Information about Pyritinol

Pyritinol Uses

How Pyritinol works

Pyritinol belongs to a class of drugs called nootropic agents. It works by promoting the brain`s glucose reuptake and is often prescribed for various cerebrovascular disorders.

Common side effects of Pyritinol

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Taste change, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Mood swings, Restlessness
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Available Medicine for Pyritinol

EncephabolMerck Ltd
72 to ₹1754 variant(s)
RenervolKC Laboratories
48 to ₹842 variant(s)

Expert advice for Pyritinol

  • Pyritinol should be taken with food, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Take it early in the morning to prevent insomnia later that night.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Pyritinol can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without talking to your doctor first. 

Frequently asked questions for Pyritinol


Q. Is Pyritinol safe and effective?

Pyritinol is safe and effective at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.


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