In particular, it is effective in treating: mental disorders that depress the physical and emotional state; depressive conditions; feelings of anxiety, anxiety, including unreasonable; prolonged nervous tension, in particular, due to negative events in his personal life.
The main active ingredient of the drug is a dry extract of St. John’s wort (methanol acts as an extractant).
The auxiliary components are: ascorbic acid, croscarmellose sodium, sodium saccharin, starch, lactose monohydrate, and other auxiliary substances.
Moreover, each tablet contains 300 mg of St. John’s wort in the form of a dry extract.
Available in tablet form.
This Neuroplant preparation is made on a plant basis of natural origin and is prescribed to fight depression.
The effect of use as an antidepressant is due to the properties of St. John’s wort, a plant that is the main active ingredient of the drug.
The herb St. John’s wort has long been used in folk medicine, since centuries ago, our ancestors noticed its healing properties: it has the ability to treat diseases of various organs and body systems. In particular, St. John’s wort is used to treat rheumatism, long-term healing wounds and bedsores, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular system, gall bladder and liver. It is no coincidence that St. John’s wort is also called “grass from 100 diseases”
As scientific studies have shown, the herb St. John’s wort is also an effective remedy for fighting depression. The fact is that the substances that are its constituent part (isovaleric acid, essential oils) have the property of inhibiting the synaptosomal absorption of impulses of serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine.
Long-term use of the drug causes a weakening of the regulation of β-adrenergic receptors, exerting an effect similar to the effect of the use of synthetic antidepressants.
Neuroplant is prescribed for the treatment of patients suffering from psycho-vegetative disorders.
In particular, it is effective in treating:
- mental disorders that depress the physical and emotional state;
- depressive conditions;
- feelings of anxiety, anxiety, including unreasonable;
- prolonged nervous tension, in particular, due to negative events in his personal life.
This drug has the ability to stimulate mental relaxation and restore the reserves of internal energy.
A noticeable effect usually occurs 2-3 hours after ingestion.
An important property of the drug is its good tolerance, unlike synthetic antidepressants (except for those cases when a person is allergic to St. John’s wort or one of the auxiliary components).
It is also undesirable to take in conjunction with some drugs used to treat HIV infection (a group of protease inhibitors) and drugs used in the treatment of cancer to inhibit cell growth (irinotecan, imatinib).
Taking Neuroplant simultaneously with oral contraceptives can cause intermenstrual bleeding, and the contraceptive effect may be reduced.
This drug should not be prescribed for the treatment of children.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
It should not be used in the treatment of pregnant women, and women who continue to breastfeed a baby, since clinical trials on pregnant women are not carried out, and there is no complete certainty that the drug is absolutely safe for these categories of patients.
Method of administration and dosage
It is recommended to take Neuroplant in a single dose of 300 mg (1 tablet). It is permissible to take the tablet regardless of the time of the meal, without chewing or breaking into parts. Drink with plenty of liquid.
You can take up to 3 tablets per day, the daily dosage contains no more than 900 mg of the drug.
The duration of the treatment course is determined by the achievement of a clear improvement in the state of the nervous system, the disappearance of symptoms of psychovegetative disorders.
The average course of treatment is one month.
If at the end of the specified period the effect does not occur, then it is necessary to consult with the attending physician – it may be necessary to adjust or change the treatment regimen.
Overdose until today has not been recorded and is unlikely due to the lack of toxicity of the drug.
One of the additional beneficial effects of the drug is its good tolerance by patients, which compares favorably with synthetic antidepressants.
Therefore, most often taking the drug does not cause side effects. Sometimes, when an allergic reaction occurs, side effects such as:
- rash, allergic urticaria;
- itching, burning;
- redness of the skin;
- photosensitivity (it is recommended to use creams with a high level of protection against ultraviolet radiation);
- apathy, anxiety.
Storage conditions and periods
The drug retains its medicinal properties for 2 years if stored at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.