NEOLEKSAN. 100 mg. 30 tablets
NEOLEKSAN. 100 mg. 30 tablets
Ingredients: 5- hydroxytryptophan - 100 mg.
Each tablet contains neoleksan : 100 mg. 5- hydroxytryptophan .
The other ingredients of the tablet are : microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch , povidone, magnesium stearate, film .
1. What is 5- hydroxytryptophan (5- HTP )
5- hydroxytryptophan (5- HTP ) is a substance which is formed in the body from essential amino acid tryptophan, which enters the body through the diet.
In the brain , 5-hydroxy , in turn is converted to serotonin - a substance that transmits nerve signals between brain cells .
Serotonin is known as the " happiness hormone " .
The additional administration of 5- hydroxytryptophan in the form of a tablet increases the levels of serotonin in the brain , thus improving conditions associated with low levels of serotonin , without causing side effects , unlike other drugs for these conditions.
2 . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Conditions caused by low serotonin levels are:
Depression is a condition requiring specialized medical care and is different from the familiar "no mood " and " feelings of anxiety ." Depression is characterized by a lack of interest in daily activities , lack of energy , inability to concentrate , feelings of helplessness , beznadedzhnost and sadness, worthlessness and inadequacy, poor sleep , decreased sexual activity, a substantial gain or weight loss, fatigue, headache , etc. .
Depression is not a weakness of character and not the fault of the patient. It can be treated. Depression is caused by a combination of H factors - genetic predisposition, environmental and imbalance of chemicals in the brain. The chemicals of greatest importance serotonin that depression is strongly reduced .
After a good sleep a person feels refreshed and rested . It does not always depend on the duration of sleep and of its quality. Sleep problems have various causes , but ultimately due again imbalance of chemicals in the brain. The title substance , which determines the onset and duration of sleep is melatonin , but melatonin levels in the brain and the sensitivity of the brain structures to melatonin on serotonin levels .
Serotonin plays a role in sleep quality. At high levels of serotonin prolonged phase of deep sleep, allowing the brain recovers and one feels refreshed and rested at the expense of less important preparatory stages of sleep . While the compositions containing melatonin have certain benefits in elderly patients , melatonin levels are low , the younger people insomnia and sleep respond to a much greater extent than the serotonin levels , respectively, of 5 - hydroxytryptophan .
1.3. Anxiety and restlessness
Anxiety and restlessness are also caused by low serotonin levels , so by increasing the levels of these conditions are improved significantly to extinction .
1.4. Migraine and headache
It is believed that chronic headache and especially migraine are the result of low serotonin levels , most likely due to an increased degradation of the brain.
Administration of 5- hydroxytryptophan increase production of serotonin in the body and thus reduces the sensitivity to pain . , 5-hydroxy reduces the number , strength and intensity of seizures in chronic headaches and migraines by 70 %.
During the diet , the level of tryptophan in the blood and brain serotonin levels significantly. These low serotonin levels in obese patients cause a strong desire for carbs , especially sweets, and subsequent overeating.
The intake of 5 - hydroxytryptophan during and after diet increases the levels of serotonin , which leads to early satiety , in adherence to the diet , overeating and weight loss .
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by fatigue, pain in muscles , joints and tendons and multiple sensitivity over the body, most often with low levels of serotonin.
The use of 5- hydroxytryptophan improves and helps control the symptoms of fibromyalgia in the absence of side effects.
1.7. bad habits
When quitting bad habits such as excessive drinking, smoking, etc., maintaining adequate levels of serotonin by administration of 5- hydroxytryptophan helps to ease suffering and subject to the limitations and performing everyday activities in the absence of habit.
3 . WHO IS INTENDED NEOLEKSAN
Neoleksan is designed for people suffering from conditions associated with low serotonin levels , as well as for people on diets and / or Cancel harmful habits such as smoking , alcohol and others.
4 . WHAT SHOULD I TELL MY DOCTOR BEFORE TAKING NEOLEKSAN
Tell your doctor if:
For you apply some of the following:
Ulcer of stomach and duodenum
Taking any of these medications
Selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake by citalopram (Seropram), escitalopram (Cipralex), fluvoxamine (Fevarin), fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Seroxat, Paroxat), sertaline (Zoloft)
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors , katotranylcypromine (Nardil), Phenelzine (Parnate), isocarboxazid (Marplan)
Tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline (Elavil), amoxapine (Asendin), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Sinequan), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), protriptyline (Vivactil), trimpramine (Surmontil)
5 . WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF NEOLEKSAN
At the beginning of taking some patients may experience mild nausea , which was transient and best prevented by starting with low doses neoleksan , gradually increasing if necessary .
6 . WHO SHOULD NOT TAKE NEOLEKSAN
Children up to age 12
7 . HOW TO TAKE NEOLEKSAN
The starting dose of neoleksan is most 3 times a day 1 tablet .
Usually the effect of preparation does not occur immediately and dose adjustment should be considered an insufficient effect in two weeks. Then, the dosage can be increased to 3 times a day, 2 tablets.
For insomnia recommended from 1 to 6 tablets once 30-45 minutes before going to bed. Since some patients may experience mild nausea when taking neoleksan for the first time , it is recommended to start with 1 tablet before bedtime and increase the dose gradually if needed.
If neoleksan taken during the weight-loss dieting is recommended to take 1 tablet 20 minutes before eating.
Do not stop taking the drug once you feel better, without consulting your doctor.
Prolonged use of neoleksan not lead to tolerance and dependence.
8 . STORAGE
Store the preparation at room temperature out of reach of children.
Neoleksan Store in original container.