piracetam


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piracetam

(paɪˈræsəˌtæm)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug used to improve cognitive powers and memory, used to treat stroke victims and sufferers of dementia, Alzheimer's disease, etc
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The first nootropic drug put on the market was piracetam in 1971.
Piracetam in the treatment of schizophrenia: implications for the glutamate hypothesis of schizophrenia.
Piracetam prevents pentylenetetrazol kindling-induced neuronal loss and learning deficits.
6] [12,13], vitamin E [14,15], Ginkgo biloba (EGb) [4] and piracetam.
5% of subjects showed complete hearing recovery after treatment with steroids and piracetam.
Phyllanthin reduced the whole brain acetyl Cholinesterase activity in diazepam- and scopolamine-induced amnesic and aged mice when compared to Piracetam (Londhe et al.
In vitro antioxidant properties of pentoxifylline, piracetam, and vinpocetine," Clinical Neuropharmacology, vol.
He had a history of recurrent intracranial hemorrhage with right-side limb hemiplegia and epilepsy syndrome, and he was on piracetam (Nootropil 1200 mg once daily).
Piracetam is probably the leading drug in this class accompanied by various others and is legally available in the U.
The Noopept supplement, which is offered in either capsule or powder form, is a cognitive enhancer that studies claim have identified to be 1,000 times more effective than Piracetam.
Piracetam and vinpocetine ameliorate rotenone-induced Parkinsonism in rats.
The relatives were counselled about his prognosis and he was prescribed oral piracetam (1 500 mg) in divided doses, to be assessed with respect to improvement in cognitive abilities and understanding in 3 months' time.