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Piracetam Side Effects

Report Piracetam Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Piracetam, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Piracetam side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Piracetam.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Piracetam side effects are:
Dementia (1 reports)
Dizziness (1 reports)
Muscle Soreness (1 reports)
My Friends Son Takes This. Hebreaksthe Things. Hei (1 reports)
Sodium Bisulfite (1 reports)

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Piracetam Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Piracetam reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Piracetam on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Hyperkinesia, Clonic Convulsion, Muscle Rigidity, Sinus Tachycardia, Delirium, Pyrexia
on May 06, 2013 Male from GR , 70 years of age, was treated with Piracetam. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piracetam side effects: neuroleptic malignant syndrome, hyperkinesia, clonic convulsion, muscle rigidity, sinus tachycardia, delirium, pyrexia. Piracetam dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Rotigotine
  • Pramipexol
  • Amantadine
  • Quetiapine
  • Levodopa
  • Carbidopa
  • Piperacillin
  • Tazobactam



Patient was taking Piracetam. on Mar 13, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male , 38 years of age, . Piracetam dosage: Dose Not Sure.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Vimpat
  • Lamotrigine (Daily Dose: 700 Mg)


Facial Pain, Face Oedema, Pain In Jaw, Pyrexia, Rash, Cheilitis, Oropharyngeal Pain, Lymphadenopathy, Erythema
Adverse event was reported on Nov 22, 2011 by a Female taking Piracetam (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: FRANCE , 86 years of age, After Piracetam was administered, patient encountered several Piracetam side effects: facial pain, face oedema, pain in jaw, pyrexia, rash, cheilitis, oropharyngeal pain, lymphadenopathy, erythema.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Eye Movement Disorder, Hemiparesis, Dysaesthesia
on Jul 29, 2011 Female from POLAND , 70 years of age, was treated with Piracetam. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piracetam side effects: eye movement disorder, hemiparesis, dysaesthesia. Piracetam dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:


Visual Impairment, Saccadic Eye Movement, Creutzfeldt-jakob Disease, Dementia, Amnesia, Ataxia, Inguinal Hernia, Disturbance In Attention, Leukoencephalopathy
on Mar 10, 2011 Male from GERMANY , 71 years of age, was treated with Piracetam. Patient felt the following Piracetam side effects: visual impairment, saccadic eye movement, creutzfeldt-jakob disease, dementia, amnesia, ataxia, inguinal hernia, disturbance in attention, leukoencephalopathy. Piracetam dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Phenobarbital Srt
  • Midazolam
  • Lorazepam
  • Topiramate
  • Vimpat ((50 Mg, 50mgx2))
  • Aspirin
  • Keppra
  • Valproic Acid


Hemiparesis, Ischaemic Stroke, Aphasia
Patient was taking Piracetam. After Piracetam was administered, patient encountered several Piracetam side effects: hemiparesis, ischaemic stroke, aphasia on Mar 02, 2011 from POLAND Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 240.3 lb, . Piracetam dosage: 2400 Nr.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (5 Mg)
  • Amiodarone (200 Mg)
  • Potassium (315 Mg)
  • Gliquidone (2 Mg)
  • Levothyroxine (150 Mcg)
  • Ramipril (10 Mg)
  • Lacidipine (4 Mg)
  • Chlorthalidone (50 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Acute Myocardial Infarction
Adverse event was reported on Dec 25, 2010 by a Male taking Piracetam (piracetam) (Dosage: N/A) . Location: TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 80 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piracetam side effects: upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage, acute myocardial infarction.
Associated medications used:
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Pletal (100 Mg, Bid, Oral)
  • Tamsuilosin (tamsulosin)
Patient was hospitalized.

Visual Acuity Reduced
on Feb 14, 2007 Female from RUSSIAN FEDERATION , 43 years of age, was treated with Piracetam. Patient felt the following Piracetam side effects: visual acuity reduced. Piracetam dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Anorexia, Haemorrhage, Pain In Extremity, Vasculitis
on Oct 23, 2006 Male from LATVIA , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Piracetam. After Piracetam was administered, patient encountered several Piracetam side effects: anorexia, haemorrhage, pain in extremity, vasculitis. Piracetam dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Anorexia, Pain In Extremity, Vasculitis
Patient was taking Piracetam. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Piracetam side effects: anorexia, pain in extremity, vasculitis on Oct 23, 2006 from LATVIA Additional patient health information: Male , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Piracetam dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Acute Respiratory Failure, Agitation, Amnesia, Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation, Balance Disorder, Blood Pressure Increased, Bronchitis Chronic, Cardiac Failure Chronic
Adverse event was reported on Jan 30, 2006 by a Female taking Piracetam (Dosage: N/A) . Location: POLAND , 78 years of age, Patient felt the following Piracetam side effects: acute respiratory failure, agitation, amnesia, anxiety, atrial fibrillation, balance disorder, blood pressure increased, bronchitis chronic, cardiac failure chronic. Patient was hospitalized.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 11

Piracetam safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 2

Reported hospitalizations: 2

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