Piracetam: novelty in a unique mode of action.

@article{Mller1999PiracetamNI,
  title={Piracetam: novelty in a unique mode of action.},
  author={Walter E. M{\"u}ller and Gunter P Eckert and Anne Eckert},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={32 Suppl 1},
  pages={2-9}
}
Extensive research of the recent years has demonstrated that piracetam is effective in the treatment of cognitive decline in aging and dementia. It is usually much more active in situations of impaired brain function. Accordingly, its mechanism of action has been associated with neurochemical deficits of the aged brain relevant to cognitive dysfunctions. Since many of these neurochemical deficits depend on changes of membrane properties, including fluidity, it is of special importance that… CONTINUE READING

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