Name: Cognium Tablet
Manufacturer: Charak Pharma Pvt Ltd
MRP: Rs. 89.00
Unit Price: Rs. 4.45
Package Price: Rs. 89.00 (Qty.: 20)
Package Form: Strip
Medicine Form: Tablet
What is Cognium?
Cognium is an Ayurvedic preparation used to treat many neurological disorders. The medicine exerts its therapeutic effect by preventing degeneration of nerves and nerve cells.
Composition of Cognium:
Cognium tablet consists of the following Ayurvedic medicines:
- Abhrak Bhasma
- Myristica Fragrans
- Acorus Calamus
- Bacopa Monnieri
- Terminalia Arjuna
- Withania Somniera
- Celastrus Paniculatus
- Centella Asiatica
- Glycine Soja
- Mukta Pishti
These above mentioned Ayurvedic ingredients act on the central nervous system and help in treating many health conditions.
What is Cognium Used For?
The therapeutic indications of Cognium are as follows:
- Loss of memory
- Anxiety neurosis
- Lack of concentration
- Prevention of neuron degeneration
- Mental stress
- Oxidative stress
Apart from the above mentioned diagnosis, there are other health conditions for which Cognium could be prescribed.
Side Effects of Cognium:
Cognium tends to develop the following side effects if the medicine is taken in excess or in a wrong manner:
- Increased nervousness
- Sensation of general discomfort
- Loss of sleep
- Nausea and vomiting
Patients could experience other side effects as well apart from the ones mentioned above.
Precautions for Cognium Consumption:
Patients who are on a course of Cognium are asked to follow some precautions to avoid development of harmful drug reactions. Some of these side effects have been mentioned below:
- Cognium should be consumed only if it has been prescribed by a physician, neurologist or psychiatrist, and it should be consumed only in the prescribed dosage.
- Patients who have been advised to take Cognium, should refrain from consuming alcohol or using tobacco.
- Cognium is not meant for use in small children, pregnant women or lactating mothers.
- Patients who are allergic to any Ayurvedic component of Cognium, should refrain from taking the medicine.
- Patients who have a surgery scheduled in near future or have recently undergone surgery, should not use Cognium tablet without consulting with a surgeon.
- Cognium tends to have a drug interaction with certain anxiolytic medicines. Patients should provide their doctor information about any other medicines which they are taking, before starting on a course of Cognium.
Information about other drugs having therapeutic action and composition similar to Cognium is not available.
- How can Cognium be consumed by those who have trouble swallowing a whole tablet of the medicine?
Cognium is available in the form of syrup meant for oral consumption. People who have difficulty in swallowing tablets, can use the syrup instead.
- Which disorders cannot be treated with Cognium?
More severe neurological disorders like Parkinsonism, dementia, psychological disorders like bipolar disorders, mood disorder, will not respond to treatment with Cognium. These disorders require more intense therapy.