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. Stem 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Stem 400 mg Tablet is a nootropic medicine. It works by increasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) which improves communication between the nerve cells. It also protects the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen.
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.
Stem 400 mg 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 Stem 400 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Stem 400 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Stem 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stem 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Stem 400 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Stem 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Stem 400 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.