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Piracetam is a nootropic that may improve cognitive functions. It affects the Central Nervous System (CNS).

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Possible Benefits

  • May improve cognitive function 
  • Can help improve focus 
  • Can improve productivity
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How to Do It

Consume according to manufacturer’s instructions.

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Why it works

  • Piracetam helps improve the metabolism of the neurons, specifically by increasing oxygen collection. 
  • It helps protect the structure of the neuron from possible damage, such as that caused by age-related deterioration. 
  • Its properties as an agent that protects against oxidative stress are being studied.
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Time Commitment

1 minute

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Suggested Frequency

According to manufacturer’s instructions.

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Possible Side Effects

Some infrequent effects include dizziness, diarrhea, and stomach upset. 

It should be avoided if you are taking anticoagulants. 

Check with your doctor to make sure you can take this drug.

Avoid it during pregnancy.

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  • In some places, it can be found as a supplement. In other places, it's forbidden.
  • Some studies have shown that piracetam can protect mitochondria and improve energy production in the cells.
  • Some studies claim it could prevent dementia.
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Supporting Studies and Articles

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  1. Metabolic enhancer piracetam attenuates rotenone induced oxidative stress: a study in different rat brain regions. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26994419
  2. Enhanced Neuroplasticity by the Metabolic Enhancer Piracetam Associated with Improved Mitochondrial Dynamics and Altered Permeability Transition Pore Function. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27747106
  3. Piracetam and piracetam-like drugs: from basic science to novel clinical applications to CNS disorders. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20166767
  4. Piracetam: a review of pharmacological properties and clinical uses. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16007238
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