Clinical Trial

Cognitive Effects of Vinpocetine

Study Description

Cognitive Effects of Vinpocetine in Healthy Adults and Patients With Epilepsy

Pilot studies in healthy volunteers and in patients with epilepsy to assess the potential efficacy and safety of different dosages of vinpocetine in improving cognition.

Location

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Methods

Pharmaceutical medication involved Pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Drug - Vinpocetine

Vinpocetine is a chemical obtained from the leaves of the Lesser Periwinkle. It has been shown to improve cerebral metabolism and memory in animals and humans. In addition, it has been shown to enhance long-term potentiation, which has been linked to memory mechanisms. Furthermore, vinpocetine has been shown to have anticonvulsant effects and is more potent than several commonly used antiepileptic drug

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Cognitive Effects of Vinpocetine in Healthy Adults and Patients With Epilepsy

Clinical Trial ID

NCT02011971

ParticipAid ID

Yer9kd