Treatment of ischemic stroke and its consequences, such as impaired speech, mental and somatic disorders, decreased activity, impaired emotional sphere; treatment (in the recovery period) of vascular, toxic and traumatic encephalopathy; elimination of withdrawal symptoms during alcohol intoxication, diabetic encephalopathy.
Composition and form of release
Thiocetam is available as a tablet and solution for injection. Thiocetam is a combination drug that contains piracetam and thiotriazoline.
Oral thiocetam is used in the treatment of diseases associated with impaired coronary and cerebral circulation, such as:
- violation of metabolic processes and blood microcirculation in the brain, which have arisen against the
- background of craniocerebral trauma and chronic intoxication;
- cerebral atherosclerosis, accompanied by the development of cerebral, transient and chronic cerebral circulation disorders;
- ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
Thiocetam in solution for injection is used in the treatment of acute disorders of cerebral circulation that have arisen against the background of ischemic stroke. Also, its appointment is advisable in the treatment of speech disorders, decreased physical activity, emotional lability, mental and somatic disorders that have arisen after an ischemic stroke.
Thiocetam is used in the treatment of encephalopathies of various etiologies resulting from traumatic and toxic damage to the brain.
Thiocetam is not prescribed to patients who have acute renal failure and hypersensitivity to piracetam or thiotriazoline. The drug is not used to treat women at the stage of lactation and pregnancy, as well as in pediatric practice.
With caution, Thiocetam is prescribed to patients with hemostasis disorders, elderly patients, as well as those who suffer from diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Application during pregnancy and lactation
Breastfeeding and pregnancy are important contraindications for the prescription of Thiocetam.
Method of administration and dosage
Thiocetam in solution for injection is used for intravenous drip or intramuscular administration. In the treatment of hemorrhagic stroke or its consequences, Thiocetam is prescribed intravenously, 20 or 30 ml of the drug diluted in 100 ml of solution for infusion 1 time per day. The duration of therapy is 14 days.
In case of an acute overdose of Thiocetam, patients develop sleep disturbance, increased irritability and irritability, dyspeptic disorders and pain in the epigastric region.
To eliminate the symptoms of acute overdose, the patient is prescribed appropriate symptomatic treatment.
When taking Thiocetam in some patients, hyperexcitability, depression, insomnia, dyspeptic disorders, changes in body weight, abdominal pain, and abnormal stool occur.
Storage conditions and periods
Thiocetam should be stored in a dry place out of the reach of children. The shelf life of Thiocetam is 2 years.