Ноотропил Drug photo

The description is actual on 11.01.2015

  • Latin name: Nootropil
  • ATH code: N06BX03
  • Active ingredient: Piracetam (Piracetam)
  • Producer: UCB Pharma S.A. (Belgium), Jelfa S.A. (Poland)


Piracetam acts as active ingredient of medicine.

Tablets contain 800 or 1200 mg of this substance. Additional elements: macrogoal 6000, silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate.

Capsules on 400 mg of active ingredient. Additional substances: macrogoal 6000, silicon dioxide, monohydrate of lactose, magnesium stearate.

Solution for intake contains 200 or 330 mg of active ingredient on 1 ml. Act as additional elements of structure: sodium saccharinate, clear water, glitserol, sodium acetate, acetic acid, methylparahydroxybenzoate, fragrances, propilparagidroksibenzoat.

Nootropil solution in/in and in oil contains 200 mg of active agent on 1 ml. Auxiliary elements are: acetate sodium trihydrate, water injection, acid ice acetic.

Release form

In tablets, capsules, and also solution for the use inside and solutions for intravenous and intramuscular use.

Pharmacological action

Nootropic means.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Piracetam acts as active ingredient. Use of the drug Nootropil strengthens glucose utilization, strengthens synthesis of phospholipids and RNA, increases the ATP level in brain tissues, stimulates glycoclastic reactions. Medicine positively influences metabolic processes in brain tissues, facilitates training process, improves integrative work and activity of a brain, improves memory. Nootropil is capable to suppress aggregation of the activated thrombocytes, does not make vasodilating impact, but at the same time positively influences microcirculation and speed of distribution of an excitation wave in brain tissues. At injuries of a brain against intoxication, a hypoxia, defeat by an electroshock medicine makes the expressed protective impact, reducing expressiveness of a vestibular nystagmus, reduces delta activity and strengthens alpha and beta activity on the electroencephalogram. The medicine improves a brain blood stream, increases intellectual working capacity, improves conductivity between synapses in neocortical structures, positively influences mezhpolusharny bonds. The therapeutic effect of treatment develops gradually. Medicine has no psychogogic and sedative effects.

Drug is quickly soaked up, not metabolized, does not contact blood proteins. It is removed by kidneys in an invariable look.

Indications to Nootropil use

The application instruction of the drug Nootropil recommends to appoint medicine in neurology, narcology and psychiatry.

In neurologic practice the medicine is applied at pathology of the nervous system accompanied with disturbances in the emotional and strong-willed sphere (for example, Alzheimer's disease) and decrease intellectual mnesticheskikh functions. Drug is appointed after intoxication and traumatic injuries of a brain, at chronic cerebrovascular insufficiency (headaches, the expressed dizzinesses, disturbances of the speech, attention, memory), at vascular pathology of tissues of brain, at coma and subcomas, in the period of reconvalescence for the purpose of increase of a mental and physical activity, at the residual phenomena of disturbance of blood circulation of a brain by ischemic option.

Indications to use of Nootropil in psychiatry: vyaloapatichesky defective states (such as a psychoorganic syndrome, schizophrenia), an astheno-depressive syndrome (with dominance of ideatorny block, with senesto-hypochiondrial disturbances, asthenic pathology, with an adynamia), a nephrotic syndrome. Piracetam is appointed in complex therapy of the depressions steady against influence of antidepressants, at treatment of mental pathology which proceeds on "integrally defective soil". Drug is recommended for appointment at intolerance of neuroleptics, antipsychotic medicines for the purpose of elimination of mental, neurologic and somatovegetativny complications. Medicine is appointed at a cortical form of a myoclonia.

Nootropil in narcological practice is applied to stopping of an alcoholic abstinence syndrome, at acute poisoning with Phenaminum, barbiturates, morphine, ethanol, at a morphine abstinence syndrome, an alcoholism (in combination with an intellectual mnesticheskimi disturbances, an asteniye, persistent pathology of mentality). Medicine can be applied as a part of a combination therapy at treatment of drepanocytic anemia.

For the purpose of mitigation of consequences of perinatal damages of structures of a brain, for training process improvement, at a children's cerebral palsy, a delay of intellectual development Nootropil can be applied in pediatrics.


The medicine is not applied at a hemorrhagic stroke, at the expressed pathology of renal system, at intolerance of the main substance of piracetam. At pregnancy incubation, heavy bleedings, after extensive surgical interventions, at pathology of a hemostasis and when breastfeeding Nootropil is appointed with care, estimating possible risks.

Side effects

There are following side effects against treatment: vomiting, nausea, disturbances of concentration of attention, disbalance, motive disinhibition, hyperphrenia, gastralgia, sleep disorders, uneasiness, disturbances of appetite, disturbance of a chair, increase of sexual activity, convulsive syndrome, extrapyramidal disturbances, headache, dizzinesses, tremor of extremities. At the diagnosed stenocardia deterioration in a course of a disease is noted. Most often side effects are registered when exceeding of the recommended dose of 5 g a day.

Application instruction of Nootropil (Way and dosage)

Drug is appointed intravenously, intramusculary and inside.

The instruction on solution

The initial dosage of drug at parenteral intravenous administration makes 10 g. At heavy pathology the medicine is entered intravenously kapelno to 12 g a day, duration of injections of 20-30 minutes. On reaching therapeutic effect the amount of drug is reduced with gradual transition to oral administration.

Tablets Nootropil, application instruction

Drug is accepted twice a day, the daily dosage makes 30-160 mg on 1 kg. Increase in frequency rate of reception up to 3-4 times a day if necessary is possible. The course of treatment according to this scheme makes till 2-6 months.

At treatment of dysmnesias, cognitive frustration appoint a medicine inside at the initial stages of therapy three times a day on 1600 mg, further reduce amount of drug to 800 mg.

Treatment of cerebrovascular diseases in an acute stage needs to be begun in the shortest possible time with a dose 12 g a day within two weeks, then pass to a dosage 6 g a day.

Therapy of a cortical myoclonia there begin with 7,2 g a day with gradual increase in amount of active ingredient by 4,8 g a day each 3-4 days. The maximum dose — 24 grams in 24 hours.

The daily dosage at a sickemia makes 160 mg on 1 kg (4 receptions). During the crisis period the dose is increased to 300 mg by 1 kg.

At disturbances of work of kidneys drug is used with care. The dose is appointed by the doctor.

How to accept drug for memory improvement?

It is necessary to take medicine 2 times a day. Advise the following dosage for memory improvement — 8 ml of 20% of solution for intake.


Blood diarrhea or abdominal pains at doses is possible more than 75 g at 24 o'clock. Treatment is following: it is necessary to wash out a stomach or to cause vomiting, it is possible to use a hemodialysis.


Nootropil reduces risk of development of extrapyramidal disturbances at simultaneous therapy with neuroleptics. The description of the drug Nootropil indicates its ability to increase efficiency of indirect anticoagulants, antipsychotic drugs, psychogogic medicines and hormones of a thyroid gland.

Terms of sale

Presentation of the medical prescription form is required.

Storage conditions

In the place, dry, unavailable to children, at a temperature no more than 25 degrees Celsius.

Period of validity

No more than 4 years.

Special instructions

Treatment by the drug Nootropil demands regular control over work of renal, hepatic systems, a condition of peripheral blood, level of creatinine and residual nitrogen. Therapy by a medicine can be combined with psychoactive drugs, medicines for treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Treatment of acute defeats of fabrics and structures of a brain is recommended to be carried out in a complex with methods of recovery medicine, disintoxication therapy. At psychiatric diseases at the same time appoint psychoactive means. Sharp cancellation of a medicine is inadmissible, especially at treatment of the patients suffering from a cortical form of a myoclonia (because of high risk of resuming of attacks and attacks). At development of such side effects as sleeplessness or excessive drowsiness, is recommended to cancel evening reception of a medicine. At a hemodialysis Nootropil gets through the special filtering membranes in the device. Piracetam makes impact on ability to steer the vehicle.

Drug is not described in Wikipedia.

Compatibility with alcohol

Alcohol does not influence the content of piracetam in serum, in turn, at reception of 1,6 g of active agent the blood alcohol level also did not change.

Analogs are drugs: Biotropil, Lutsetam, Piracetam.

The price of analogs of Nootropil is below and above. For example, Piracetam costs less.

That it is better: Nootropil or Piracetam?

Drugs are generics, that is contain one active agent piracetam and have similar action on an organism. The drug Piracetam — a domestic production and therefore costs cheaper, however, it and is considered at the same time less cleared.

About Nootropil

According to reviews of Nootropil at forums tablets are very useful to memory. They improve brain activity, promote storing of large volumes of information, add energy and invigorate.

Drug helps and after the to direct appointment, however works not at once. On the basis of responses Nootropil is useful to children who used this medicine also at a delay of speech development in the child.

From minuses it should be noted bitter taste, individual intolerance of means, and also side effects, for example, in the form of headaches.

Nootropil price where to buy

Nootropil price in tablets makes 275 rubles for 30 pieces on 800 mg. It is possible to buy Nootropil in the same form of release in Ukraine at the price for 80-100 hryvnias.

The price of ampoules of Nootropil of 20% of solution on 5 ml is equal 315 rubles for 12 pieces. In Ukraine — 170 hryvnias.


  • Nootropil of 20% solution for injections of 15 ml No. 12 ampulyucb Farma
  • Nootropil 800 of mg No. 30 tabletkiucb Farma
  • Nootropil of 20% solution for vnutr. uses 125mlucb Farma
  • Nootropil 1200 of mg No. 20 tabletkiucb Farma

Drugstore of IFC

  • Nootropil solution for in 20% of amp of 5 ml No. 12, UCB - Darsi - Farchimbelgiya
  • Nootropil tbl 800 mg No. 30, UCB - Darsi - Farchimbelgiya
  • Nootropil tbl 1.2g No. 20, UCB - Darsi - Farchimbelgiya
  • Nootropil solution for intake of 20% fl 125 ml *, UCB - Darsi - Farchimbelgiya
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  • Nootropilucb Pharma (Italy)


  • Nootropil solution of 20% of amp. 5 ml No. 12


  • Nootropil of 800 mg No. 30 tabl.p.o.ucb Pharma S.A. (Belgium)
  • Nootropil of 1 g / 5 ml No. 12 solution for ин.амп.Aesica Pharmaceuticals S.r.L. (Italy)
  • Nootropil of 1200 mg No. 20 tabl.p.o.ucb Pharma S.A. (Belgium)
  • Nootropil of 20% 125 ml solution for reception of a vnutrnekstfarm of SAS for YuSB of Farm of S. A., Belgium (France)
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Section: For a nervous system
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Education: Graduated from the Bashkir state medical university majoring in "Medical business". In 2011 gained the diploma and the certificate in Therapy. In 2012 received 2 certificate and the diploma in "Functional diagnosis" and "Cardiology". In 2013 completed courses on "Topical issues of otorhinolaryngology in therapy". In 2014 completed advanced training courses in "A clinical echocardiography" and courses in "Medical rehabilitation".

Experience: From 2011 to 2014 the Policlinic No. 33 Ufa worked as the therapist and the cardiologist in MBUZ. Since 2014 the Policlinic No. 33 Ufa works as the cardiologist and the doctor of functional diagnosis in MBUZ.

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