Piracetam

What is Piracetam?

Piracetam is a medication that helps in improving memory. Also in some cases it prevents blood clotting, in case of deep vein thrombosis that is blood clot in extremities. Its action is not so definable, though taken into group called as Nootropics.

Questions and answers on "Piracetam"

What effect does Neurocet have on the kidneys and liver

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
none documented...

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

piracetam, the active ingredient of Neurocet, has very few documented side effects. None of them involves the kidneys and the liver. When a patient has reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR) though, that is reduced renal functionality,...

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Is piracetan safe and effective. If so how do I order it?

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Brief Answer:
They haven't reported any harm from it!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for this query.

I have reviewed piracetam. It is not an officially endorsed drug but the promoters seem to report gains in short term memory when it is used. Because of limited research, it would be best to...

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hello doctor. im recently taking 4.8g of piracetam stacked with 0.75g aniracetam everyday. since im on probation i want to know if any of these two will show positive on the federal drug test. thank you.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
The drugs will not be detected in Drug Test

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for asking from HCM for your health related queries

Piracetam and Aniracetam both are nootropic drugs of recetams group. These drugs are approved in a number of countries to use as cognitive enhancer drugs....

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Yes please. What do you recommend for memory loss or enhancement?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Piracetam would help.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

Piracetam tablets and Ginkgo biloba tablets are helpful in enhancing memory.

If there is vitamin B12 deficiency, taking vitamin B12 supplements would also help.

I hope my answer helps. Please get back if...

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Sir, I am suffering from these diseases for 7-8 years, and it is increasing day by day. I had got treatment from several doctors, But there was no improvement. They do not seem to know what this disease, you can tell that this is what disease, or to know which test should be done. Symptoms are 1- consistent Pain throughout the Body inside (internally all body) 2- brain fog (feeling like a mental fog), impaired memory or concentration, poor brain function 3- sensitivities to foods like tomato, yogurt, pickles, sour cream, tomato souse, sour food, mix salad, mix and curry vegetables , 4- Bloating, poor digestion

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
My reply is below.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted your symptoms and would like to reassure you that these do not represent any serious diseases.

The neurological problem in your case is fibromyalgia. In this condition, there is widespread aches...

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Dear Sir,

I apologize for writing without the benefit of an introduction, but do so on behalf of my mother in law (Smt XXXXXXX Mishra) is suffering from Dementia disease since XXXXXXX 2013. Most probably she got the attack of this disease after sudden death of her sister in law in the year 2012. On consultation of doctor in 2013, he had advice for medicine but could not be continued even for a week due to disorder in her abdomen like formation of gas etc. At present she is not taking any medicine for this disease. Although she used to take medicine for high blood pressure.

At present she is having following type of problem:-

1. Gradual loss of memory. She is unable to recognize her family members and who is older or younger than her.
2. Sometimes she is having no control on urination.
3. Have developed childish behavior.
4. If she keeps some household item at certain place becomes unable to recapitulate the place where is kept it.
5. Always someone has to remind her for daily routine work such as cleaning of teeth, washing of face, bathing and eating etc.
6. In the day, she prefers to walk here & there without any work.

Consultation History-
1.     Dr XXXXXXX Sharma- Neurologist, Ranchi- Prescription & CT Scan Report enclosed.
2.     Dr Madhurendra Prasad- Neurologist, Silliguri-Prescription enclosed.
3.     Dr XXXXXXX Mishra- Neurologist, Silliguri- Prescription, MRI Report and Hospitalization test report & discharge certificate enclosed.
4.     Dr XXXXXXX XXXXXXX Singh- Neurologist, Patna- Prescription enclosed.
5.     Dr XXXXXXX Parikh, Psychiatric, Fortis Hospital Gurgaon- Prescription enclosed.
We understand that this is one of many such requests that come across your desk and greatly appreciate any guidance that you can lend.

Thank you, in advance, for your help. I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience.


doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Complete cure is not possible, some benefit can be expected.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted the details of your mother-in-law. I agree with the diagnosis of severe dementia, most probably Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Unfortunately, AD is not...

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My mum has met stroke and CVA on left side 2 years back doctor while release gave strocit 500 2 times piracetam 800 5 times glympride 1 mg 1 in morning continue medicine since 2 year and in middle stop last year again check up same medicine given as too far from village hospital 2 days journey cost of medicine too high presently with consult to local mbbs doctor giving glympride for dibetic before breakfast strocit plus in morning after break fast 1 time and eve only piracetam no other vitamin

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No role of strocit and piracetam after 2 years.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Nandeibam,
Thanks for being here on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist and I feel glad to help you.
Coming on to your question,there is absolutely no role of strocit and piracetam 3 months after...

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Is it safe to take Neurocet twice a day?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Neurocet dose

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for asking from HCM.


I can understand your concern. Neurocet (Piracetam) comes in various dose formulations like 400, 800 and 1200 mg.

You can take maximum dose upto 20 g in a day if your liver and kidney function are normal. So there is...

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My daughter passed out in March and hit her head. She has headaches, dizziness, is unable to excercise and cannot focus or take on what's going on in school. We have seen, a couple general doctors, a concussion specialist, a neurologist and a cardiologist and no one seems to know what is going on. What should my next step be?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Brain scan should be done

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I am Dr Sudhir Kumar, Neurologist, and would try my best to help you.

I have noted your daughter's symptoms and it is unfortunate that a diagnosis has not been made despite meeting several doctors. At...

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Is there a memory pill that I could use while I'm taking Lamictal-seizure, and Abilify-OCB with mood stability? With that even short term memory loss.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
nootropics like piracetam.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome here.

There are some drugs known as cognitive enhancers which you may find helpful.
These are drugs like piracetam (available as OTC in some countries).

However, there is no drug whose efficacy is absolutely established as a...

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Recent questions on  Piracetam

doctor1 MD

I am not all in delusion.I don't know if to tell this problem to a physician or a psychiatrist.
Problem is:
When I take much fluid or water I feel a bit pressure in head of some liquid.
In this season of winter, I feel excess chill in head particularly and little bit in extremities and least in trunk.
I have been taking PIRACETAM 400 to 800 mg almost 3-5 days a week.
What may be the reason of excess chill in head only and feeling of fluid pressure after heavy fluid intake?

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Hi, I am 37 years old and had a stroke in January of this year, SAH right frontal intracerebral hematoma effecting the Frontal, temporal and perinatal lobes. I refused medications such as baclofen while in hospital, after leaving hospital I asked...

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Hi is it safe to continue using this supplement in the link with blood pressure medication medication i because i tried it and i stopped it for 2 days i got Tension Headache , Pain and discomfort in the back of the head comes and go , Difficulty...

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I had a stroke four years ago, but still have debilitating dizziness in my head. I can take meclinzine, but it makes me sleepy. Is there any thing else that I can take or do to lessen the dizziness?

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Doctor, My dad is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease and he had been prescribed Hydergine. However it seems that the drug is no loner available in the market. Doctor, is the drug being marketed by the manufacturing company? Also, I want to understand the levels of efficacy of Hydergine vis-a-vis other drugs like Piracetam, mementine, rivastigmine and Donepezil. If it is efficacious, I may contact the manufacturer to send me the medicine. Also doctor what are the differerent dosage forms in which the drug is available because my dad is not able to swallow medicines. Also doctor please tell me if the foresaid drugs are more efficacious in the treatment in what manner they are more efficacious in terms of duration of treatment, therapeutic action and efficacy. My curiosity is higher relating to the Alzheimer's Disease because I am myself a medical student doing my MBBS. Thank you doctor

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Hello doc, would you please tell me whether sodium valproate 500 mg and citicoline 500 mg and piracetam 800 mg can be crushed and taken as it has become impossible to give the whole tablet to d patient. Additionally what are the effects after taking such medicines for traumatic brain surgeries?

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