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Cepharanthin tablets 1 mg for alopecia
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General information on Japanese Cepharanthin tablets 1 mg for alopecia
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Kaken Shoyaku Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: cepharanthine (chemical formula C37H38N2O6)
Medical effect: Cepharanthin tablets are effective for the treatment of alopecia areata, alopecia caused by dandruff or leukocytopenia due to radiation.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Cepharanthin tablets 1 mg from Japan for alopecia
For treatment of leukocytopenia: for adults, take 1-2 tablets tablets 3 times a day after meals.
For treatment of alopecia: for adults, take 1.5-2 tablets a day in 2-3 divided doses after meals (0.5 tablets 3 times a day or 1 tablet 2 times a day).
The dosage may be adjusted by the consulting doctor according to age, weight and symptoms.
How effective are Japanese Cepharanthin tablets 1 mg for alopecia?
Cepharanthin or cepharanthine is an alkaloid derivated from herbaceous perennial vines of Stephania genus. It provides the following effects:
- promotes recovery of hematopoietic function,
- dilates peripheral vessels,
- relieves peripheral circulatory disturbance,
- improves nutritional supply in hair root,
- inhibits histamine release and shows antiallergic effect.
Also, cepharanthine scavenges free radicals and has a protective effect against some of the responses mediated by pro-inflammatory cytokines.
Who should take Cepharanthin tablets 1 mg from Japan?
Studies showed that cepharanthine is effective for treatments of various diseases, including idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, venomous snakebites, xerostomia, sarcoidosis, refractory anemia, HIV and various cancer-related conditions (M. Rogosnitzky, R. Danks. "Therapeutic potential of the biscoclaurine alkaloid, cepharanthine, for a range of clinical conditions" Pharmacological Reports. 2011, 63 (2): 337–47). However, Japanese scientists emphasize this medication’s effectiveness in the treatment of various hair loss conditions, for example, alopecia areata or alopecia pityrodes, and radiation-induced leukopenia. Cepharanthine is effective against various forms of alopecia, including common, atopic, pre-hypertensive and combined. It cures the condition within 2 months in 57% of patients and within 6 months in 86% of patients with common alopecia areata when given as a monotherapy. And it boosts up the effectiveness of other medications for alopecia like kallidinogenase, making them effective up to the 90% of patients within three months of therapy.