“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.
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
Cognitive Effects of Vinpocetine in Healthy Adults and Patients With Epilepsy