«Nootropil" consists of the active substance piracetam and auxiliary components: distilled water, glacial acetic acid and sodium acetate trihydrate.It is a cyclic derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid.The drug improves cognitive processes and mental performance.It directly affects the nervous system: enhances the metabolic processes in the nerve cells, normalizes the spread of excitation in the brain, improves microcirculation and causes vasodilatory action.Also, "Nootropil" improves communication between the two hemispheres of the brain, thereby improving cerebral blood flow.
drug is prescribed to elderly people who suffer from memory loss and concentration, patients with Alzheimer's disease."Nootropil" is recommended f
or the treatment of chronic alcoholism, the consequences of ischemic stroke, coma, sickle-cell anemia.Also, the means used in treatment of low learning students with psycho-organic syndrome and for the treatment of cortical myoclonus.
drug is taken orally and parenterally.Oral use an empty stomach or during meals.The daily dose divided into 2 - 4 parts.In the treatment of psycho-organic syndrome of chronic administered from 1.2 to 2.4 grams per day.During treatment, stroke recommends 4.8 grams per day, coma - 9-12 grams per day.The course lasts three weeks.The daily dose of the drug in alcoholic absinentnom syndrome of '12 young patients to normalize reduced learning appoint 3.3 g per day.Therapy lasts for the whole academic year.Before using "nootropics" necessary to carry out general medical examination.Individual treatment appoints doctor.
«Nootropil" is contraindicated in acute cerebral circulatory disorders, kidney failure, hypersensitivity to the drug.The drug causes side effects such as headaches, weight gain, nausea, hyperkinesia, nervousness, depression, ataxia, and allergic reactions.
drug is prescribed with caution in patients with abnormalities of hemostasis, and severe bleeding after major surgery.With prolonged use of the drug should be monitored indicators of renal function.