Brahmi is a nootropic medication. Its main component is Bacopa monnieri.
Brahmi is to improve the mental functioning in individuals, particularly older people who experience a slowing down of their mental faculties. This medication advances the chemicals in the brain that are responsible for a number of mental processes. This creates an elevation in the individuals’ thinking and learning abilities. It helps people to think and analyze more clearly as well as focus for a longer period of time. Brahmi also helps to improve memory, especially with individuals who experience deficiencies in memory due to age.
This medication is also known for protecting several important structures of the brain. It creates an antioxidant effect in the brain by manipulating enzymes that are responsible for the removal of free radicals. This helps to minimize the deterioration of brain structures caused by ageing.
Contact your doctor to discover what other benefits this medication may have for you.
It is important to always follow the prescription that your physician has provided for you. You should avoid taking Brahmi in doses that are smaller or larger than you have been instructed.
This medication should be taken by the mouth.
The recommended dose for this medication is between 1 and 2 tablets of Brahmi. This dosage should be taken twice a day.
If you forget to take one of your doses, you should take the dose as soon as you remember. If your next scheduled dose is due soon, do not take the dose that you missed. You should not take two doses together.
In the event that you experience an overdose, contact your nearest medical emergency service.
There may be some adverse effects experienced when taking Brahmi. Some of the most common side effects that you may experience with this medication are:
An increase in bowel movements
Cramping or discomfort in the stomach
Dryness in the mouth
In the event that you experience any of these adverse reactions, contact your physician immediately.
In the event that you have become pregnant, ask your doctor about Brahmi before you take it. Always consult your physician before you begin to breastfeed your child.
Do not take this medication if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients in Brahmi.
This medication can cause a slowing down of the heartbeat. Individuals with a preexisting heart condition should consult a doctor before taking Brahmi.
Brahmi can increase the likelihood of a blockage forming in the intestines.
This medication can cause an elevated production of certain secretions in the stomach and the intestines. In certain instances this can lead to a worsening of the presence of ulcers.
Brahmi can cause a buildup of fluid in the lungs. This can cause an exacerbation for individuals suffering from certain conditions such as asthma and emphysema.
This medication can raise the levels of the thyroid hormones. Consult your physician if you have a thyroid disorder or are taking medications for your thyroid.
Brahmi can increase the presence of a blockage in the urinary tract.