Pantocrin [Deer Antler Extract]


Pantocrin is a Russian brand of deer velvet extract. Deer antler is commonly used as an ingredient for tonic preparations in traditional Chinese medicine, and as a dietary supplement in other countries because of its adaptogenic properties.

Extract contains biologically active substances (peptides, amino acids, phospholipids and microelements) that have a pronounced tonic and adaptogenic effect that improves physical and mental performance, especially in case of asthenia and monotonous activity. The drug has a positive effect on the sexual function, including the dysfunctions caused by aging and exposure to noxious factors

The main indication for Pantocrin use is chronic fatigue, although it also can be used to treat neurasthenia and hypotension.

Pharmacodynamic properties

The drug has adaptogenic properties, stimulating the central nervous and cardiovascular systems, activating skeletal muscle tone and motor activity of the gastrointestinal tract. It contains phospholipids and microelements that increase endurance, stabilise the blood pressure in hypotension cases and stimulate the gastrointestinal tract.

Dosage and administration

The dosage for tincture is 25-40 drops (or 1-2 pills) 30 minutes before meal, 2-3 times a day for 3-4 weeks. The course can be repeated in 5-7 days if necessary.

Side effects

  • Allergic reactions
  • Tachycardia
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Headache


  • Hypersensitivity
  • Hypertension
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiac diseases
  • Angina
  • Agitation
  • Insomnia
  • Thrombophilia
  • Nephritis
  • Diarrhea
  • Cancer
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Age below 12 years old