Dementia, Organic brain syndrome, Head injury, Stroke aftermath and cerebral circulatory disorders. Increased focus and concentration, memory, alertness and information processing.
The drug pyritinol, also known as pyrithioxine, is basically a chemical compound that consists of two vitamin B6 molecules. These are bound together by two sulphur atoms, essentially forming a disulphide bridge. Pyritinol is sometimes promoted as a brain booster and is used for various brain conditions including treatment of simple ailments, such as a hangover, to complex conditions such as dementia and damaged neurons.
Pyritinol is indicated for the treatment and repair of damaged cholinergic neurons. It is also effective in the treatment of symptoms of dementia syndromes, specifically chronically impaired brain function. It is often prescribed for supportive treatment of head injuries and trauma to the brain. It is a kind of stimulant for the central nervous system and is often sold under different brand names. Any side effects are very mild and temporary.
A study conducted in Europe back in 1981 indicated that Pyritinol is widely used across Europe, in countries such as France, Italy, and Germany to treat circulatory disorders of the brain, dyslexia, intellect, and behavioural disorders in children as well as alcoholism and organic psycho-syndromes. It is also widely used around the world to treat a variety of brain related conditions.
Pyritinol is very important in combating different types of dementia as well as other conditions affecting the brain, including stroke aftermath, coma, head injuries, organic brain syndrome, and cerebral circulatory disorders. It is a great drug for preventing premature ageing of the brain and is effective in the treatment of ADD, attention deficit disorder.