Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup

Ampus Life Sciences Ltd

Composition for Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
100 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Amcetam Syrup


Uses of Amcetam Syrup

Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, dementia in Parkinson's disease, age related memory loss and head injury.

Side effects of Amcetam Syrup


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.


How to use Amcetam Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup at a fixed time.

How Amcetam Syrup 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 Amcetam Syrup

Expert advice for Amcetam Syrup

  • 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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Special precautions for Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup
Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup 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.
No information is available on the use of Amcetam 500mg/5ml
Syrup during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Amcetam 500mg/5ml Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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

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