Encephabol Uses

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Encephabol indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.

a vitamin mixture which can be used as a dietary supplement and to treat the defficiency of these vitamins during diseases and it could be combined with minerals and it could be used as an ocular ointment or drops or as a dermatic cream or ointment these vitamins could be single in some forms of medicines to treat the specific defficiency in this particular vitakmin.

Uses of Encephabol in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Encephabol is used to increase cerebral brain activity in patients with impaired cerebral function. It helps to improve memory, concentration, co-ordination, physical weakness, and psychological weaknesses.

Encephabol description

Encephabol also called pyridoxine disulfide or pyrithioxine (European drug names Encephabol, Encefabol, Cerbon 6) is a semi-natural water soluble analog of vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCl). Encephabol has been used clinically in a wide range of disorders including cerebral circulatory disorders, alcoholism, dyslexia, behavioral disorders in children, and stroke.

Encephabol dosage

Drag/forte drag Adult 2 drag 3 times daily. Childn 1 drag 3 times daily. Liqd Adult 10 mL 3 times daily. Childn 6-15 yr 5 mL 3 times daily, <6 yr 2.5-10 mL daily.

Encephabol interactions


OC, digitalis, cholestyramine, anticonvulsants, l dopa & fluphenazine.

Encephabol side effects

Epigastric distress; anorexia; nausea; vomiting; headache; insomnia; pruritus and rash; restlessness.

Potentially Fatal: Acute pancreatitis, severe cholestatic hepatitis.

Encephabol contraindications

Tab: RA; patients w/ severe kidney & liver function disorders, serious changes in blood counts; autoimmune diseases w/ lupus erythematosus, myasthenia, pemphigus.

Active ingredient matches for Encephabol:

Pyritinol in Austria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Pyritinol or pyritinol hydrochloride in Switzerland, Germany, South Africa, Austria, Hong Kong, Mexico, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Czech Republic, Russia, Philippines, Indonesia, Romania.

Pyritinol Or Pyritinol Hydrochloride

Pyritinol diHCl in Thailand.

Pyritinol diHCl monohydrate in Indonesia.

Pyritinol hydrochloride in France.

Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Suspension; Oral; Pyritinol Dihydrochloride 100 mg / 5 ml
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Pyritinol Dihydrochloride 100 mg
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Pyritinol Dihydrochloride 200 mg
ENCEPHABOL Capsule/ Tablet / 200mg / 10 units (E.Merck (India))$ 1.25
ENCEPHABOL Liquid / 20mg/ml / 100ml units (E.Merck (India))$ 1.97
ENCEPHABOL Capsule/ Tablet / 100mg / 10 units (E.Merck (India))$ 0.66
Encephabol 100mg TAB / 10$ 0.64
Encephabol 200mg TAB / 10$ 1.25
Encephabol 100mg/5mL SUSP / 100ml$ 1.98
Encephabol 100 mg x 100's$ 38.19
Encephabol Forte 200 mg x 100's
Encephabol 80.5 mg/5 mL x 100 mL
Encephabol 200 mg x 100's$ 55.32
Encephabol 100 mL x 1's$ 6.96
Encephabol 100 mg x 250's
Encephabol 200 mg x 250's
Encephabol 80.5 mg/5 mL x 120 mL
100 mg x 10's$ 0.64
200 mg x 10's$ 1.25
100 mg x 5 mL x 100ml$ 1.98
ENCEPHABOL 100 MG SUSPENSION 1 bottle / 100 ML suspension each (Merck Ltd)$ 2.54
ENCEPHABOL 100 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Merck Ltd)$ 1.05
ENCEPHABOL 200 MG INFUSION 1 bottle / 2 ML infusion each (Merck Ltd)$ 1.65
ENCEPHABOL 200 MG TABLET 1 strip / 30 tablets each (Merck Ltd)$ 5.43
ENCEPHABOL 200 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Merck Ltd)$ 2.06
ENCEPHABOL tab 100 mg x 10's (Merck)$ 0.81
ENCEPHABOL tab 200 mg x 10's (Merck)$ 1.57
ENCEPHABOL oral susp 80.5 mg x 5 mL x 100ml (Merck)$ 1.92
ENCEPHABOL oral susp 100 mg x 5ml (Merck)$ 2.11
Encephabol tab 100 mg 100's (Merck)
Encephabol 100mg Suspension (Merck Ltd)$ 2.79
Encephabol 100mg Tablet (Merck Ltd)$ 0.11
Encephabol 200mg Suspension (Merck Ltd)$ 1.65
Encephabol 200mg Tablet (Merck Ltd)$ 0.21

List of Encephabol substitutes (brand and generic names):

Encepan 200 mg x 10 x 10's (Interbat)$ 37.20
Enerbol 100 mg x 10 x 10's (Ikapharmindo)$ 21.82
Tablet; Oral; Pyritinol Hydrochloride (Logomed)
Memonol 100 mg x 500's (Utopian)
Tablet; Oral; Pyritinol 100 mg (Arena group)
Tablet; Oral; Pyritinol 200 mg (Arena group)
Pyrithioxin 100 mg
Pyritil 100 mg x 50 x 10's (Biolab)
Pyritil 100 mg x 500's (Biolab)
Pyritil tab 100 mg 500's (Biolab)
RENERVOL 100 MG SUSPENSION 1 bottle / 60 ML suspension each (KC Laboratories)$ 1.00
RENERVOL 100 MG SUSPENSION 1 bottle / 100 ML suspension each (KC Laboratories)$ 2.91
RENERVOL 100 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (KC Laboratories)$ 0.77
RENERVOL 200 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (KC Laboratories)$ 1.34
Renervol 100mg Tablet (KC Laboratories)$ 0.08
Renervol 200mg Tablet (KC Laboratories)$ 0.13
100 mg x 100's (Sunrise)$ 7.14
200 mg x 100's (Sunrise)$ 13.49
20 mg x 1 mL x 100ml (Sunrise)$ 2.38
Sunsix 100mg TAB / 100 (Sunrise)$ 7.14


The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Encephabol are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Encephabol. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

5 consumers reported useful

Was the Encephabol drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.

2 consumers reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Encephabol drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.

9 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Encephabol before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes > 3 month and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Encephabol. To get the time effectiveness of using Encephabol drug by other patients, please click here.
> 3 month4
1 month2
3 days2
3 month1

55 consumers reported age

> 608
< 17

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