Фенотропил Drug photo

The description is actual on 31.03.2014

  • Latin name: Phenotropil
  • ATH code: N06BX
  • Active ingredient: N-karbamoilmetil-4-phenyl-2-pyrrolidone
  • Producer: Valenta Farmatsevtika, JSC, Shchyolkovo, Russian Federation


Contains in one tablet active agent (fenotropil) — 100 mg; excipients: potato starch — 46,48 mg; monohydrate of lactose (sugar milk) — 51,52 mg; calcium stearate — 2 mg.

Release form

Tablets by sight flat and cylindrical form, cream, white or yellowish shade. Packagings on 30 and 10 pieces.

Pharmacological action

What is Fenotropil (MNN — Phenotropil)? It nootrop, possessing pronounced anti-anamnestic action. Drug improves memory and process of training. Increases ability to concentrate and remember. Reduces toxic effect of some drugs, and somnolent effect of ethanol and hexobarbital. Improves mood, reduces a threshold of painful sensitivity. Increases physical effeciency.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Getting into a gastrointestinal tract, it is soaked up quickly and well. The maximum possible concentration in a blood plasma can be observed in 1 hour, is removed in 3-5 hours in an invariable view with urine (40%), bile and then (60%). In an organism it is not metabolized.

Improves blood supply of a brain, activates and normalizes the redoxreactions proceeding in it. Stimulates normalization of a regional blood-groove in ischemic sites of a brain. Blood supply of the lower extremities also improves.

Without influencing spontaneous bioelectric activity of a brain and level of maintenance of GAMK, increases the level of adrenaline, dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin. In this regard the mood and overall health increases.

Shows anorekigenny activity at prolonged use. Drug in some sort is an immunostimulator, improves sight.

Is not carcinogen and a mutagen, has no embriostatichesky action.

Begins to work after the first use. A critical lethal dose – 800 mg.

Indications to Fenotropil's use

From what tablet Fenotropil?

  • various diseases of TsNS which are especially connected with disturbance of blood supply of a brain or exchange processes;
  • disturbance of attention, memory impairment;
  • some types of schizophrenia (slackness and apathy as side effect of a disease);
  • the raised psychological and physiological loading;
  • the indication to use of medicine the depression of varying severity is considered;
  • alcoholism;
  • normalization of biorhythms;
  • at obesity of the alimentary and constitutional genesis.


Individual intolerance of the drug components which are a part. With extra care should appoint the children sick with arterial hypertension, with organic lesions of kidneys and the liver expressed by an ischemic disease, transferred panic attacks and various acute psychopathic states.

Side effects

The most widespread side effect is sleeplessness, generally at administration of drug in 6-8 hours prior to a dream.

Increase of the ABP, psychomotive excitement, sudden inflow of heat can be observed.

Application instruction of Fenoptropil (Way and dosage)

Before use of drug consult with the doctor, he will advise the necessary dosage and duration of treatment. There is also a universal instruction on Fenotropil.

How to take a pill? Inside, orally. Medicine is drunk right after food, washing down with a large amount of water. Better since morning. The maximum and admissible daily dose makes 750 mg. It is on average one-time admissible to accept 100-250 mg, and 200-300 mg a day. If the single dose makes more than 100 mg, medicine is distributed on 2 receptions.

At obesity – to accept 100-200 mg once since morning, within 1-2 months.

For the increased working capacity – 100-200 mg in the morning, within 15 days.

The average duration of treatment about a month (to three). If necessary it is possible to repeat a course 30 more days.


Side reactions can amplify. At the moment cases of overdose were not registered. Treatment: depending on symptoms.


Fenotropil strengthens effect of the drugs making impact on the central nervous system, various antidepressants and other drugs of nootropic type.

Terms of sale. Fenotropil — according to the recipe or not?

Issue of drug from drugstores is carried out according to the recipe. Though cases are known, sometimes medicine managed to be got without recipe.

Storage conditions

It is recommended to store in unavailable to children, the dark place, at air temperature not above 30 °C.

Period of validity

At observance of storage conditions — 5 years.

Analogs and substitutes

With the content of the same active ingredient drug has no structural analogs. However, there is a class of the nootrop having similar medicinal properties. The most widespread analogs of Fenotropil are glycine and piracetam (nootropil).

What Fenotropil or Nootropil is better?

Nootropil contains other active ingredient — piracetam. It is necessary to spend on drink drug courses and improvements come usually after two weeks, unlike Fenotropil who acts immediately.

However at a sign of nootropil hyper stimulation of TsNS, owing to dissociation of manifestation of some psychotropic effects is quite often observed at the long use. Its reception is justified when it is necessary to mobilize quickly organism forces in special extreme conditions.

The price of analog undoubtedly is less, but also a course at drug longer.

Alcohol and medicine Fenotropil

Thanks to the fact that drug reduces toxic effect of ethanol and promotes recovery of TsNS, medicine is not simply compatible to alcohol. It is applied at treatment of alcoholism.


  • Fenotropil of 100 mg No. 10 of a tabletkivalent Pharmaceutics of joint stock company
  • Fenotropil of 100 mg No. 30 of a tabletkivalent Pharmaceutics of joint stock company

Drugstore of IFC

  • Fenotropil tbl 100 mg No. 10, Valenta Farmatsevtika Oaorossiya
  • Fenotropil tbl 100 mg No. 30, Valenta Farmatsevtika Oaorossiya
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  • Fenotropil of 100 mg No. 30 of table.
  • Fenotropil of 100 mg No. 10 of table.
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Section: For a nervous system
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