Symptomatic treatment of cognitive disorders in elderly patients, with the exception of patients with confirmed dementia, Parkinson’s disease, cognitive disorders of iatrogenic origin, or arising from complications of depression, vascular disorders, and metabolic disorders. Concomitant treatment of vertebral vestibular origin together with vestibular rehabilitation. Symptomatic treatment of tinnitus.
Composition and form of release
The active substance is a dry extract of Ginkgo biloba tree (standardized). Available in tablet form and in 4% solution.
It is used mostly in neurology. Proven as an effective vasoregulatory drug that has a positive effect on the tone of the circulatory system, vascular condition, microcirculation. Accelerates metabolic processes in cells, qualitatively affects blood flow, because prevents platelet aggregation. Promotes activation of cerebral blood supply, the consequence of which is the improvement of brain activity.
Prevents the formation of free radicals and oxidation of fats in the human body. Prevents the formation of both central and peripheral edema.
Recommended as a drug in neurology and geriatrics, in particular, in recovery from traumatic brain injury, stroke. It is also prescribed in the complex therapy of brain diseases, including those resulting from age-related disorders, which are manifested in impaired attention, sleep, memory, are characterized by suppression of intellectual activity.
It is used to treat vestibular, neurosensory disorders caused by diabetes. In particular, it has been clinically proven that taking Tanakan leads to a stable normalization of glucose levels in insulin-dependent patients, improved blood circulation, increased tolerance to exercise.
It is useful for the removal of asthenia, which is characterized by general exhaustion of the body due to various reasons – psychogenic, neurotic, traumatic.
The use of this drug is contraindicated in case of an allergic reaction to one of its components. Sufferers of diabetes should remember that the drug contains sodium saccharin.
Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
The drug in question has no teratogenic effects. For this reason, its use is permissible both during childbirth and during lactation.
Method of application and dose
The drug is taken 1 to three times daily with each meal, except for the treatment of asthenic syndrome, in which the dose is doubled to 80 milligrams. The amount of active substance in one tablet corresponds to one dose of solution with a volume of 1 milliliter.
The course of treatment lasts from 1 to 3 months.
Cases of overdose of this drug have not yet been recorded.
Taking this drug can cause side effects in the form of digestive disorders (nausea, diarrhea, vomiting). The immune system is able to react with angioneurotic edema, shortness of breath. Allergic skin reactions – urticaria, itching, eczema – have been reported rarely.
Conditions and terms of storage
The drug in tablet form is suitable for use for four years, at a storage temperature of 10 to 25 ° C. Storage of the solution at the same temperature is limited to 3 years.