Noopept - Drug Usage

June 26, 2011

 Noopept - guide
 Noopept - domestic drug with neuroprotective effect that increases mental abilities, memory, attention and learning ability. Nootropy were widely used in medicine for the treatment of neuro-psychiatric diseases Mental illness - ashamed to ask for help?  Mental illness - ashamed to ask for help?
   and to restore intelligence.

 Noopept - Drug Usage

The mechanism of action noopept

Noopept produced by domestic pharmaceutical Lecco FF tablets. It has nootropic, neuroprotective, antioxidant and antithrombotic effect.

Nootropic action noopept manifested in the fact that it improves the metabolic processes (including energy) in brain tissue, normalizes the relationship between excitation and inhibition, as well as connections between the cerebral cortex and subcortical structures and separate the hemispheres of the brain. As a result, after the reception improves memory, the ability to perceive the new material, concentration and other higher functions of the cerebral cortex. Under the influence of noopept recovered as higher brain function disorders after traumatic brain injury, stroke, or expressed toxic effects.

Neuroprotective (protective) action noopept manifested in increasing the stability of brain cells to various internal and external damaging factors: injury, lack of oxygen, the effects of toxic substances. With this exposure while taking noopept brain tissue receives less damage. Including less brain cells are damaged after an ischemic stroke, i.e. the area of ​​the lesion of the brain is significantly reduced. Including less brain cells are damaged by the effects of free radicals which are formed by redox reactions (antioxidant action), which prevents aging of the brain.

Influenced noopept improves blood flow, reduces the tendency of blood platelets to stick together and form clots, which is the prevention of ischemic stroke.

Noopept therapeutic effect in patients with severe diseases of the central nervous system manifests itself in about a week after the start of treatment. First, reduced anxiety, irritability Irritability - you try to control my temper  Irritability - you try to control my temper
 , Mood swings and recovering night's sleep. After two or three weeks of treatment becomes evident already nootropic effect of improving memory and concentration.

Noopept influences the autonomic nervous system, which innervate the blood vessels. As a result, it restored the tone of cerebral vessels, are headaches, seizures, palpitations, fainting after a quick transition from the horizontal to the vertical position.

Noopept does not accumulate in the body and does not cause drug dependence (ie, addiction and addiction), and its abolition in a patient there is no discomfort (withdrawal syndrome).

Noopept not exert any negative effects on the body. After oral administration, the drug is rapidly and completely absorbed in the intestine into the blood and then into the brain tissue. Part of it is decomposed in the liver, but is mainly excreted unchanged in the urine and feces.

 Noopept - Drug Usage

Indications and contraindications for receiving noopept

Admission noopept indicated for various types of violations on the part of the brain:

  • after a traumatic brain injury and contusions of the brain;
  • when encephalopathies (non-inflammatory brain lesions of various origins), including on the background of insufficient oxygen supply of the brain;
  • asthenia different origin - a breakdown, for example, after suffering a severe illness, including diseases of the brain;
  • at any diseases that are accompanied by a decrease in intelligence.

Admission noopept contraindicated:

  • with severe liver and kidney diseases in violation of their functions;
  • during pregnancy and nursing Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
  • under the age of eighteen years;
  • if you are hypersensitive to the components of the drug.

 Noopept - Drug Usage

Side effects that may occur when using the drug and overdoses

When applying noopept side effects may occur in the form of allergic reactions or a small rise in blood pressure. There are no specific symptoms of overdose have been identified. The manufacturer recommends that in the case of side effects, as well as long-term use of the drug, seek medical advice. Since noopept has a slight stimulating effect, it is not recommended to use just before bedtime Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams

The recommended course of treatment - from one to three months, if necessary, the course may be repeated after a month's break.

Galina Romanenko

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First aid for a pinched nerve - it all depends on the speed of response

August 2, 2012

 first aid for a pinched nerve
 Sometimes pinching (pinching) nerve occurs suddenly, and the patient himself and his family did not know what to do to little to ease his condition. With strong and unbearable pain, of course, you need to call an ambulance, but before her arrival the patient can help a bit.


If the pinched nerve is accompanied by severe pain

Pinched nerve is almost always accompanied by pain, but in some cases it may be a sudden and very strong. These pains occur when the infringement of spinal nerves in the lumbar region (lumbago or backache), buttocks and back of the thigh (sciatica), intercostal nerve (intercostal neuralgia) and trigeminal nerve.

Since jamming often occurs suddenly, the patient has not only a lot of pain, but the nervous shock, so he, of course, need the help of relatives. The patient in this case you need to put on a solid, but the laid something soft surface and soothe. Put the patient, if he can not move, you can simply on the laid back on the floor with a blanket or in a position that gives him the least possible pain.

Then you need to give him a drink any anesthetic, which is at hand. This may be analgin - Disposable it can take 1 g, that is two 500 mg tablets. At the same time, you can give the patient two tablets shpy: under the influence of shpy relax smooth muscles of blood vessels, the blood will flow better to the muscles that spasm and reduce their pain. Finally, the patient can be given something soothing thirty drops of tincture of valerian, korvalola Corvalol - can it take time?  Corvalol - can it take time?
 , Valokordin Valocordin - fifty years on guard health  Valocordin - fifty years on guard health
   or any other sedative.

In some cases, the patient may be heavy due to changes in vital organs and systems. This happens, for example, by pinching cervical nerves. In this case, can be simultaneously diminished and the blood vessels in this region (vertebral artery, which carries blood to the brain). This may cause disorders of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, the centers of which are located in the medulla oblongata. In order to facilitate the patient's condition, it is necessary to release the chest of clothes and garter possible to give fresh air by opening a window or window. Now it's time to call an ambulance.


What will the ambulance

If the pain is not gone, the emergency doctor will introduce additional drugs relieve pain, taking into account the fact that the patient has already received. In addition, the drugs are administered, relieves spasms of skeletal muscles and soothing (sedative) funds. After severe pain will pass, the patient can go to sleep.

If the patient's condition serious, there are signs of malfunction of the cardiovascular or respiratory system, the patient is usually hospitalized.


Outpatient and inpatient care to patients with a pinched nerve

If the general condition of the patient allows to treat it at home, the doctor observes the ambulatory. In this case, the patient is assigned to long-term anti-inflammatory and analgesic therapy with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the form of injections, tablets for oral, rectal suppositories, or for external use (ointments, gels, creams). These drugs help relieve pain, swelling, or inflammation of the tissue in a damaged nerve.

To remove the muscle spasm of the trunk and extremities prescribe medications that help them relax. Most often this purpose appoint Mydocalmum Mydocalm: drug from muscle spasms  Mydocalm: drug from muscle spasms
 . On the painful places appointed by dry heat. Once the patient's condition improves and he can walk, he carried out a survey, after which it is best to go to the warming procedures physiotherapy - recovery period will be faster. At the same time gradually beginning to introduce massage and physiotherapy. Complete treatment may be leaving the resort.

If the treatment of the patient takes place in a hospital, the physiotherapy can be used much earlier, since there fizioterapevtichekaya portable equipment. In addition, if necessary, such patients received spinal traction (for example, if a pinched nerve Pinched nerve - what to do when severe pain?  Pinched nerve - what to do when severe pain?
   It occurred against the background of osteochondrosis).

Of great importance is an early examination of the patient in the hospital. After all, the reason could be a pinched nerve tumor, in which some physiotherapy is usually contraindicated. After examination and final diagnosis the patient is scheduled treatment plan, which he has been held usually on an outpatient basis.

When pinched nerve is very important time to see a doctor.

Galina Romanenko

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