Active ingredient: Ginkgo Biloba

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Ginkgo Biloba uses


The extract of the Ginkgo leaves contains flavonoid glycosides and terpenoids (ginkgolides, bilobalides) and has been used pharmaceutically for hundreds of years. It has many alleged nootropic properties, and is mainly used as memory and concentration enhancer, and anti-vertigo agent. Ginkgo extract seems to have three effects on the human body: it improves blood flow (including microcirculation in small capillaries) to most tissues and organs; it protects against oxidative cell damage from free radicals; and it blocks many of the effects of PAF (platelet aggregation, blood clotting) that have been related to the development of a number of cardiovascular, renal, respiratory and CNS (Central Nervous System) disorders.

Indication: Appears to be effective in: alleviating age-related memory impairment in some elderly people with mild to moderate age-related memory or cognitive impairment; improving cognitive function in healthy young to middle-aged people; improving symptoms of Alzheimer's, vascular or mixed dementia; improving damage to the visual field in patients with normal tension glaucoma; decreasing the number of painful attacks in patients with Raynaud's syndrome; and may improve symptoms of vertigo and dizziness in some patients.

The mechanism by which ginkgo biloba is thought to be effective for these conditions appears to be in part through active "ginkgolides" terpenoids and flavinoids that appear to inhibit platelet aggregation, neutrophil degranulation, and the induction of oxygen-free radical production

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Ginkgo Biloba available forms, composition, doses:

Price
Capsules; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Drops; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 dh
Drops; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Drops; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba TM
Ginkgo 60 mg tablet0.14 USD
Ginkgo biloba 120 mg caplet0.19 USD
Ginkgo biloba 30 mg capsule0.04 USD
Ginkgo biloba 40 mg tablet0.24 USD
Ginkgo biloba 50 mg tablet0.09 USD
Ginkgo biloba 60 mg capsule0.1 USD
Globules; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 dh
Globules; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Granules; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 dh
Granules; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Liquid; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Pellets; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Powder; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Pv ginkgo biloba capsule0.03 USD
Ra ginkgo biloba 40 mg tablet0.11 USD
Sm ginkgo biloba 60 mg caplet0.19 USD
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba Leaf dry extract 40 mg
Tablets; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba 1 x
Tablets; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract standardised 150 mg
Tablets; Oral; Ginkgo Biloba Leaf dry extract standardized 40 mg

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References

  1. "Ginkgo biloba". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/su... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "Ginkgo biloba - DrugBank". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0138... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Ginkgo Biloba?

Depending on the reaction of the Ginkgo Biloba after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Ginkgo Biloba not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Ginkgo Biloba addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sdrugs.com conducted a study on Ginkgo Biloba, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Ginkgo Biloba consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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One visitor reported useful

How is the drug Ginkgo Biloba useful in reducing or relieving the symptoms? How useful is it?
According to the survey conducted by the website sdrugs.com, there are variable results and below are the percentages of the users that say the medicine is useful to them and that say it is not helping them much. It is not ideal to continue taking the medication if you feel it is not helping you much. Contact your healthcare provider to check if there is a need to change the medicine or if there is a need to re-evaluate your condition. The usefulness of the medicine may vary from patient to patient, depending on the other diseases he is suffering from and slightly depends on the brand name.
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Useful1
100.0%

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Two visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Ginkgo Biloba drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sdrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 51-100mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
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51-100mg1
50.0%
6-10mg1
50.0%

One visitor reported time for results

What is the time duration Ginkgo Biloba drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sdrugs.com website users needed > 3 month to notice the result from using Ginkgo Biloba drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Ginkgo Biloba need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
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> 3 month1
100.0%

Two visitors reported administration

The drugs are administered in various routes, like oral or injection form. They are administered before food or after food. How are you taking Ginkgo Biloba drug, before food or after food?
Click here to find out how other users of our website are taking it. For any doubts or queries on how and when the medicine is administered, contact your health care provider immediately.
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After food2
100.0%

One visitor reported age

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30-451
100.0%

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