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Dosage and administration

One bottle of Semax contains 60 drops, each having 50 mcg of the active ingredient. The average dose is 2-3 drops in each nostril. If there is a need to take more, a 15-minute interval should be taken between the administrations. Semax should be taken up to 3 times per day.

With the purpose of cognitive improvement, Semax should be taken once a day - 2 drops in each nostril - for a period of 3 to 14 days. 

Depending on the chosen dosage, one bottle is sufficient for a course of 3 - 10 days.

Side effects

Extremely rare individual allergic reactions.


Keep in a dark place at a temperature less than 10 C (50 F) for up to two years.

Note: As peptides, Semax and Selank should not be exposed to high temperatures for long periods of time. They can however be safely kept at the room temperature for period of less than a month. Each bottle also contains methylparaben (0.1%), which works as a preservative.

Country of Manufacture: Russia

You can read the full instruction for 0.1% Semax here

You can read the full instruction for 1% Semax here

Semax is a Russian nootropic drug that is used in nasal spray and nasal drops form to improve cognitive functions and treat various medical conditions. By its structure, Semax is a fragment of endogenous neuropeptide ACTH.

The positive effects of neuropeptides were discovered in the late 1960s when D. de Vid - who coined the term neuropeptide - conducted a number of trials on white rats and found that fragments of adrenocorticotropic hormones facilitate learning abilities.

It was not, however, until the late 1970s, when the Soviet Ministry of Defence commissioned a wide range of experiments to determine the optimal way to prolong the effects and increase their scope.

After a long and complicated trial and error process, the optimal peptide formula was synthesized, and it had 50 times longer effects than its natural analogue. 

After that, an extensive research on humans was started to ensure safety, increase efficiency and determine the optimal dosages and delivery methods. As a result, on 20 December 1994, Semax was officially brought to market. Since then it won a number of international awards and, on 7 December 2011, was included in the List of Vital & Essential Drugs, as studies showed that it was one of the most important remedies after strokes.

Primary uses of Semax 0.1%:

  • Increasing attention during repetitive and monotonous tasks;
  • Increasing intellectual capacity in extreme circumstances;
  • Alleviating the effects of cerebrovascular diseases;

Primary uses of Semax 1%:

  • Faster recovery after strokes;
  • Alleviation of migraines; 
  • Transient ischemic attacks;

Country of Manufacture: Russia

Availability: in stock