Cognitam Injection

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Composition for Cognitam NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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Kidney
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₹5.67/Injection
15 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cognitam Injection

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Uses of Cognitam Injection

Cognitam Injection is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease, Age related memory loss and Head injury (Head trauma).
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Side effects of Cognitam Injection

Common

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.

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How to use Cognitam Injection

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

How Cognitam Injection 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 Cognitam Injection

Expert advice for Cognitam Injection

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Cognitam Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cognitam Injection 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.
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Lactation
Cognitam Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Cognitam Injection may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Cognitam Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Piracetam is contra-indicated in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cognitam NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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