ANTIOXIDANT MEXIDOL. The main neuropsychotropic effects and the mechanism of action




Institute of Pharmacology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Mexidol (2-ethyl-6methyl-3-hydroxypyridine succinate) is a new domestic neuropsychotropic drug the original mechanism of action and a range of pharmacological effects of which are realized at 2 levels - neuronal and vascular. Mexidol has sedative, antistress, antialcohol, anticonvulsant, cerebroprotective, nootropic, antihypoxic, anti-parkinsonian and vegetotropic action