Alcetam 800mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alcetam 800mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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Alcohol
88.46
₹8.85/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Alcetam Tablet

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Uses of Alcetam Tablet

Alcetam 800mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, dementia in Parkinson's disease, age related memory loss and head injury.
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Side effects of Alcetam Tablet

Common

Nausea, Nervousness, Rash, Abdominal pain, Anxiety, Confusion, Depression, Diarrhoea, Hallucination, Headache, Increased muscular activity, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Walking difficulties, Movement disorder, Sleepiness, Vertigo, Vomiting, Weakness, Weight gain.

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How to use Alcetam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alcetam 800mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Alcetam Tablet works

Piracetam belongs to class of medications called GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) analogues. It acts by protecting brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and it also affects various ion channels on nerve cell membrane..

In Depth Information on Alcetam Tablet

Expert advice for Alcetam Tablet

  • Do not take piracetam tablet/oral solution if you are allergic to piracetam, pyrolidone derivatives or any other ingredient of tablet/solution.
  • Do not use piracetam if you have serious kidney problem; brain hemorrhage or bleeding problems; or Huntington’s disease (neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to behavioral symptoms).
  • Avoid using piracetam if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not stop taking piracetam tablet/solution unless your doctor asks you to do so.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you experience side effects like sleepiness, nervousness and depression after taking piracetam.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alcetam 800mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alcetam 800mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Alcetam 800mg Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alcetam 800mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Alcetam 800mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alcetam 800mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Alcetam 800mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Alcetam 800mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alcetam 800mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alcetam 800mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

Alcetam is not a naturally occurring substance
Alcetam is legal
Alcetam is neither a stimulant, nor addictive
Alcetam can increase alertness and person may feel energetic
Alcetam is relatively safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Alcetam can keep you awake and may cause weight gain
If Alcetam stops working for you, do not stop taking it before consulting your doctor
Alcetam requires a prescription.
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