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Aniracetam
Basics
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DESCRIPTION #
Aniracetam is a nootropic, developed by Roche Pharmaceutical, which acts on the central nervous system (CNS). It has a reputation for increasing intellectual activity, improving immune function, increasing resistance to infection, and generating feelings of health and well-being, particularly in the elderly. Effects may be noticed after 60 days of use, becoming more pronounced after 4 months.
Dose #
The recommended aniracetam dosage is usually 1500 mg per day, taken in two 750 mg doses, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. It is sold in both tablet and powder form, generally of 750 mg each.
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Brand Names:
Ampamet; Draganon.
The Substance:
Aniracetam.
The Experience:
No common terms known.
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PROBLEMS #
Some users experience insomnia from an afternoon dose of Aniracetam. These users may find it better to take both daily doses in the morning rather than taking the second dose after noon. Any usual side-effects should be discussed with your doctor.
Contraindications #
  • Pregnant women should consult their doctor before taking Aniracetam during pregnancy.

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CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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