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|NAME||STRENGTH||PACK SIZE||DOSAGE FORM|
|Cavitab 5 mg||5 mg||5X10||Tablet|
Vinpocetine improves cerebral metabolism. It increases the glucose and oxygen consumption and utilization of the brain tissue, improves the hypoxia tolerance of the brain cell, shifts glucose metabolism towards the energetically more favorable aerobic pathway, exerts antioxidant activity, as a result of all the effects it is a cerebroprotective compound. Vinpocetine considerably improves cerebral micro-circulation.
Cavitab tablet: Each tablet contains Vinpocetine BP 5 mg.
Indications And Uses
For the treatment of acute and chronic cerebral circulatory insufficiency: acute ischemic stroke due to cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, acute circulatory disorder; alzheimer’s disease, multi-infract dementia, encephalopathy due to hypertension, acute cardiovascular disorders, cerebral arteriosclerosis, reversible ischemic neurological deficit (RIND). Ophthalmology: For the treatment of arteriosclerotic disorder of the choroids and retina, macula degeneration, vasospasm, secondary glaucoma. Otology: For the treatment of the Cochleo-Vestibular Impairment due to acute otitis media, for the treatment of presbycusis, meniere’s disease, tinnitus and dizziness.
Dosage And Administration
1-2 tablets thrice daily, the maintenance dose is one tablet thrice daily.
Transient hypotension, tachycardia may occur.
In the acute case of above mentioned neurological, opthalmological and otological disorders until the improvement of symptoms parenteral treatment is recommended followed by oral treatment. In chronic cases oral therapy should be applied.
Use In Pregnancy Lactation
Vinpocetine is contraindicated in pregnancy and lactation. Because in pregnancy it may cause fetus death and abortion. It can be crossed to breast milk; therefore drug should not be used by women who are lactating.
Incompatible with Heparin.
There is no record of cases of poisoning by overdose Vinpocetine 5 mg tablets. In case of overdose or accidental poisoning, consult with the physician.
Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light and moisture.
It is contra-indicated in pregnancy & lactation. Hypersensitivity to its components is also contraindicated.
Cavitab tablet: Each box contains 5×10 tablets in blister pack.