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Pyritinol Dosage

Daily Dose of Pyritinol: 600mg

Supplementing with Pyritinol

Pyritinol is a cognitive booster as well as a mood booster. Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/28810812@N03/

Pyritinol is a mental performance enhancer which goes by the brand name Encephabol, or Pyrithioxine. It is synthetically made up of two vitamin B6 molecules bound together by two sulfur atoms. Its nootropic benefits are very similar to Vitamin B6, which is one of the most important vitamins for brain function. Vitamin B6, which can be found in chickpeas, fish, chicken, beef, potatoes, and bananas, plays an important role in the production of several key neurotransmitters. Nuerotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin, glutamate, and epinephrine (adrenaline) are heavily involved in our ability to focus, remember things, and feel good.

One of the major effects of pyritinol is to increase choline uptake into neurons, thereby increasing acetylcholine levels. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter responsible for many thought processes like reasoning, learning, and memory. Users report that using this nootropic makes it easier for them to remember and recall new information. This is especially true when taken together with other smart drugs like Piracetam, or other nootropics from the racetam family. Others also say that it has helped them achieve greater mental clarity and increases their intellectual agility. Besides boosting cognitive functions, pyritinol is also a mood booster because it is a highly efficient precursor to dopamine, which is one of the mood-boosting neurotransmitters in the brain. All in all, taking pyritinol increases focus and attention span, leading to a better mood and less feelings of stress.

There are some mild side effects of continued use of pyritinol. They are considered very rare and research has only presented a few cases in which people have experienced these side effects. They include irritability, appetite suppression, fatigue, difficulty falling asleep, rashes, itchy skin, nausea, and diarrhea. The recommended dosage is between 100 mg per day to 1200 mg per day with most people taking 400 mg to 600 mg every day.

Sources:
http://exam
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http://nootriment.com/encephabol-tablets/
http://nootriment.com/encefabol-forte/

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