Composition : Piracetam BP 800 mg Tablet.
Indications : Piracetam is indicated for patients suffering from myoclonus of cortical origin. Cerebral vascular accidents like stroke, head injuries and other acute cases. Aging disorders such as reduced cerebral functioning evidenced by memory loss, intellectual decay, character disorders, psychomotor disorders etc. It is also used for the treatment of mental retardation in children.
Dosage and administration : Initially 7.2 gm daily in 2-3 divided dose, increased according to response by 4.8 gm every 3-4 days to max. 24gm daily (subsequently, attempts should be made to reduce dose of concurrent therapy). Child under 16 years not recommended. Or, as directed by the registered physicians.
Use in pregnancy and lactation : There are no adequate and wellcontrolled studies in pregnant women. Piracetam passes into breast milk. Piracetam is to be avoided during pregnancy and lactation.
D-pira : 3 x 10's tablets in blister pack.