Description of the medicine: Cerebrolecin (Cerebro-lecithinum)
CEREBROLECITHIN (Cerebro-lecithinum) (See Cerebrolysin, also obtained from brain tissue, is prepared by a different method, has a different composition and is applied parenterally.)
Lecithins, or cholinophosphatides, are glycerol esters, one of the alcohol groups of which is bound to phosphoric acid. Phosphoric acid, in turn, is linked by an ester bond to choline.
Lecithins are found in various organs, especially in the substance of the brain, in the adrenal glands, and red blood cells. For medical use, the drug cerebrolecithin is obtained from the brain of cattle.
Light brown mass. Available in the form of coated tablets, 0.05 g each (Tabulettae Serobro-lecithini 0.05 obductae), in a package of 40 pieces.
It is taken orally by 3 to 6 tablets per day for diseases of the nervous system, a general breakdown, anemia.
Storage: in the dark place.