Aniracetam was developed in Belgium as a nootropic supplement in the 1970s. It belongs to the category of drugs known as ratsetamy, and has a structural similarity to pyracetam. It is known as an effective clever drug for improving mental abilities. Aniracetam increases memory, and also works effectively to increase overall learning ability in humans. Its effect is manifested in a number of cognitive functions, which include concentration, endurance of the mind, focusing, memorization and visual perception.
HOW DOES ANIRACETAM WORK?
Just like other racetam group members, the action of aniracetam is also not fully known. On the other hand, there are several studies that present potentially wonderful impacts of this drug on the brain. Aniracteam is helpful in the maintenance of brain metabolism to normal levels. Its positive outcomes are also apparent in beneficially affecting ischemic patients. Such patients experience a unique condition whereby their brain receives abnormally decreased flow of blood. As a consequence, their brain neurons are damaged by free radicals’ productions that are toxic. The intake of aniracetam during ischemia decresease the formation of free radicals. This racetam member is also known for its effectiveness on receptors associated with glutamate neurotransmission. Aniracetam is also helpful for stress relief as its mechanism involves improvement of synergic activity of neurotransmitters through anxiolytic and antidepressant effects.
SHORT TERM, LONG TERM & SIDE EFFECTS
Short-term effects of Aniracetam include mood improvement. This is due to the fact that an effective drug is effective for exposure to chemicals, serotonin and dopamine. As a result, people who usually suffer from an imbalance in the body feel considerable relief after taking Aniracetam. It also temporarily increases the energy of tired people. With regard to its long-term effects, Aniracetam helps people improve the driving force of their knowledge, increasing concentration, learning and memorizing ability, and improving mental energy.
Like other nootropics that belong to Racetams, Aniracetam is also not known for causing any major side effect. As it is nontoxic, Aniracetam does not result in any lethal reactions. However, it is still usually not recommended to be taken by nursing mothers or pregnant women. Nevertheless, headaches, nervousness, fatigue, anxiety, and nausea can be side effects of Aniracetam if this nootropic is taken in an unreasonably high dosage.
ANIRACETAM DOSAGE AND SUGGESTED USAGE
The suggested aniracetam dosage is generally 1500 mg per day, taken in two 750 mg doses, one aniracetam dosage in the morning and one in the afternoon. It is sold in both tablet and powder form, generally of 750 mg each.