Bilobil: instructions for use, price, analogues

The drug "Bilobil" is a capsule with the contents of plant origin. The drug is prescribed as a comprehensive treatment of the blood vessels of the brain. With regular use in accordance with the instructions in patients, attention concentration improves, memory improves working efficiency. Persistent positive dynamics is observed by the end of the first course - after 3 months from the beginning of the medication.

Release form and trade names

The drug "Bilobil" comes in the form of brown capsules. Inside of them is a powder of light brown or dark brown color. The dosage of the active ingredient - dry extract of ginkgo biloba leaves - 120 mg. In one package of the drug is 20 or 60 capsules.

In pharmacies you can find several versions of Bilobil, among which Bilobil Forte and Bilobil Intens 120 are the most popular.In the prescription medication there are analogues. The most common drugs with similar composition and properties:

  • Vitrum;
  • Gingium;
  • "Gingko Biloba";
  • Ginkoum;
  • Intellan;
  • Tanakan;
  • "Ginos".

Some drugs are available only by prescription, the other is a biologically active food supplement. Drug prices vary. You can buy Bilobil packaging or its analogs for 120-560 rubles.

Indications and instructions for use

The drug "Bilobil" is appointed in the identification of the following diseases:

  • encephalopathy of various etiologies;
  • peripheral circulatory disorders;
  • diabetic retinopathy;
  • neurosensory disorders;
  • senile macular degeneration.

According to the instructions, the drug is taken 2 times a day - in the morning and in the evening - one capsule. The average course of treatment is 3 months. Positive results are noted by patients after a month of taking Bilobil.

Side effects

In rare cases, treatment with Bilobil is accompanied by side effects. Patients complain about the following unpleasant symptoms:

  • nausea, vomiting, problems with defecation;
  • headaches, insomnia, dizziness;
  • poor blood clotting, bleeding;
  • hearing impairment;
  • redness, itching.

If you experience side effects, you must refuse to take the drug and consult with your doctor.

Contraindications

The medication "Bilobil" has a direct contraindication to use - hypersensitivity to the active ingredient. Do not take capsules in the following cases:

  • erosive gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers;
  • acute disorders of cerebral circulation;
  • myocardial infarction;
  • poor blood clotting;
  • lactase deficiency.

The drug is not prescribed to pregnant and lactating women, children under 18 years. During the use of "Bilobil" you need to abandon the use of alcohol, potentially hazardous activities.