OLCITAM 400MG CAPSULE

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Olcare Laboratories

Composition for OLCITAM 400MG CAPSULE

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer'S Disease, stroke, dementia in parkinson's disease
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Lactation
47.5
₹4.75/capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of OLCITAM CAPSULE

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Uses of OLCITAM CAPSULE

Olcitam 400mg capsule 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 OLCITAM CAPSULE

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 OLCITAM CAPSULE

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olcitam 400mg capsule at a fixed time.

How OLCITAM CAPSULE 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 OLCITAM CAPSULE

Expert advice for OLCITAM CAPSULE

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for OLCITAM 400MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Olcitam 400mg capsule 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
CAUTION
Olcitam 400mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
should be cautious while driving .
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Kidney
CAUTION
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 OLCITAM 400MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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