Mentat DS can be found in syrup form, and is an ayurvedic proprietary medicine that provides an antidepressant and anxiolytic effect on the body.
How It Works
The medication works by enhancing neurological functions while improving cognitive functions and increasing memory. With the natural ingredients in Mentat DS, your mental quotient, memory span as well as concentration ability can be increased. It also reduces the level of tribulin, which is an endogenous monoamine oxidase inhibitor that may be elevated during an anxiety attack. That means you will feel calmer during treatment.
Consequently, this calming effect is what makes Mentat DS a beneficial way to treat neurological disorders such as insomnia and convulsions.
Furthermore, Mentat is a good adjuvant in treating neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, epilepsy, and post-stroke aphasia due to the following therapeutic properties:
Endogenous monoamine oxidase inhibitor
With the ability to improve short-term and long-term memory, doctors or pharmacists normally prescribe Mentat DS to children as a way to improve their memory and learning skills. It can also increase the attention span in children. In some cases, it can also treat bed-wetting. The medication can also be beneficial for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD for short, and other behavioural problems. Adults may also take Mentat DS to help reduce hyperexcitation of neurons that are commonly found in those who are experiencing anxiety and stress disorders.
With regular use, the medication also helps with managing mental fatigue and stress that you may get from overworking and engaging in a strenuous environment.
The Mentat DS syrup should be taken orally. Depending on your health condition coupled with the severity of the symptoms, the dosage can vary. Generally, the dosage will be modulated according to the age and condition, wherein the higher it is, the higher the dosage. However, do not take it in your own hands to decide the dose and dosage frequency. To get it determined, it will be best to consult a doctor so you get the recommended dosage.
Because the key ingredients consisting of thyme-leaved gratiola, Indian pennywort, and winter cherry are herbal-based, Mentat DS is currently not known to cause any side effects, especially if you take the dosage exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Adverse reactions have not been observed in patients taking this medication.
Kindly note that Mentat DS may increase the general anesthesia influence on your body; therefore, if you are scheduled for a surgery procedure, this medication should not be taken at least two weeks before the surgery. Special caution should also be practiced with epileptic patients because the use of Mentat DS may require the dosage of other antiepileptic drugs to be reduced. If you or a person you care is epileptic and has been prescribed this medication, please consult your doctor before taking it.
As Mentat DS syrup comprises of a sugar-free formula, it can be taken by those suffering from hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus as well as by those who are more calorie-conscious.