Aniracetam is a generic name for a medication that has been marketed under various brand names including Ampamet in Italy, Memodrin in Greece, Referan in Greece.
It was first synthesized by the global health-care company Hoffmann-La Roche, in the 1970's. Hoffmann-La Roche is a Swiss company with diagnostic and pharmaceutical sites located around the globe.
Aniracetam has been shown to have the ability help at least some individuals with matters related to cognition, and is being studied as a possible treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Aniracetam Effects And Classification
Aniracetam can be classified as:
Racetam (has a pyrrolidone nucleus).
Anxiolytic (properties that reduce anxiety).
Nootropic (helps improve alertness, focus, thinking, etcetera).
It may help:
Reduce negative thinking.
Speaking and vocabulary.
There are people who it doesn't work for at all. Some find it does little or nothing for them when they first try it, but it becomes more effective over time. If taken on a regular basis, improved results may be observed in several days to several weeks.
Other people find they build up a tolerance if it is taken more than twice a week. Most of those who have tried racetams like phenylpiracetam, will find that aniracetam produces similar results but it is less potent.
Aniracetam is fat-soluble for the best results it can be put in a capsule and taken with a meal. It can also be ingested with fish oil or a small amount of food or drink that contains fat. On an empty stomach, the effects may be limited because it is harder for the body to absorb.
Aniracetam is not addictive.
Standard dose is about 750 mg.
Doses as low as 250 milligrams are enough for some.
Others might require 1-3 gram (1000-3000 milligram) doses.
Aniracetam and noopept (for more energy).
Aniracetam and piracetam (increased potency).
Prior to utilizing aniracetam, to be safe discuss it with your physician. On your first attempt it might be the best thing to try working with a small quantity, somewhere in the neighborhood of 250 milligrams or less.
A small dose size will give you an indication of the possible results as well as alerting you to any negative reactions. At small dose sizes, the effects are subtle and some people might not notice anything.
Aniracetam Warnings, Side Effects
Aniracetam may cause headaches, but taking it with a choline source like alpha-GPC can eliminate this. Medications like haloperidol, ketanserin, mecamylamine, can reduce or eliminated the anti-anxiety properties of aniracetam.
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Wikipedia aniracetam page.