Arkacetam 400mg Tablet

RKG Pharma

Composition for Arkacetam 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Arkacetam Tablet


Uses of Arkacetam Tablet

Arkacetam 400mg 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 Arkacetam 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 Arkacetam 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. Arkacetam 400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arkacetam 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 Arkacetam Tablet

Expert advice for Arkacetam 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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Special precautions for Arkacetam 400mg Tablet
Arkacetam 400mg 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 Arkacetam 400mg Ta
blet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Arkacetam 400mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Arkacetam 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arkacetam 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Arkacetam 400mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Arkacetam 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Arkacetam 400mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Arkacetam 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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

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