pregnancy. Pregnancy, Lactation.
Mode of Action
Vinpocetine is derived from vincamine. It increases cerebral circulation and utilisation of oxygen and is used in a variety of cerebral disorders. Shown... View More
Hypertension or cardiac dysfunction. In the acute stage until the improvement of symptoms parenteral treatment is recommended followed by oral treatment... View More
Transient hypotension, tachycardia.
Possible decrease in anticoagulation effect with warfarin.
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More