Drug "Piracetam" is made in the form of tablets and injection solution. Pills Piracetam" take before meals. The drug should be drunk 3 times a day for 6-8 weeks. As a rule, at the beginning of the therapy administered 800 mg of Piracetam". Upon the occurrence of improvement the dose can be gradually reduced to 400 mg.
The exact dosage depends on the severity of the disease and body weight of the patient and is 30-160 mg/kg / day. Frequency of medication can vary from 2 to 4 times a day, and the course of treatment in some cases can take up to 6 months. In the treatment of acute disorders of cerebral circulation, withdrawal syndrome, coma daily dose - 9-12 g. In maintenance therapy take of 1.2–4.8 g drug per day.
Children designate the "Piracetam" rate of 30-50 mg/kg of body weight per day. The daily dose should be consumed over 2-3 hours. By reducing the learning, the dosage can be increased to 3.3 g per day. Treatment should last at least 3 weeks. Giving to children 1 year of age.
"Piracetam" in vials administered intravenously and intramuscularly. Initial dosage is 10 g per day. In severe conditions the dose can be increased up to 12 g per day, the medication should be administered into a vein drip, 20-30 minutes. After improvement, the dosage should be gradually reduced and go to the drug in tablets.
Welcome "Piracetam" is contraindicated in severe renal failure, hemorrhagic stroke, hypersensitive to any component of the tool. You should not take the drug during lactation, and give it to children under 1 year. Children with diabetes and allergies in the anamnesis, as well as the pregnant use of "Piracetam" only by the physician, with great care.
"Piracetam helps to improve the cerebral circulation, caused by various reasons. The medicine also helps to activate cognitive processes. In particular, according to reviews, the drug significantly improves memory and attention in children and elderly people. If you experience problems sleeping, the evening dose "of Piracetam" should be attached to the day. Use preparat without consulting a doctor is not recommended.
Among the side effects observed in the treatment "Piracetam", – irritability, nervousness, anxiety, weakness, sleep disturbances, headache, tremor, convulsions, motor disinhibition, increased sexual activity. There may also be stomach pain, vomiting, nausea, violations of the chair. Side effects usually occur at a daily dose exceeding 5 g.