Piracetam 400mg is a smart drug that is known to enhance memory and improve other intellectual functions. The drug should be taken as per the dosage recommended by the healthcare professional.
Fighting the symptoms of psycho-organic syndrome, that is, referring to the mental aspect, whose functions can be improved are: lack of direction, loss of memory and difficulties in attention.
Treatment of dyslexia in children, a disorder in which there is impairment of the ability to understand written words or phrases. It is performed in conjunction with speech therapy and other measures that help reduce the condition.
Typically, relief of symptoms is seen within a few days if administration of Piracetam is given in large doses into the vein in the patient. Already in the treatment of diseases in chronic phase, the result is usually reached after 6 to 12 weeks.
Upon reaching 3 months of treatment with the drug, the doctor re-evaluates whether or not there is a need for continued treatment.
The use of Piracetam can cause nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, insomnia, nervousness, tremors, irritability, headache, anxiety and confusion.
Women in the first trimester of pregnancy should not take Piracetam, as well as individuals with hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formula.
Huntington’s korea, a hereditary disease that arises in middle age, characterized by rapid, vigorous and involuntary convulsive movements – subtle or convergent, markedly altering movement patterns
What’s more, Piracetam acts on platelet aggregation, that is, the process of joining blood platelets. Therefore, caution is recommended in its use in situations such as severe bleeding, risk of gastrointestinal ulcer, among others.
As for the pregnant women, Piracetam should not be used by them unless it is extremely necessary – when its benefits outweigh the risks and the clinical state of the woman really needs it.
In breast-feeding, Piracetam should not be used as it is excreted in breast milk. In some cases, breast-feeding is discontinued during treatment with this medicine.
The decision on one or the other should be made taking into consideration the benefits of treatment for the mother and breastfeeding for the child.
The method of use of Piracetam should always be directed by a physician. He will make the dosage adjustments according to the history of each patient, to avoid serious consequences such as worsening of injuries resulting from kidney or liver diseases, for example.