Phenylpiracetam is a generic name for a drug that was first synthesized by adding an extra molecule from the phenyl group to the chemical structure of an already existing drug called piracetam.
Because is was first synthesized by making a slight alteration to the chemical structure of an already existing drug, it is referred to as an analogue, or analog, by chemists and other scientists.
In more common terms, because phenylpiracetam was based on piracetam, it is what is known as a designer drug. Phenylpiracetam can increase physical endurance, so it is a prohibited substance by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency).
Phenylpiracetam can be classified as belonging to various categories including antidepressant, anticonvulsant, antipsychotic, anxiolytic (reduces anxiety), nootropic (improves cognition), racetam (drugs that have a pyrrolidone nucleus), stimulant.
May help improve memory.
May help improve reaction time.
May help improve concentration.
May help improve mental energy.
May help improve ability to focus.
May help improve vision.
May help increase cold tolerance.
May help recovery from hangover.
May help prevent motion sickness.
May help increase physical stamina.
May help increase tolerance to pain.
May help reduce or eliminate seizures.
May help reduce anger.
May help manage psychosis.
May help treating depression.
May help improve self-control.
May help treating panic attacks.
May help reduce fear and anxiety.
May help treating bipolar disorder.
May help improve performing under stress.
May help treating borderline personality disorder.
May help treating cognitive decline in older people.
May improve ability to function on less sleep than usual.
May help treating social anxiety and other forms of anxiety.
Most people report dose sizes somewhere around the 100 milligram level provide optimal results, with a lesser number requiring up to 200-500 milligrams to get the same result.
Some individuals get good results from doses as low as 50 milligrams. You might want to experiment with the dose level to find results that are optimal for your needs.
It is usually ingested 1-3 times a day, at evenly spaced intervals, depending on the reason for taking it. If you take a 100 mg dose when you get up and need another dose later in the day, a smaller dose might be better for latter doses.
You may have to wait 2-3 days after taking a dose to get the same effect from the same size dose. Taking it again the day after taking a dose might not yield the same results.
To limit tolerance, try to limit intake to 100 milligrams in a day and take it only when required, rather than taking it on a daily basis. If necessary and possible, alternate with adrafinil or another similar product to reduce chances of tolerance.
Phenylpiracetam is fat soluble, it is more effectively absorbed by the human body when taken after eating, especially food that contains some fat. It is best not to ingest it on an empty stomach.
Phenylpiracetam can be put in a capsule, or mixed with water or other liquids and drank. It can taste bitter so mixing with a drink that will mask the taste is a good idea.
It provides best results when a person feels tired. Although there is usually some increase in physical energy, the main improvement is more mental energy.
It is not habit forming or addictive.
Best not ingested on an empty stomach.
Starts to work in 15-45 minutes.
Effects can last 6-12 hours, sometimes longer.
To reduce chances of tolerance to a minimum, don't do it more than once or twice a week, or less often. There are those that say they get good results taking it everyday for a week, then taking a week off.
Although some people repot the best results when it is taken on a daily basis, these are a minority. Try not to take it if you don't feel you need to. Wait until your energy level is low, or it is required for some other reason.
Prior to utilizing phenylpiracetam, 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 50 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.
The possible side effects include:
May cause dry mouth.
May make a person feel flush.
Can interrupt sleep if taken too close to bedtime.
May cause headaches, a choline source might reduce this.