Lucetam can be used in the treatment of various cognitive disorders, including post-stroke aphasia, epilepsy etc.
Therapeutic effects of Lucetam:
Though the mechanism of Lucetam is unknown, its ability to improve blood flow and oxygen consumption in parts of the brain has been proven.Lucetam enables movement of information between the brain’s two hemispheres through the corpus callosum. It can also improve the performance of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine with the help of muscarinic cholinergic or ACh receptors, which are involved in the memory processes. Furthermore, Lucetam can also affect NMDA glutamate receptors that play a vital role in both the learning and memory processes. Lucetam is said to augment the permeability of the cell membrane. And lastly, Lucetam may apply its universal effect on brain neurotransmission by means of modulating ion channels such as Ca2+ and K+. It is also known to increase oxygen use in the brain.
Lucetam is a cerebral function regulating drug. It can develop cognition and memory as well as slow down brain aging. Surge in blood flow and oxygen delivery to the brain can also be expected. Lucetam also facilitates easy recovery from stroke and improves various medical conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, Down’s syndrome, dementia, and dyslexia among others.
Precautions and Restrictions:
Avoid using this medicine under the following circumstances:
If you have serious kidney ailment
If you suffer from liver disorders
If you are below 16 years of age
If you have cerebral haemorrhage
If you are highly sensitive to the ingredients of this medicine or similar substances
Do not use Lucetam if you are:
Below 16 years of age
Suffer from moderate or severe liver dysfunction
Breast feeding mother
Severe renal dysfunction
Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to the ingredients of Lucetam. Talk to your doctor if you have previously experienced, such an allergic reactions. If you experience any allergic reactions, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor at once.
The use of this medicinal drug may give rise to some side effects that are contrary to what is expected. It is not certain that these adverse reactions will affect every user of this drug.
Lucetam is a well tolerated medicine and it has very few side effects. Studies have shown that no side effects occurred in a set of people using Lucetam when compared to the placebo using set of people.
Users of Lucetam may experience headaches when this medicine is used with acetylcholine biosynthetic precursor such as lecithin and choline citrate. Some users report decreased levels of tolerance for alcohol. Some users not only notice decreased levels of tolerance for alcohol, but also a dis-interest in consuming alcoholic drinks at all.
Other side effects that users may experience are:
Gain in weight
The above mentioned side effects are by no means exhaustive, so for the complete list of adverse reactions and possible side effects please see the information provided by the drug manufacturer or consult a doctor or a pharmacist.
Before using Lucetam it is best to consult a doctor and apprise him of the treatment or medication (the term medication includes drugs bought without prescription and herbal medication) you are currently under and also get a prescription from your doctor before starting any new drug. This is to make sure that the combination of the two drugs is safe.
There are no data to show Lucetam’s reaction toward other medicines and substances, but there is one case where Lucetam when used with thyroid hormone extracts (T3 + T4) resulted in reactions, such as irritability, confusion and sleeping problems.
Lucetam should not be used without prior approval of a doctor and don’t share these drugs with anybody else. Lucetam is made for specific conditions and it’s not advisable to use this drug for other purposes. Keep medicinal drugs, needles, syringes and other such medical substances out of the reach of children.
Lucetam 1200 mg x 60 tablets
- Product Code: Nootropil
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