Piracetam is a nootropic drug which improves cognitive functions of the human. This is one of the first stimulants of the brain activity which differs from the stimulants (caffeine and amphetamine) and has a high safety.


Piracetam blocks a reuptake of dopamine and noradrenaline and enhances the concentration of these neurotransmitters in the human brain. This is how the pharmacological action happens.


The drug provides the action to the central nervous system by different ways: it changes the spread of the agitation in the brain, improves the transfer of the nerve impulses, and improves the microcirculation in the tissues of the brain.


Piracetam is used in the different fields of medicine: neurological, psychiatric, and narcological. It helps to restore after stroke, stimulates glycolytic processes, increases the nutrition of the brain tissues, helps to restore the brain work during the emotional, psychological disorders and reduced cognitive functions. The application of Piracetam is broad, and therefore the directions for the use are individual.


Pharmaceutical form

Piracetam is released in pills of orange color which can contain 800 mg or 1200 mg of the active ingredient.


Piracetam is released under different trade names, and therefore the pills may differ by form, color and contain 400 mg of Piracetam depending on the manufacturer.


Where to buy Piracetam?

Piracetam is for sale in the city pharmacies by prescription. If you do not have a prescription, you will not be able to buy Piracetam.


You can buy Piracetam without prescription in the online pharmacy. Before buying Piracetam online, you can contact a pharmacist and get a medical consultation free of charge. A pharmacist will inform you how to correctly take Piracetam without prescription, how this drug works, and what precautions should be followed.


You can buy Piracetam online in any place of the world, and the package will be delivered by a courier.


In what doses is Piracetam taken?

Depending on the medical image of a patient, an individual daily dose of Piracetam is prescribed but the treatment is always started from the minimal doses in order to detect a sensitivity to the drug.


The initial dose of Piracetam is 800 mg per day. The dose can be increased gradually by 2,4-3,2 mg of Piracetam per day depending on the intensity of the medical effect. The therapeutic effect appears in 2-3 weeks after the beginning of the treatment, and therefore the dose is gradually increased.


After reaching the needed therapeutic effect, the daily dose is lowered up to 1200 mg and the treatment is continued within several weeks.


The length of the treatment depends on the form of the pathology and is 4 to 6 months. Before beginning of the second medical course, it is necessary to make a break for 6-8 weeks.


Recommendations for the use

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  • Piracetam is not prescribed patients under one year old and children with pancreatic diabetes
  • During the renal failure, Piracetam is contraindicated
  • Be careful during the simultaneous use of Piracetam with neuroleptics, anticoagulants, psychostimulants, or hormone drugs. The effect is increased from the combination of these drugs.
  • Women should not take Piracetam during pregnancy
  • Patients with epilepsy can have convulsive seizures during the use of Piracetam. In this case, the treatment should be cancelled



What side effects happen during the use of Piracetam?

Irritation, insomnia, dizziness, nausea, low appetite, tremor, and high sexual activity are the side effects which may happen in the first 1-2 weeks of using Piracetam. This is related to the stimulation of the production of dopamine and noradrenaline but the side effects are reduced and completely disappear during the further use of the drug.