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Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Arcetam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Weight gain
  • Nervousness
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements

How to use Arcetam 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. Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arcetam Tablet works

Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet is a nootropic medicine. It works by increasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) which improves communication between the nerve cells. It also protects the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen.

Arcetam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Arcetam 1200 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Arcetam 1200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Arcetam

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Parkinson's disease treatment difficulty in movementMy father's age is 59 .He is suffering from vascular perkinson.suggest me diet and medicine
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Kappikachu churan half spoon twice with milk, Ashwgandha churan 1 spoon twice with milk
My father is suffering from Parkinson's disease for last 10 years now he has lost his memory power and even don't know what to do and not to do even though urinated on his bed etc Pl advice treatment for him
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Psychiatrist
Parkinsonism is Disorder of motor activity characterised by slowness of movement and stiffness. Memory loss is a consequence of dementia. Both can occur together. Dementia involves damage of nerve cells in the brain, which can occur in several areas of the brain. Dementia affects people differently, depending on the area of the brain affected. Most types of dementia can't be cured, but there are ways to manage the behavioural symptoms. A neurological and psychiatric evaluation is required to make a rehabilitation plan for such patients.
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FAQs

Q. If I do not see an improvement in my symptoms, can I stop taking Arcetam?

No, do not stop taking Arcetam on your own. Stopping it suddenly may have unwanted effects like twitching and jerking movements. If Arcetam does not improve your symptoms, consult your doctor. The doctor may suggest a slow reduction of Arcetam dose.

Q. Who should avoid taking Arcetam?

You should not take Arcetam if you are allergic to Arcetam or any of the ingredients in the medicine. Also, avoid taking Arcetam if your kidney functions are severely deranged or if you ever had localised bleeding in brain (cerebral haemorrhage). You should also avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from Huntington’s disease/chorea (a genetic disorder where the brain cells die quickly causing a deterioration of mental and physical abilities over time).

Q. What is the correct way of taking Arcetam?

Arcetam can be taken with or without food. Swallow the tablets as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break or chew the tablets. If you find it difficult to swallow the tablets, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Your doctor may prescribe Arcetam in the form of a solution.

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