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Pirahenz 200 MG Description
Pirahenz injection contains piracetam. It is an anticonvulsant and neuroprotective medicine. It is used to treat Alzheimer's disease, age-related memory loss and dementia. This injection is given by
a medical professional. The injection dose depends on the severity of your condition and your body's response to it. Before starting the treatment, inform the doctor about your other medical conditions and the medications you are currently taking. Some side effects may include rash and irritation at the injection site; however, these will subside after a while. Inform your doctor if you observe severe side effects of this injection.
|You Save||₹16.65 (15% on MRP)|
|Uses||alzheimer's disease, stroke, dementia in Parkinson's disease|
|Side effects||nervousness, weight gain, Pain, redness, irritation or swelling at site of injection|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASE|
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Uses of Pirahenz 200 MG
- Alzheimer's disease
- Dementia in Parkinson's disease
Contraindications of Pirahenz 200 MG
- Allergy to piracetam or any other excipient
- Severe kidney disease
- Brain haemorrage
- Huntington's chorea (Abrupt uncoordinated movements)
Side effects of Pirahenz 200 MG
- Increased muscle movements
- Increased weight
- Pain, redness or swelling at the site of injection
Precautions and Warnings of Pirahenz 200 MG
Can I take a Pirahenz injection during pregnancy?
There are no adequate data on the use of piracetam in pregnant women. Therefore, Pirahenz injection should not be used during pregnancy unless recommended by the physician.
Can I take a Pirahenz injection while breastfeeding?
Piracetam is excreted in human breast milk. Therefore, piracetam should not be used during breastfeeding unless the potential benefits outweigh the risk to the fetus.
Can I drive if I have taken a Pirahenz injection?
Caution should therefore be exercised by patients intending to drive or use machinery after taking piracetam.
Can I consume alcohol with a Pirahenz injection?
The interaction between piracetam and alcohol is unknown.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are allergic to piracetam or any other excipient
- You have a thyroid condition
- You have kidney disease
- You have a clotting disorder
- You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medicine, herbal, nutritional supplements, vitamins or minerals
Mode of Action of Pirahenz 200 MG
How Does It Work?
Piracetam acts on the receptors in the brain to increase the release of chemical messengers, which help improve the communication between cells.
Directions for Use of Pirahenz 200 MG
- Pirahenz injection is given in the hospital by the doctor or nurse
- Do not try to self-inject
Interactions of Pirahenz 200 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Piracetam and acenocoumarol can cause reduced aggregation of platelets leading to blood clotting disorders
Other general Interactions
- Simultaneous use of Piracetam with thyroid medication can cause confusion, irritability and sleep disorder
- Patients at risk of bleeding should take Piracetam with caution
- Patients with kidney disease should be monitored if taking Piracetam
- This medicine should be taken with caution if a person is on a sodium controlled diet
Storage and disposal of Pirahenz 200 MG
- Store in a refrigerator 2°C-8°C
- Do not freeze
- Keep away from children and pets
- Protect from direct sunlight
Dosage of Pirahenz 200 MG
As a Pirahenz injection is given to you by a doctor or nurse, it is unlikely to get an overdose this injection. If you experience dizziness or nausea immediately after taking the injection, seek help.
Missed a Dose
If you miss a dose, you can schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Pirahenz injection cause cancer?
A: There are no long term studies to confirm if Pirahenz injection can cause cancer.
Q: Can I use Pirahenz injection along with herbal medicines?
A: It is best to discuss with your physician any possible drug interactions between Pirahenz injection and herbal medicines before using both together.
Q: Is Pirahenz injection habit forming?
A: No habit forming tendencies have been reported with Piracetam.
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