What is Arcalion used for?
Arcalion is a synthetic form of thiamine (Vitamin B1). It is also sold as a dietary supplement. It is used for treating symptoms like weakness or fatigue. It also improves memory. It is actively composed of Sulbutiamine, which was discovered in Japan.
How long does it take for Arcalion to kick in?
The action of Arcalion is observed within 30 minutes post oral consumption, while its peak effect is observed in one to two hours.
Is Arcalion fat-soluble?
The active component Sulbutiamine is a synthetic derivative of thiamine, commonly known as Vitamin B1. Thiamine is water-soluble, while Sulbutiamine is fat-soluble. Thus, Sulbutiamine easily crosses the blood-brain barrier. Both have the same functions, but Arcalion is more effective as it is more bioavailable.
How to take this smart drug?
This medication comes in the form of an oral tablet. It is to be taken with water. Take it only after consulting your pharmacist or doctor. This medication can be taken with or without food.
How does Arcalion work?
This medication belongs to a class of drugs called antiasthenic drugs/central stimulants. It acts by increasing the levels of thiamine levels in the brain. Increased thiamine levels are believed to improve memory, energy, and strength.