NOOTROPIL is indicated for patients suffering from myoclonus of cortical origin, irrespective of aetiology, and should be used in conjunction with other anti-myoclonic therapies.
The dosage regime shows important interindividual variability, requiring an individualised dose finding approach. A reasonable protocol would be to introduce piracetam with a dosage of 7.2 g/day, increasing by 4.8 g/day every three or four days up to and including maximum of 20g/day, given in either two or three divided doses and other antimyoclonic drugs unchanged at their optimal dosage. If possible, based on clinical benefit, an endeavor needs to be made to subsequently reduce the dosage of other antimyoclonic drugs.
Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light.
Active ingredient: Piracetam
The negative effects reported associated with Nootropil include nervousness, agitation, irritability, anxiety and sleep disturbances. The incidence of the during numerous studies was 5% or less plus they were more often noted inside older patients taking a lot more than 2.4 g daily. In the tastes cases a dose reduction sufficed to make these symptoms disappeared. Some patients may complain of fatigue or drowsiness. Gastro-intestinal problems like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and stomachache have also been reported, however their Incidence during numerous studies was 2% or less. Other symptoms, such as vertigo, headaches, trembling and sexual stimulation have occasionally been reported.
NOOTROPIL (Piracetam) is contra-indicated in patients with severe renal impairment (renal creatinine clearance of lower than 20 ml each minute), hepatic impairment and to those under 16 years. It is also contraindicated in patients with cerebral haemorrhage, Huntington's Chorea as well as in those that have hypersensitivity to piracetam, other pyrrolidone derivatives or the excipients .
Nootropil shouldn't be prescribed during pregnancy or when breastfeeding.
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