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Encephabol 200mg Tablet

Name: Encephabol 200mg Tablet
Manufacturer: Merck Ltd
MRP: Rs. 342.23
Unit Price: Rs. 11.41
Package Price: Rs. 342.23 (Qty.: 30)
Package Form: strip
Medicine Form: tablet

What is Encephabol?

Encephabol is an oral nerve tonic which helps in rejuvenating fatigued and degenerated cells of central nervous system. This property of the medicine helps in treatment of several brain and nerve disorders.

Composition of Encephabol:

The active ingredient of Encephabol is Pyritinol. This drug acts on the central nervous system and helps to maintain a balance between the chemicals that control memory, concentration, nerve strength etc. Pyritinol acts via the medium of other components of Encephabol which are neutral and do not interfere with drug action.

What is Encephabol Used for?

Therapeutic indications of Encephabol are mentioned below:

  • Loss of memory following brain trauma
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alcoholic neuropathy

Other nervous system disorders apart from the ones mentioned above may also respond well to treatment with Encephabol.

Side Effects of Encephabol:

Usage of Encephabol is known to cause the following side effects:

  • Changes in hunger pattern
  • Lack of adequate sleep
  • Mood swings
  • Hormonal imbalance

Apart from the above mentioned symptoms, other side effects may also be experienced by patients who are on a course of Encephabol.

Precautions for Encephabol Consumption:

Encephabol is a medicine with ability to alter the levels of chemical messengers within the central nervous system. This same property of the medicine could prove to be harmful in a healthy person. Therefore, the below mentioned precautions are to be followed by patients who are on a course of Encephabol:

  • Patients are strictly prohibited from consuming alcohol or any other addictive substance which has a direct effect on the central nervous system.
  • Encephabol is not meant for consumption in children.
  • Patients who have recently undergone neurosurgery should not take Encephabol unless it has been prescribed by a physician.
  • Patients should inform their doctor about any other medications they might be taking, in order to avoid drug interaction with Encephabol.
  • Patients who are allergic to Pyritinol should not use Encephabol tablet.

Patients should follow all the above mentioned instructions and any other precautions which might be advised to them.

Encephabol Alternatives:

Other medicines having similar chemical composition and therapeutic action to Encephabol can be used as its substitutes. One such drug is mentioned below:

  • Renervol Tablet.

Renervol should not be used in place of Encephabol unless it has been prescribed by a neurologist.

Encephabol FAQs:

  • Is Encephabol safe during pregnancy?
    Use of Encephabol is strictly prohibited for pregnant and breast feeding mothers. It could harm the mother as well as baby.

  • For which disorders is the use of Encephabol contraindicated?
    Use of Encephabol is contraindicated in patients suffering from kidney and liver disorders, cancer, hormonal disorders and any debilitating infections.