This medication is an atypical antipsychotic agent, prescribed for schizophrenia.
This medication is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.
This medication is a psychostimulant/nootropic, prescribed for Parkinson's disease, cerebrovascular disorders and head injury.
This medication is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for osteoarthritis and chronic inflammatory arthritis.
This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for bipolar disorder, epilepsy and to prevent migraine headache.
This medication is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder(significant behavioral change). It increases the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
Melitracen is prescribed to treat depression and anxiety.
It is also available as a combination drug along with flupentixol which is indicated for different types of depression (psychogenic, masked, menopausal, in alcoholics), depressive neuroses, psychosomatic affections accompanied by anxiety and apathy, and dysphoria in alcoholics. It is also given as a maintenance dose in psychogenic depressions and other psychoses.
Melitracen comes under the category of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) which act by decreasing re-uptake of neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and serotonin at the nerve synapse. This causes a high concentration of the neurotransmitters in the next neuron causing an antidepressant effect. Melitracen acts similarly as other TCAs regarding efficacy against depression and anxiety. It has an added advantage of improved tolerability and a slightly faster onset of action.
Piracetam is used to treat cortical myoclonus, a movement disorder that causes short and uncontrollable twitching or jerky movements of arms and legs.
Piracetam is often prescribed to improve cognition and memory and slow brain aging. It has been used to improve the neurological conditions of Alzheimer’s disease
, Down’s syndrome
This medication is a contact laxative, prescribed for constipation.
This medication is a sedative-hypnotic, prescribed for insomnia (sleeplessness).