Pirac 800mg Injection

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Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pirac 800mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Alzheimer's disease, Stroke, Dementia in Parkinson's disease
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Alcohol
65
15 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pirac Injection

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Uses of Pirac Injection

Pirac 800mg Injection 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 Pirac Injection

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 Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Pirac Injection 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 Injection

Expert advice for Pirac Injection

  • 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 800mg Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pirac 800mg Injection 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 Pirac 800mg Inject
ion during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

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

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

Frequently asked questions for Pirac 800mg Injection

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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Substitutes for Pirac

No substitutes found for this medicine
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