Treatment and Prevention

How to use the drug Ginkgo Biloba 120?

Ginkgo biloba 120 is a biologically active herbal medicine. The absence of chemically synthesized compounds in it makes it relatively safe. Provided that the medicine will be applied, according to the attached instructions, it will not cause side effects.

International non-proprietary name

Ginkgo biloba L.

Ginkgo biloba 120 is a biologically active herbal medicine.

ATH

The code is N06DX02. Refers to angioprotective herbal preparations.

Forms of release and composition

The composition of the medication (capsules or tablets) includes a treated extract of ginkgo bilobate leaves in an amount of 120 mg. Additionally, the capsules include dyes, fillers in the form of modified starch, povidone and carboxymethyl starch, cellulose. To make the tablets of the appropriate type using dyes.

In 1 package can be 30, 60, 100 capsules or tablets.

pharmachologic effect

The medicine of natural origin regulates metabolic phenomena in the cells and tissues of the body, blood flow and microcirculation. Included in the active ingredients normalize the processes of cerebral circulation and nutrition, the transport of glucose and oxygen in the brain tissues. Ginkgo biloba prevents adherence of red blood cells, inhibits the activity of platelet activating factor.

Included in the active ingredients normalize the processes of cerebral circulation.

Regulates the effects on blood vessels, activates the process of synthesis of nitric oxide. Expands small blood vessels and increases venous tone. In this way, the vessels are filled with blood. It has a decongestant effect due to a decrease in vascular permeability. It occurs both at the level of vessels, and in peripheral system.

The antithrombotic effect is provided by stabilizing the cell membranes of platelets, red blood cells. The drug reduces the intensity of the formation of prostaglandins and platelet-activating substances of the blood, does not allow the formation of blood clots. Ginkgo biloba does not allow the appearance of free radicals in the cell membranes (i.e., the active substances that make up the capsules are antioxidants).

Regulates the processes of release, reuptake and exchange of norepinephrine, dopamine and acetylcholine. Improves the ability of these substances to combine with the appropriate receptors. The tool has a pronounced anti-hypoxic (prevents oxygen deficiency) in the tissues, improves metabolism. Helps increase the utilization of glucose and oxygen.

Studies show that the use of medication improves eye function. This is especially suitable for patients who wear glasses or lenses.

The drug does not apply to weight loss. Not used in dermatology.

The drug reduces the intensity of the formation of prostaglandins and platelet-activating substances of the blood.

Pharmacokinetics

The active compound contains ginkgoflavoglycosides - ginkgolides A and B, bilobalide C, quercetin, organic acids from a plant source, proanthocyanidins, and terpenes. Contains trace elements, including rare - titanium, copper, selenium, manganese. When used orally, the bioavailability of substances reaches 90%. The highest concentration of components is achieved approximately 2 hours after internal administration. The half-life of substances of this dietary supplement averages 4 hours (bilobalide and ginkgolida type A), 10 hours in relation to ginkgolida type B.

In the body, the active substances are not exchanged, i.e. they are evacuated by the kidneys and in small quantities with feces in almost unchanged form. Not metabolized in the tissues of the liver.

Indications for use

Ginkgo biloba is indicated for:

  • cognitive deficiency in dyscirculatory encephalopathy as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury;
  • violations of cognitive processes in old age, accompanied by the emergence of a sense of fear, anxiety;
  • reduced mental acuity;
  • sleep disorders of various origins;
  • diabetic retinopathy;
  • lameness as a result of leg 2 obliterating endarteritis;
  • visual impairment due to vascular dysfunction, including with a decrease in its severity;
  • hearing loss, reducing its clarity and sharpness;
  • dizziness and other movement problems
  • Raynaud's disease;
  • phlebeurysm;
  • dementia;
  • depression, constant feeling of fear and anxiety;
  • various microcirculation disorders;
  • diabetes;
  • constant tinnitus;
  • diabetic tissue damage (dangerous conditions that can lead to the development of gangrene in a patient);
  • erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men;
  • acute or chronic hemorrhoids.
Ginkgo biloba is indicated for diabetic retinopathy.
Ginkgo biloba is indicated for impotence.
Ginkgo biloba is indicated for cognitive deficits in dyscirculatory encephalopathy as a result of a stroke.
Ginkgo biloba is indicated for sleep disorders.
Ginkgo biloba is indicated for persistent tinnitus.
Ginkgo biloba is indicated for varicose veins.

Patients should be noted that the crushed extract from the tablets or the contents of the capsules are not used in cosmetics, contrary to the statements of some traditional doctors and websites promoting traditional methods of treating skin diseases. Extract prepared for internal, oral use only. In contact with skin, it can cause burns and other lesions (due to the presence of quercetin in the extract).

If you add the extract to ready-made cosmetics, they can cause an allergic reaction in a person.

Contraindications

The use of Ginkgo biloba 120 is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to active ingredients. Do not use tablets or capsules in such cases:

  • low blood coagulation;
  • ulcerative processes in the stomach and duodenal intestine;
  • erosive gastritis;
  • baby's waiting and breastfeeding period;
  • patient age up to 12 years;
  • heart attack or stroke in the acute stage.

Carefully

Caution must be exercised in the treatment of hypertension. The drug can cause instability pressure, manifested in sharp rises or decreases. It is necessary to observe the same prudence with vegetative-vascular dystonia, especially if the patient is prone to hypotension, pressure jumps when the weather changes.

The drug can cause instability pressure, manifested in sharp rises or decreases.

How to use?

The drug is taken by capsule 1 or 2 times a day with the main meal. Drink half a glass of clean water (not carbonated). The duration of treatment is approximately 3 months, in severe cases longer.

In cognitive disorders, the regimen is the same, and the duration is 8 weeks. After 3 months, according to testimony, a second course may be prescribed. The feasibility of prescribing a second course is determined only by the attending physician.

For tinnitus, take 2 capsules a day for 3 months. In case of dizziness, occlusive lesions of arterial vessels, Ginkgo biloba 120 is administered 1 capsule once a day for 2 months.

With dizziness, it is advisable to take the drug in 2 capsules for 8 weeks.

With diabetes

The tool can be used in diabetes mellitus as the prevention and treatment of the underlying disease. Japanese doctors specifically recommend the substance to all patients with a third blood group.

In diabetes, the drug significantly reduces the need for insulin in the human body. This property of the additive is manifested if the patient will apply it for at least 1.5 months. In diabetes, to correct the glycemic level and prevent the development of complications, it is necessary to use 2 tablets or capsules 2 times a day with the main meal.

The tool can be used in diabetes mellitus as the prevention and treatment of the underlying disease.

Drug use contributes to lowering cholesterol. To do this, take the pills in the recommended dose for at least 1.5 months. Further therapeutic course can be repeated to consolidate the results. Ginkgo can be drunk in combination with other antidiabetic drugs.

Side effects

The treatment may cause side effects:

  • soreness in the head, face and neck;
  • dizziness and incoordination;
  • symptoms of dyspepsia - nausea, sometimes vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea;
  • discomfort in the abdomen;
  • hypersensitivity reactions, including urticaria;
  • dyspnea;
  • skin inflammation, swelling, redness of the skin, itching;
  • eczema;
  • cerebral hemorrhage, stomach and intestinal bleeding (rare).
During treatment, side effects may appear in the form of pain in the head area.
When treatment may cause side effects in the form of shortness of breath.
During treatment, side effects may appear in the form of discomfort in the abdomen.

If these symptoms appear, stop taking the medicine and consult a doctor.

Influence on ability to operate mechanisms

Care should be taken during treatment and driving a car or managing complex equipment. In some cases, a decrease in concentration and reaction rate is possible.

special instructions

During treatment, it is necessary to take into account that the first signs of improvement are visible only a month after the start of capsules. If during this period there are no changes in the state of health, then the further intake of the medicine is stopped and the doctor is consulted.

If an allergy occurs, it is stopped. Before surgery, treatment with Ginkgo drugs is canceled to avoid life-threatening bleeding.

The product contains glucose, lactose. If the patient has a violation of the absorption and metabolism of galactose, the deficiency of this enzyme, malabsorption, it is recommended to stop its use.

Children are not recommended drug due to insufficient experience of its use in pediatrics.

Children are not recommended drug due to insufficient experience of its use in pediatrics.

If a dose of medication was missed, then the subsequent intake should be carried out as indicated in the instructions, i.e. Do not drink the missed dose.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

The use of Ginkgo in the period of gestation and breastfeeding is not recommended due to the lack of necessary clinical data.

Appointment to children

Do not give tablets or capsules to children. Application is allowed according to the current instructions.

Use in old age

Care should be taken when applying this dietary supplement to patients in this group.

The use of Ginkgo during breastfeeding is not recommended due to the lack of necessary clinical data.

Overdose

With a single use of a large number of Ginkgo preparations, dyspepsia may develop. Sometimes patients with impaired consciousness, there is a severe headache.

Interaction with other drugs

The simultaneous use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is not recommended. You should not drink if a person takes thiazides or warfarin for a long time.

When used simultaneously with substances that slow down the coagulation of blood, significantly increases the risk of dangerous bleeding. It is necessary to apply such drugs carefully.

Special observation should be when sharing antiepileptic drugs - Valproate, phenytoin, etc. Ginkgo can raise the seizure threshold and cause an epileptic seizure.

Compatibility with alcohol

The agent has a vasodilating effect. Alcohol dilates blood vessels, then causes spasm. Drinking alcohol contributes to changing the action of the drug and the manifestation of side effects, so Ginkgo and alcohol are incompatible.

Analogs

Analogs are:

  • Bilobil;
  • Giloba;
  • Gingium;
  • Ginkgoba;
  • Ginos;
  • Memoplant;
  • Memorin;
  • Tanakan;
  • Tebokan;
  • Abiksa;
  • Denigma;
  • Maruksa;
  • Mexia;
  • Ginkgo Evalar;
  • Meme.
The analogue of the drug Ginkgo Biloba 120 is Bilobil.
The analogue of the drug Ginkgo Biloba 120 is Ginkgoba.
The analogue of the drug Ginkgo Biloba 120 is Ginos.
The analogue of the drug Ginkgo Biloba 120 is Memorin.
The analogue of the drug Ginkgo Biloba 120 is Tebokan.

Holiday conditions Ginkgo Biloba 120 from the pharmacy

Can I buy without a prescription?

The drug is sold in pharmacies without a prescription.

Price

The cost of Ginkgo (Russia) is about 190 rubles.

Drug storage conditions

Doctors advise to keep in a dark and protected from the influence of light place.

Shelf life

Suitable for 3 years. Further use of the drug is strictly prohibited.

The drug is sold in pharmacies without a prescription.

Manufacturer of Ginkgo biloba 120

The medicine is produced at the Veropharm enterprise in Russia.

Reviews of Ginkgo biloba 120

Doctors

Irina, 50 years old, neurologist, Moscow: “I recommend the drug to patients who suffer from dizziness as a result of disturbances in brain activity. A marked improvement in condition is observed already 3 weeks after the start of treatment. The result of therapy is an improvement in memory and concentration. All this is achieved without manifestation side effects. In the absence of the desired effect, prescribe an additional course of therapy. "

Svetlana, 41, a therapist, Novgorod: "With the help of Ginkgo, it is possible to normalize a person's condition against the background of continuing pathologies of the gastrointestinal tract. I prescribe with a preventive purpose 1 tablet per day with food. This course of treatment can be carried out for 3 months, sometimes even longer Taking supplements in 1 capsule, even for a long time, does not lead to side effects or symptoms of poisoning. "

Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo biloba

Of patients

Sergey, 39, Pskov: “The drug helped to cope with prolonged dizziness. Initial doses were 2 tablets per day, he felt better in 3 weeks. He took it in this mode for 3 months. Then, after a month's break, he resumed the previously started treatment. Now do not worry about dizziness, improved memory, reaction, attention. Almost completely ceased to disturb the pain of the head. "

Irina, 62 years old, St. Petersburg: “I accept a natural Ginkgo product for the prevention of circulatory disorders in the brain 1 capsule each. I noticed that after the capsules I started to hear and see better, dizziness and discomfort disappeared. further, because it helps to avoid dangerous diseases of the heart and blood vessels. "

Vera, 40 years old, Tolyatti: “For some time, I began to notice forgetfulness and decreased concentration. To prevent circulatory disorders in the brain, the doctor recommended 1 tablet a day of the Ginkgo dietary supplement. 30 days after the prophylactic treatment, similar symptoms disappeared, it became better to see, but forgetfulness no longer bothers. "

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