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Hormones & Pharmacological Agents

Pramiracetam

11 years, 7 months ago

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Posted on Mar 19, 2008, 9 a.m. By Bill Freeman

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Pramiracetam is an analogue of piracetam, which has a similar action to piracetam, yet appears to be more potent. Pramiracetam is generally more expensive than piracetam. ROLE FOR ANTI-AGING: Clinical studies have proven that pramiracetam is effective in improving attention span, learning capacity, memory, and overall mental performance when given to patients suffering from mild or moderate cognitive decline.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Pramiracetam is an analogue of piracetam, which has a similar action to piracetam, yet appears to be more potent. Pramiracetam is generally more expensive than piracetam.

ROLE FOR ANTI-AGING:

Clinical studies have proven that pramiracetam is effective in improving attention span, learning capacity, memory, and overall mental performance when given to patients suffering from mild or moderate cognitive decline. The drug has also been used successfully for the treatment of memory and other cognitive problems in patients who have sustained head injuries.

SIDE EFFECTS/CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Pramiracetam is usually well tolerated. In particularly sensitive patients, however, the following mild side effects have been seen: nervousness of a psychomotor nature, insomnia, dysphoria, gastralgia and phyrosis (heartburn). Patients with renal disorders should consult their doctor before taking pramiracetam. Pregnant women or those who believe they may be pregnant should not take pramiracetam.

PHARMACOLOGY: Synonyms: pramiracetam sulfate, Neupramir, CI-879

Distribution: Pramiracetam is most commonly available in 600mg tablets.

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