Piracetam

Details About Generic Salt ::  Piracetam 

Main Medicine Class:: Nervous System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Nootropics , Neurotonics,Stimulants

5E. HEMATINICS/HEMATOPOIETICS in 5. HEMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM
PIRACETAM
POSITIVE ALLOSTERIC MODULATOR OF AMPA RECEPTOR | NOOTROPIC
also comes under 1G. Nootropics & Neurotonics/Stimulants in 1. Nervous System,  
PK: A: Rapid & extensively E: Urine

Indications & Dose: COGNITIVE ENHANCER PO Elderly 800 TID max 24g/day | CORTICAL MYOCLONUS Adjunct therapy PO Adult 7.2g/day, increase by 4.8g/day q3-4days max 20g/day in 2-3 divided doses | SICKLE-CELL ANEMIA PO Adult 800mg TID max 24g/day

Contra: Hepatic impairment, severe renal impairment, in patients with cerebral hemorrhage when treating cortical myoclonus

Precautions: Mild-to-moderate renal impairment, avoid abrupt discontinuation of therapy, elderly, hemostasis, major surgery/severe haemorrhage

ADR: Serious: hypersensitivity reactions, Others: ataxia, vertigo, confusion, hallucinations, angioedema, rash, Insomnia, somnolence, weight gain, hyperkinesia, nervousness, depression, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

DDI: Serious Coumarins may increases the risk of bleeding

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