ALCETAM 400MG contains Piracetam which belongs to a group of medicines known as GABA analogues. It is used in the treatment of memory disorders or intellectual disturbances such as a lack of concentration or of alertness, changes of mood, a deterioration in behaviour and personal negligence. It is used in combination with the other medicines to treat the myoclonus, which is a condition in which nervous system causes muscles, in the arms and legs, to start to jerk or twitch uncontrollably. It also protects the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen.
Always take ALCETAM 400MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water. Do not take this medicine if you suffer from Huntington‘s Disease (also known as Huntington‘s Chorea). If you are pregnant or breast-feeding or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine. Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may cause drowsiness and shakiness. Tell your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicines.