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
15 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Cognitam Injection


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.

Side effects of Cognitam Injection


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 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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Cognitam Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Cognitam Injection
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.
No information is available on the use of Cognitam Injection
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

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

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cognitam Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Substitutes for Cognitam

No substitutes found for this medicine
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