Drugs designed to stimulate brain activity, improve memory and help the body with excessive mental stress, are called nootropics. These tablets are often used by students during the session, by older people, as well as by all who work with large amounts of information.
Pyrrolidone derivatives. They are used in cases of impaired memory and concentration of attention, poor learning, deterioration of metabolic processes in the brain, chronic alcoholism, as well as for treating the effects of stroke, traumatic brain injuries, and depressive states.
Piracetam (Lucetam, Memotropil, Nootropil, Noocetam, Pyram, Cerebril)
Active ingredient – piracetam.
The drugs are available in the form of tablets, capsules, granules, solutions and suspensions for internal use, a solution in ampoules for injections and droppers.
The daily dose for adults is 30-160 milligrams per 1 kg of weight, for children – 30-50 milligrams per 1 kg of body weight.
Side effects are extremely rare, they include: dizziness, tremor, nervousness, insomnia, indigestion, increased sexual activity.
The active ingredient is pramiracetam.
Available in tablets of 600 milligrams. Take 1 tablet 2 times a day.
Side effects: nausea, abdominal pain, incontinence of urine and feces, anorexia, dizziness, migraines, insomnia, confusion.
Drugs that enhance cholinergic processes
In addition to performing the main functions of improving cerebral circulation and eliminating disorders of the nervous system, this group of nootropics brings the greatest effect in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Amiridin (Aksamon, Neyromidin)
The active substance is ipidacrine.
Release form – tablets, solution in ampoules for injections.
The maximum daily dose of the drug is 200 milligrams.
Side effects occur infrequently: drooling, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bradycardia, dizziness, rash on the skin.
Gliatilin (Gleatser, Deletsit, Tsereton)
The active ingredient is choline alphoscerat.
The release form – capsules for intake and solution in ampoules for injections.
In chronic diseases, take 1 capsule (