Piracetam and Piracetam-Like Drugs

@article{Malykh2012PiracetamAP,
  title={Piracetam and Piracetam-Like Drugs},
  author={Andrei G. Malykh and M. Reza Sadaie},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={70},
  pages={287-312}
}
There is an increasing interest in nootropic drugs for the treatment of CNS disorders. Since the last meta-analysis of the clinical efficacy of piracetam, more information has accumulated. The primary objective of this systematic survey is to evaluate the clinical outcomes as well as the scientific literature relating to the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, mechanism of action, dosing, toxicology and adverse effects of marketed and investigational drugs. The major focus of the… 

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