Nootrop-Piracetam is used to treat chronic and acute cerebrovascular accident, comatose and subcomatose state, after injuries and intoxication of the brain, impaired memory, poor concentration , mood changes, behavioral disorders in Alzheimer's disease, mental retardation in children, as an additional treatment in patients with poor tolerance of antipsychotics.
Piracetam is a nootropic agent which has a positive effect on metabolism and blood circulation in the brain. It increases glucose utilization, improves the course of metabolic processes, microcirculation in the ischemic areas, inhibits the aggregation of activated platelets . Exerts a protective effect in brain damage caused by hypoxia, intoxication, an electric shock, improves processes of learning and memory, integrative activity of the brain.
Take of Nootrop-Piracetam exactly as your doctor prescribed. It is recommended to take by 0.8 g 3 times a day before meals at the beginning of treatment. When certain improvement is reached, a single dose is gradually reduced to 0.4 g, treatment continues from 6 to 8 weeks. Children should take 30-50 mg per kg of body weight a day in 2-3 divided doses. Treatment continues for at least 3 weeks.
Сaution is demanded in patients with renal insufficiency.
You should not take Nootrop-Piracetam if you have hypersensitivity to it, if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, have a severe renal impairment with creatinine clearance less than 20 ml/min.
Possible side effect
In rare cases irritability, disorders of sleep, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, dizziness, headache, increased sexuality, weakness, drowsiness can appear. Inform your doctor if you got any these symptoms after taking the medication.
This medication increases effectiveness of thyroid hormones, antipsychotic drugs (neuroleptics ), indirect anticoagulants (at the background of high doses of piracetam ), psychostimulants . When taken simultaneously with neuroleptics, it reduces risk of extrapyramidal disorders./div>
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose if it is time for your next scheduled dose. Don't take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
If you think you have overdosed the medicine seek emergency medical help at once. The overdose symptoms are irritability, insomnia, tremor, in elderly patients worsening of cardiac failure can occur. If you noticed such symptoms, reduce the dose and contact your doctor.
Store the medicine at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Store it in a tight container.
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