Mode of Action of Cerebrolysin®

Cerebrolysin® is a neurotrophic peptidergic drug with multimodal pharmacological properties indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic CNS disorders. The pathophysiological mechanisms targeted by Cerebrolysin® belong to two distinct categories:

  1. Support of endogenous repair and recovery processes as a consequence of injury or degenerative disease
  2. Protection against pathological events and cascades caused by an injury or a degenerative disease


The natural repair and recovery processes in the CNS that start immediately upon injury and play an important role in the continuous defense against neurodegeneration in chronic CNS disorders (e.g. Alzheimer