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Cerecetam 200mg Infusion


Overview

Introduction

Cerecetam 200mg Infusion is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke and memory loss in Parkinson's disease. It can also be used to treat age related memory loss and head injury. It works by improving communication between the nerve cells and protects the brain.

Cerecetam 200mg Infusion is administered as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self administered. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nervousness and abnormality of voluntary movements. You may also notice some injection site reactions such as pain, redness or swelling. However, these are temporary and usually subside on their own after some time. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

This medicine may cause weight gain, therefore, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly. Taking Cerecetam 200mg Infusion can affect platelet aggregation, so inform the doctor if you have bleeding problems or if you are on medications that help to make the blood thin.

Side effects of Cerecetam Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cerecetam

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Weight gain
  • Nervousness
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.
  • Coping with Weight gain
    Try to eat a healthy balanced diet without increasing your portion sizes. Avoid processed meat or poultry and seafood. Eat small, frequent meals and eat slowly. Do not snack on foods that contain a lot of calories such as crisps, cakes, biscuits and sweets. If you feel hungry between meals, eat fruits and vegetables which have low calories. Avoid reaching for a sugary drink if you feel stressed. Fasting once a week can be an effective way to lose weight. Make sure you get enough sleep. With proper diet and lifestyle changes, you might not gain any weight or may gain only a small amount. Even then if it bothers you, ask your doctor if there are any alternative medicines that do not have this side effect.
  • Coping with Nervousness
    This often disappears when the condition you are being treated for is managed. You could ask your doctor about changing the dose of your medicine or alternatives if it is affecting your daily life or causing you distress. Psychological treatments may be available. Some things you can do to help yourself include stopping smoking, cutting down the amount of alcohol and caffeine you drink, and doing regular exercise. You should also eat a healthy diet and find out how to get sleep if you are having trouble. Try talking to a friend or family member. Calming breathing exercises and other relaxation techniques may also help.

How to use Cerecetam Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Cerecetam Infusion works

Cerecetam 200mg Infusion 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cerecetam 200mg Infusion does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cerecetam 200mg Infusion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cerecetam 200mg Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cerecetam 200mg Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cerecetam 200mg Infusion may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cerecetam 200mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cerecetam 200mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cerecetam 200mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cerecetam 200mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cerecetam 200mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • It is injected through the veins under the supervision of a doctor. 
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you have bleeding problems or if you are on medications that help thin your blood.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience stomach pain, diarrhea, and vomiting. 
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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I can't rember the what i study and can't concentrated in my study .please tell the medicine which i can use for enhancing the brain power and memory
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
cerecetam 800 mg tds
Is it safe taking 2 tab of samtral 400mg daily for two months i m suffering from memory loss problem doctor advised it to take it with cap. Corus for almost two months My mri , eeg and other blood test reports are normal Only one blood test says lack of vitamin d3 for dat i was taking tayo 60k now i m not taking any medicine
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
At the age of 27year and no history of head injury, memory problems are more often related to stress and anxiety. A psychiatric evaluation may be useful.
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FAQs

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

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

Q. Who should avoid taking Cerecetam?

You should not take Cerecetam if you are allergic to Cerecetam or any of the ingredients in the medicine. Also, avoid taking Cerecetam if your kidney functions are severely deranged or if you ever had localized bleeding in the brain (cerebral hemorrhage). 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 deterioration of mental and physical abilities over time).

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References

  1. Piracetam. Pianezza, Italy: UCB Pharma S.A.; 2013. [Accessed 22 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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