Side Effects of Cognitune are Weight gain, Stomach upset, Rash, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Nervousness, Abnormality of voluntary movements.
How to use Cognitune Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Ginkgo Biloba, Piracetam and Vinpocetine. Ginkgo Biloba and Piracetam increase blood flow to the brain and protect it from damage by harmful chemical substances (free radicals). Vinpocetine works by further protecting brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and also affects various channels on nerve cells.
In Depth Information on Cognitune Tablet
Cognitune Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cognitune Tablet
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cognitune 60mg/800mg/5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Cognitune?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. Can the use of Cognitune cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Cognitune may cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for some time or until you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Cognitune cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Cognitune can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.
Q. Can Cognitune cause insomnia?
Yes, Cognitune can cause insomnia. Consult the doctor if you are having persistent sleeping problem or insomnia (inability to sleep) while taking this medicine.
Q. Will Cognitune be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while you are taking this medicine in the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 22nd May 2018.