Noscasure™ is our exclusive brand of high dose noscapine. Noscasure capsules contain 150 mg of pure noscapine, with no additives, no fillers, no binders, and no flowing agents added. Noscapine has been safely used in medicine for over 100 years. Its fame and widespread use originate with its cough-suppressing effects. Since the 1990’s, scientists have discovered noscapine’s benefits as a potent cancer treatment, effective against numerous types of cancer. In addition, it has shown unparalleled benefit in treating stroke patients. More recently, it is being studied for treating Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) and for Alzheimer’s disease.

Noscasure’s active ingredient, noscapine, has so far been tested and shown activity against the following types of cancer: glioblastoma (brain tumors), thymoma, breast cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, and some neuroendocrine tumors. Since noscapine has no patent protection, there is no incentive for pharma companies to develop it as a cancer treatment. Instead, the pharma industry is making efforts to synthetically modify noscapine and create “new” drugs that can be patented. We are proud to be able to bring you Noscasure, our exclusive brand of pure noscapine, enabling you to benefit from these valuable medical breakthroughs in a timely manner.

Which is better, noscapine base or noscapine hcl?

Noscapine in its natural form is called “noscapine base”. However, the base does not dissolve in water, hence it is processed by some producers into a salt form, called noscapine hydrochloride (hcl), which dissolves in water. This defines it as “water soluble”. While “water soluble” molecules are generally better absorbed, noscapine is an exception. Studies have shown that the noscapine in its naturally-existing “base” form is far-better absorbed than noscapine hydrochloride (hcl). Our Noscasure™ product contains only the superior-absorbing noscapine base.

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What is Noscasure™ (Noscapine) Used For?

Noscapine is approved and primarily used for suppressing cough, including cough induced by drugs called ACE-inhibitors. Secondary uses for high dose noscapine such as contained in Noscasure™ include various types of cancer such as glioblastoma (brain tumors), thymoma, prostate cancer, lymphoma, ovarian cancer, non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, and some neuroendocrine tumors. Additional secondary uses include polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias (HSP) and for Alzheimer’s disease. The typical doses used for these conditions range from 1,000 mg to 3,000 mg daily.

For the most up to date list of diseases and disorders for which noscapine works or is being studied, visit

Noscasure™ Questions & Answers

  1. What is Noscasure™?

    Noscasure™ contains noscapine, a non-addictive extract of the opium plant. It has been used for over 100 years as a cough-suppressant, and is sold in most countries worldwide without a prescription. Standard cough-suppressant doses are 15 mg to 45 mg three times daily. Noscasure™ is the world's first brand of high dose noscapine, containing 150 mg of pure noscapine per capsule.

  2. Which medical conditions can benefit, or be treated with Noscasure™?

    Noscasure’s active ingredient, noscapine, has potent anti-cancer effects. These were first discovered in the late 1990’s at Emory University and have since been studied by many other researchers. More recently, it is being studied for its benefit in treating challenging neurological disorders such as Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) and Alzheimer’s Disease.

  3. How does Noscasure™ work?

    Noscasure™ has multiple mechanisms of action. It inhibits bradykinin, interferes with tubulin like some chemotherapy drugs do, and also suppressed HIF-1, a growth factor in many cancers.

  4. How quickly does Noscasure™ work?

    The effects of Noscasure™ start immediately, but requires long-term administration to maintain its effects.

  5. Which dose do I need?

    Cancer-effective doses range between 1,000 mg and 3,000 mg daily. Optimal doses in neurological disorders have not yet been determined.

  6. When should Noscasure™ be taken?

    Noscasure™ should be taken at regular intervals, ideally with fat-containing meals to improve absorption.

  7. Which medications must be avoided when using Noscasure™?

    Noscasure™ is not known to interact with any medications. However, it should be used in caution in patients taking Coumadin® (Warfarin) as it can result in much higher levels of Coumadin in the blood.

  8. What are the side effects of Noscasure™?

    At high doses, especially over 2,000 mg daily, users sometimes report nausea.

  9. Can I use Noscasure™ while pregnant?

    The use of any medicinal product during pregnancy should be discussed with your physician. Noscasure™ is not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Noscapine Resources

A comprehensive review article about noscapine and its medicinal properties published in Medical Research Reveiws can be found here:The Noscapine Chronicle: A Pharmaco-Historic Biography of the Opiate Alkaloid Family and its Clinical Applications.

An up to date list of diseases and disorders for which noscapine works or is being studied, can be seen at the noscapine educational site