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Cerecetam 400 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cerecetam 400 Tablet 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 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time each day to maintain a consistent level in the blood. If you miss any doses, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped without talking to your doctor as it may result in twitching or jerking movements and even relapse of the disease may occur.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nervousness and abnormality of voluntary movements. 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 400 Tablet 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 Tablet

Common
  • Weight gain
  • Nervousness
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements

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

How Cerecetam Tablet works

Cerecetam 400 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cerecetam 400 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cerecetam 400 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cerecetam 400 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cerecetam 400 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cerecetam 400 Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cerecetam 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cerecetam 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cerecetam 400 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cerecetam 400 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cerecetam 400 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • 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).

Q. What is the correct way of taking Cerecetam?

Cerecetam 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, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Your doctor may prescribe Cerecetam in the form of a solution.

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