Pirac 400mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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₹5.5/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pirac Capsule

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Uses of Pirac Capsule

Pirac 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 Pirac 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 Pirac 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 Pirac 400mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Pirac 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 Pirac Capsule

Expert advice for Pirac 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pirac 400mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pirac 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
Pirac 400mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pirac 400mg Capsule may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pirac 400mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pirac 400mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pirac 400mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pirac 400mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Piracetam

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