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Piracetam-Piracetam tablets BP 800mg
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Piracetam 800mg Tablets

Piracetam, solution for injection is used in cases of severe brain diseases:cerebro-cranial trauma in acute stage, comatose states, ischemic stroke,acute psychic disturbances due to intoxications, alcohol delirium.


UK Generic Name

Piracetam


Packing

10,30 & 500 Tablets


Therapeutic Category

Central stimulant,Nootropic


Storage

Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.


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Indications :

Piracetam, solution for injection is used in cases of severe brain diseases:cerebro-cranial trauma in acute stage, comatose states, ischemic stroke,acute psychic disturbances due to intoxications, alcohol delirium. Piracetamtablets are used in cerebro-vascular disease; degenerative corticaldementia (Alzheimer’s disease); senile psychoorganic syndrome (“agingbrain”); cortical myoclonia; dyslexia of vascular and other origin;vestibulopathies; protection of the nervous tissue in a brain hypoxia;postoperative deliriums.
Each Film coated Tablet containsPiracetam BP………………..800mgExcipients Q.S.

Dosage and administration :

Adults: Parenteral administration. The drug is administered intramuscularly, as a drop intravenous or as a slow intravenous infusion. Therecommended 24-hours dose is 3 – 12 g (depending on the severity of the disease) which should be divided in 2-4 takes. Oral administration.Starting dose – 800 mg (2 tablets), 3 times daily. After the desired effect has been achieved the dose can be reduced to 400 mg (1 tablet), 3times daily.
Children: 400 mg 2 or 3 times daily. Administration of the drug after 04:00 h P.M. should be avoided because of its exciting actionand the possibility of disturbing the night sleep of the patient. The duration of the treatment course is 2 – 3 months, but in severe cases thedrug can be used for a period of 6 – 12 months.

Contraindications

First trimester of pregnancy; severe parenchymal liver or kidney diseases; agitated depression, particularly in the elderly.

Special warnings and precautions :

In patients suffering from liver diseases, a monitoring of the liver enzymes and function is necessary. In patients with renal failure, the 24-hours dose should be adjusted according to the creatinine clearance. The levels of the residual nitrogen and creatinine should be checkedregularly. Because of the distribution into breast milk the breast-feeding should be discontinued for the period of the treatment.

Drug interactions :

Piracetam increases the effects of the drugs stimulating the CNS, thyroid hormones and oral anticoagulants. The concurrent administration of neuroleptics increases the risk of hyperkinesia.

Adverse reactions :

Rarely in susceptible patients can be observed the following symptoms: increased aggressiveness, headache, sleep disturbance,gastrointestinal problems, blood pressure instability.

HOW TO USE

Take this medication by mouth exactly as prescribed, usually every 12 hours. It is best taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. If stomach upset occurs, you may take this medication with food; however, this may decrease the amount of tacrolimus absorbed into your bloodstream. If you take this on an empty stomach, always take it on an empty stomach. If you take it with food, always take it with food. Consult your doctor for more details (since your doctor will be monitoring the amount of this drug in your blood). Your dose may be adjusted based on your response, tolerance, and blood tests (tacrolimus trough blood levels). Follow dosing instructions closely. Do not increase the dose or take this more often than directed since the chance of side effects will be increased. Continue taking this medication as directed even if you are feeling well. Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.

SIDE EFFECTS

Tremor, headache, diarrhea, nausea, increased blood pressure, trouble sleeping or tingling of the hands or feet may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Notify your doctor promptly if you develop: vomiting, dizziness, anxiety, fever, chills, weakness, vision changes, chest pain, easy bruising or bleeding, swelling of the feet or ankles. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects occur: fainting, irregular heartbeat. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS

Tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease, liver disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, any allergies. This medication is not recommended for use if you have the following medical conditions: heart disease (e.g., QT prolongation). This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

OVERDOSE

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include chest pain, hand tremors, or decrease in amount of urine.

MISSED DOSE

Take this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not “double-up” the dose to catch up.

STORAGE

Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.Piracetam 800mg Tablets – Taj Dearob Pharma | Piracetam, solution for injection is used in cases of severe brain diseases:cerebro-cranial trauma in acute stage, comatose states, ischemic stroke,acute psychic disturbances due to intoxications, alcohol delirium. Piracetamtablets are used in cerebro-vascular disease; degenerative corticaldementia (Alzheimer’s disease); senile psychoorganic syndrome (“agingbrain”); cortical myoclonia; dyslexia of vascular and other origin;vestibulopathies; protection of the nervous tissue in a brain hypoxia;postoperative deliriums.
Piracetam 800mg Tablets – Taj Dearob Pharma | Piracetam, solution for injection is used in cases of severe brain diseases:cerebro-cranial trauma in acute stage, comatose states, ischemic stroke,acute psychic disturbances due to intoxications, alcohol delirium. Piracetamtablets are used in cerebro-vascular disease; degenerative corticaldementia (Alzheimer’s disease); senile psychoorganic syndrome (“agingbrain”); cortical myoclonia; dyslexia of vascular and other origin;vestibulopathies; protection of the nervous tissue in a brain hypoxia;postoperative deliriums.

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