The Brand Name PIRATAM Has Generic Salt :: Piracetam
PIRATAM Is From Company GSK Priced :: Rs. 64.4
PIRATAM have Piracetam is comes under Sub class Nootropics , Neurotonics,Stimulants of Main Class Nervous System
Main Medicine Class:: Nervous System Sub Medicine Class :: Nootropics , Neurotonics,Stimulants
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Indications for Drugs ::
Cortical myoclonus, Cognitive enhancer
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Adjunct in treatment of cortical myoclonus 7.2 g/day in 2-3 divided doses, increase if needed. Max: 20 g/day. Cognitive enhancer 2.4 g/day in 2-3 divided doses. Severe: Up to 4.8 g/day. Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) 50-79 2/3 usual dose 30-49 1/3 usual dose 20-29 1/6 usual dose <20 contra-indicated Contraindication ::
Hepatic and severe renal impairment. Cerebral haemorrhage. Pregnancy and lactation.
Drug Precautions ::
Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Impaired renal function. Cardiac disorders. Haemostatic disorders. Patients who have recently undergone major surgery. Elderly.
Drug Side Effects ::
Hyperkinesia, nervousness, depression, diarrhoea, rashes. CNS stimulation, sleep disturbances, dizziness, excitement, insomnia, somnolence, wt gain.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Piracetam protects the cerebral cortex against hypoxia. It also inhibits platelet aggregation and reduces blood viscosity.
Drug Interactions ::
May increase prothrombin time in patients who are on warfarin.