Pira 800mg Tablet

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East West Pharma

Composition for Pira 800mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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₹13.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pira Tablet

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Uses of Pira Tablet

Pira 800mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, dementia in Parkinson's disease, age related memory loss and head injury.
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Side effects of Pira Tablet

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

How Pira 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 Pira Tablet

Expert advice for Pira 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Pira 800mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pira 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Pira 800mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

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

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

Frequently asked questions for Pira 800mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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