Medicine Overview of Olcitam Capsule
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.
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. Olcitam 400mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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
- 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.
Olcitam Capsule related warnings
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.
No information is available on the use of Olcitam 400mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Olcitam 400mg Capsule may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Olcitam 400mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olcitam 400mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Olcitam 400mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Olcitam 400mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olcitam 400mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Olcitam Capsule
Olcitam is not a naturally occurring substance
Olcitam is neither a stimulant, nor addictive
Olcitam can increase alertness and person may feel energetic
Olcitam is relatively safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Olcitam can keep you awake and may cause weight gain
If Olcitam stops working for you, do not stop taking it before consulting your doctor
Olcitam requires a prescription.
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