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vinpocetine (vin·pōˑ·s·tēn),

n a chemical derived from an alkaloid present in the leaves of the periwinkle plant (
Vinca minor). Has been used as a neuroprotector to increase blood flow to the brain and to treat dementia and ischemic stroke. No known precautions, but caution is advised for patients who are taking warfarin. Also called
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Dropped from the formula are Pterostilbene and Vinpocetine, both of which were used to support brain circulation and antioxidant status in Mind Lab Pro[R]'s previous version.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule Amount per serving Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol) 400 IU Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate) 50 mcg Thermogenic & Fat Metabolizer: L-Carnitine 930 mg Tartrate, Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Leaf Extract, Caffeine Anhydrous, Panax Ginseng Root Powder, N-Acetyl-L-tyrosine, Thermodiamine[TM] (98% Evodiamine), Vinpocetine, Inositol.
Growth ingredients associated with memory/cognition include: GABA, DMAE, melissa, green tea, L-theanine, lemon balm, gingko biloba, vitamin D, magnesium L-threonate, vinpocetine, huperzine A and PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinine).
The Group purchases Vinpocetine API from the Covex Group and believes that the investment will enable the Group to obtain a stable supply of high quality Vinpocetine API at a low cost.
In vitro antioxidant properties of pentoxifylline, piracetam, and vinpocetine," Clinical Neuropharmacology, vol.
Supportive treatment included methylcobalamin (1500mcg/day), betahistine (24mg TID), Ginkgo biloba, vinpocetine, xanthinol, intravenous hetastarch (1mg/kg/day).
Vinpocetine is derived from the periwinkle plant and leads to dilation of blood vessels and improved blood flow.
Studies in animal models find that vinpocetine attenuates alcohol-related impairments in cortical plasticity and reduces learning and memory deficits associated with developmental alcohol exposure (Medina 2011).
Li's exploration into Vinpocetine employs a plan of attack called drug repositioning strategy.
P Sun, "Preparation and evaluation of self-microemulsifying drug delivery system containing vinpocetine," DrugDevelopment and Industrial Pharmacy, vol.
Energy drinks may also contain a huge variety of natural, exotic ingredients like guarana, green-tea extract, yerba mate, bitter orange (synephrine or octopamine), vinpocetine, 5- hydroxyl tryptophan, methylphenylethylamine (5-HTP) and ginseng.