Juvain is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, stroke and memory loss in Parkinson's disease. It can also be used to tr... View More
Uses of Juvain
Side effects of Juvain
How to use Juvain
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Juvain may be taken with o... View More
How Juvain works
Juvain is a nootropic medicine. It works by increasing the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) which improves communication between the ner... View More
Cortical myoclonus, Cognitive enhancer
Oral soln: May be taken with or without food. Take w/ a glass of water or soft drink to mask bitter taste.
Oral Adjunct in cortical myoclonus Adult: 7.2 g daily in 2-3 divided doses, increased by 4.8 g/day every 3-4 days. Max dose: 20 g daily. As a cogn... View More
<16 years old: not recommended > 16 yeras The daily dosage depends on the weight, 50 mg/kg of body weight in 3 divided doses. Once the desired r... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 50-79 2/3 usual dose 30-49 1/3 usual dose 20-29 1/6 usual dose <20 Contra-indicated
Hepatic and severe renal impairment. Cerebral haemorrhage. Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
Piracetam protects the cerebral cortex against hypoxia. It also inhibits platelet aggregation and reduces blood viscosity.
Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Impaired renal function. Cardiac disorders. Haemostatic disorders. Patients who have recently undergone major surgery. Elderly.... View More
Hyperkinesia, nervousness, depression, diarrhoea, rashes. CNS stimulation, sleep disturbances, dizziness, excitement, insomnia, somnolence, wt gain.
May increase prothrombin time in patients who are on warfarin.