Arcetam 1200mg Tablet

RKM Health Care

Composition for Arcetam 1200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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Medicine Overview of Arcetam Tablet


Uses of Arcetam Tablet

Arcetam 1200mg Tablet 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 Arcetam Tablet


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

How Arcetam 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 Arcetam Tablet

Expert advice for Arcetam 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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Arcetam Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Arcetam Tablet
Arcetam 1200mg 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.
No information is available on the use of Arcetam 1200mg Tab
let during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Arcetam 1200mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Arcetam 1200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arcetam 1200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Arcetam 1200mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Arcetam 1200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Arcetam 1200mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Arcetam Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Piracetam

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

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