Pegacetam 800mg Tablet

Pegasus Farmaco India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Pegacetam 800mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Pegacetam Tablet


Uses of Pegacetam Tablet

Pegacetam 800mg Tablet 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 Pegacetam Tablet


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 Pegacetam 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. Pegacetam 800mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pegacetam Tablet 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 Pegacetam Tablet

Expert advice for Pegacetam Tablet

  • 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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Special precautions for Pegacetam 800mg Tablet
Pegacetam 800mg Tablet 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 Pegacetam 800mg Ta
blet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pegacetam 800mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Pegacetam 800mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pegacetam 800mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pegacetam 800mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Pegacetam 800mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pegacetam 800mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pegacetam 800mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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

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