piracetam


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piracetam

Alternative pharmacology
A drug believed by its prescribers to improve learning, attention span, cognitive and motor skills. It is believed to be an anticoagulant, antioxidant, vasodilator, reduce lipofuscin deposits and improve cerebral glucose metabolism; in Europe, piracetarn has been used for alcoholism, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, fatigue, recuperation from strokes and to enhance the immune system. Piracetam is not approved by the FDA.

piracetam

A drug that simulates the action of the NEUROTRANSMITTER GABA and is used to treat MYOCLONUS. A brand name is Nootropil.

piracetam (pirˈ··sēˑ·tm),

n nootropic drug that has been used for treating dementia, dyslexia, stroke, vertigo, and sickle-cell anemia.
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In one study, patients with age-associated memory impairment were given a high dose of piracetam, a moderate dose, or a placebo, and were enrolled in memory training to observe the effects, if any, that piracetam would have on memory.
Moreover, the previous systematic review [5] has explored the therapeutic effects of adjunctive melatonin, piracetam, and vitamin B6 on TD in schizophrenia.
Potential efficacy of early treatment of acute acoustic trauma with steroids and piracetam after gunshot noise.
Our patient was being administered piracetam (Nootropil), which is known to increase the risk of hemorrhage.
We do not know if piracetam has helped the child but at present we are continuing the treatment.
Since parents were very anxious about the baby, they were explained about my personal experience of Piracetam syrup usage, necessary consents were taken before giving medicine.
Piracetam improves activated blood flow and facilitates rehabilitation of poststroke aphasic patients.
Se han utilizado otros medicamentos para disminuir los espasmos, con resultados variables: piracetam, progabide e ivermectina.
En la literatura se ha propuesto el uso de medicamentos como piracetam, metilfenidato, fluoxetina, memantina, anfetaminas y sabeluzole (Hornstein, Lennihan, Seliger, Lichtman & Schroeder, 1996; Mula & Trimble, 2006).
8%), and few patients were simultaneously co-administered both, Piracetam and Nimodipine 18 (17.
Among the studies, 15 compared different HM preparations with Piracetam alone (a nootropic agent).