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Is cognistar 60 injection helpful in alzeimers /stress dementia?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
See below: Cognistar is used in india and asia, but not legally available in us. It is actually a mix of ingredients, many of which are unfamiliar to me. There are no reliable research studies to prove benefit for alzheimer's or any condition so far, but cannot find reports of injury either. I am more than skeptical. Suggest using medical foods such as cerefolin-nac or axona, which do help in some.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
I have never Used it: But to my knowledge there are not enough studies to indicate it's effectiveness.
Dr. John Hsiao
Psychiatry 40 years experience
NO: It's a nutriceutical prepared by enzymatic digestion of pig brains. There is no (zero, none, nada) evidence of efficacy for anything other than the manufacturer's bank account. There isn't a pig equivalent of mad cow disease that i know, but i would worry about getting prion disease from eating brains.

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