the package insert of the medicine Cintilan. Therapeutic class of Activators of Cerebral Metabolism. Active principles Piracetam.
impairment of memory, attention, concentration, judgment, and reasoning; behavior deviations and difficulty of adaptation; syndromes involutivas senile; alcohol and toxicomanias; sequelae of neurological affections of traumatic origin, infectious and cerebral vascular accidents.
When should I not use?
CINTILAN is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to piracetam, and in those with severe renal insufficiency. As a general rule, you should avoid the use of medicines during the first trimester of pregnancy. During the remaining period of the benefits and risks arising out of their employment must be carefully evaluated.
How to use?
Capsules – At the beginning of treatment, it is recommended the administration of two capsules 3 times a day. After obtaining the desired effect, reduce the dose gradually to 1 capsule three times a day.
Injectable – Administer 1 ampoule 3 times a day, intramuscularly or intravenously.
oral Solution – At the beginning of treatment recommend 60 mg (1 ml solution) per kg of body weight a day, divided into 2 or 3 administrations. After the obtaining of the desired effects, reduce the dose to 30 mg per kg of body weight/day, divided into 2 or 3 administrations.
The cup measure that comes with the bottle has four degrees: 2,5 – 5,0 – 7,5 and 10 ml to facilitate the fractionation of the doses.
Notes: Both orally or parenterally, the dosage can be modified at the physician’s discretion, according to the nature and the severity of each particular case.
What are the evils that can cause me?
In the recommended dose, the product is well tolerated and usually does not give rise to side effects; can occur, rarely, in the frames of agitation, nervousness, sleep disorders, gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and gastralgias.