Drug Information

   


     










Indication
& Dosage


Oral

AGING DISORDERS SUCH AS REDUCED CEREBRAL FUNCTIONING EVIDENCED BY MEMORY
LOSS, INTELLECTUAL DECAY, CHARACTER DISORDERS, PSYCHOMOTOR DISORDERS
ETC: Adult: 800mg t.i.d for 6-8 weeks. Children: 50mg/kg t.i.d 
before meals. Maintenance dose may be half of the initial dose.

MYOCLONIC SEIZURE:7.2g/day, increase by 4.8g/day every 3-4 days upto a
max, of 20g/day. Given in 2-3 div. doses.

IM/IV

STROKE, HEAD INJURIES AND ACUTE CASES: 3g q.i.d.

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Action



Claimed to improve cerebral functioning, protect cerebral cortex against
hypoxia.

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Interaction

Oral anticogulants: Increased
prothrombintime.

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Adverse Effect & Precautions





Nausea, epigastric distress, skin rash,



Precaution: Hepatic, renal or Cardiac disease.

Pregnancy: Contraindicated.

Breast Feeding: Use with caution.

Man: may be given

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Brands
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CERECETAM

Intas
CAPS 400mg 10 25.25
CAPS 800mg 10 49.75
SUSP 1g/5ml 30ml 50.00
NEUROCETAM

Brown & Burk
CAPS 400mg 10 34.00
SYRUP 500mg/5ml 100ml 60.00
TAB 800mg 10 80.00
INJ 3mg/15ml 15ml 16.00
NOOTROPIL

UCB Pharma
TAB 800mg 30 250.99
CAPS 400mg 60 259.15
SYRUP 100mg/ml 100ml 138.82
INJ 1gm/5ml 4x15ml 250.99
INFU 200mg/ml 60ml 231.11
NORMABRAIN

Torrent
CAPS 400mg 6 18.90
SYRUP 100mg/ml 100ml 70.90
PIRATAM

Biddle Sawyer
SYRUP 100mg/ml 60ml 61.20









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Drug Information
   

     

Indication & Dosage

Oral
AGING DISORDERS SUCH AS REDUCED CEREBRAL FUNCTIONING EVIDENCED BY MEMORY LOSS, INTELLECTUAL DECAY, CHARACTER DISORDERS, PSYCHOMOTOR DISORDERS ETC: Adult: 800mg t.i.d for 6-8 weeks. Children: 50mg/kg t.i.d  before meals. Maintenance dose may be half of the initial dose.
MYOCLONIC SEIZURE:7.2g/day, increase by 4.8g/day every 3-4 days upto a max, of 20g/day. Given in 2-3 div. doses.

IM/IV
STROKE, HEAD INJURIES AND ACUTE CASES: 3g q.i.d.

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Action

Claimed to improve cerebral functioning, protect cerebral cortex against hypoxia.

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Interaction

Oral anticogulants: Increased prothrombintime.

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Adverse Effect & Precautions

Nausea, epigastric distress, skin rash,

Precaution: Hepatic, renal or Cardiac disease.
Pregnancy: Contraindicated.
Breast Feeding: Use with caution.
Man: may be given

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CERECETAM

Intas

CAPS

400mg

10

25.25

CAPS

800mg

10

49.75

SUSP

1g/5ml

30ml

50.00

NEUROCETAM

Brown & Burk

CAPS

400mg

10

34.00

SYRUP

500mg/5ml

100ml

60.00

TAB

800mg

10

80.00

INJ

3mg/15ml

15ml

16.00

NOOTROPIL

UCB Pharma

TAB

800mg

30

250.99

CAPS

400mg

60

259.15

SYRUP

100mg/ml

100ml

138.82

INJ

1gm/5ml

4x15ml

250.99

INFU

200mg/ml

60ml

231.11

NORMABRAIN

Torrent

CAPS

400mg

6

18.90

SYRUP

100mg/ml

100ml

70.90

PIRATAM

Biddle Sawyer

SYRUP

100mg/ml

60ml

61.20


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