Vincamine — time-proven efficacy and safety in treatment of patients with cerebrovascular diseases

March 3, 2020
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The increasing rate of population aging is a characteristic feature of the modern civilized world. This leads to an increase in the incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, first of all coronary heart disease and stroke. According to the World Health Organization, they take the largest number of human lives. In particular in 2016, they accounted for 15.2 million deaths. Stroke is the second cause of premature death and increased disability of the population after coronary heart disease. The development and implementation in clinical practice drugs that prevent and restore the function of the damaged nervous system has been going on for a long time. Vincamine is one of the drugs used for several decades for treating various diseases of the brain. The article discusses its mechanism of action, the main chemical, pharmacological and clinical features.

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