Vinpocetine, 25 kg (55 lbs): GL
Vinpocetine is a semisynthetic derivative alkaloid of vincamine, an extract from the periwinkle plant. Vinpocetine is reported to have cerebral blood-flow enhancing and neuroprotective effects, and is used as a drug in Eastern Europe for the treatment of cerebrovascular disorders and age-related memory impairment. Vinpocetine is widely marketed as a supplement for vasodilation and as a nootropic for the improvement of memory. In other words, Vinpocetine may help support brain functions such as concentration and memory by activating cerebral metabolism. A small subset of users report uncomfortable, adverse reactions to vinpocetine. A low initial dosage is ordinarily recommended. Vinpocetine has been identified as a potent anti-inflammatory agent that might have a potential role in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Vinpocetine is widely used in the body building community as a vasodilator. Vinpocetine has been identified as a novel anti-inflammatory agent. Vinpocetine is generally tolerated well and without many cases of adverse reaction reported. No serious side effects have been reported in any clinical trials, although none of these trials have been long-term.