Picamilon is a Russian nootropic drug with anxiolytic properties. By its structure, it is a synthetic combination of GABA (the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system) and Niacin (vitamin B3).

Besides anxiolytic action, the drug improves cerebral blood flow and metabolism, thus enhancing cognitive functions.

Picamilon can be used to treat the following symptoms and conditions:

  • Cerebrovascular diseases
  • Migraine
  • Asthenic disorders (lack of energy)
  • Depressions
  • Alcohol withdrawal syndrome

    Dosage and administration 

    Typical daily dose: 30 - 50 mg once or twice a day.


    • hypersensitivity;
    • kidney disease.

    Side effects 

    Side effects occur in approximately 12% of patients and are characterised by moderate headaches, insomnia, fatigue and allergic reactions.


    Сonsuming too much might result in an increase in potential side effects.