Noopept is a derivative of the Racetam class of smart drugs and peptide type supplement considered to be the strongest one. Why is it considered to be so popular and effective nootropic for cognitive enhancement?
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The thing is in its high bioavailability (it’s almost fully absorbed from GI tract and brings no toxicity to your body), rather small dosage is required to get the desired result and to improve brain communication between cerebral hemispheres of the brain, improving metabolism within the brain producing new synapses.
Noopept increases concentration, cognitive enhancement, attention, focus, memory, and learning capacity of your brain, oxygenate your brain, and provides a neuroprotective effect (defends your neurons and brain from damage and oxygen deprivation).
Later studies show that Noopept can be used for dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or for delaying it from progression, Parkinson’s, ADHD, schizophrenia, and dementia as well as for other neurodegenerative diseases such as memory loss and mental retardation.
Noopept is a quite safe nootropic, having a low risk of occurrence of any side effects.
Among other reported effects which are less understood is its ability to reduce the alcoholic hangover effect (where Noopept’s neuroprotective effect results in such protection from excessive alcohol consumption or smoking or to other environmental toxins).
You can read more about all these effects in detail and how Noopept actually works, later in this article.
How Fast Noopept Works
To start working, Noopept needs to reach your brain and interact with receptor sites (which usually takes about 15-20 minutes to get there).
It was reported in a Russian scientific magazine in 60-s that Noopept is 1000 times stronger than Piracetam and the relevant dosage for a similar effect would be 100 times less than required for Piracetam (1 g of Noopept vs. 100 g of Piracetam).
Beneficial Effects of Noopept
Noopept’s reputation as one of the best and strongest brain supplements is based on its ability to significantly improve the memory and cognitive functions of your brain.
The effectiveness of Noopept has been proven by several clinic types of research, testified by users, and is worthily considered to be good for improving your learning capabilities.
There are several beneficial effects of Noopept described in the literature and online sources, and a wide range of them state that the drug allows significantly improve working and learning capabilities.
But some of the specified effects and benefits appear not to a full possible extent: a different range of benefits occur concerning different people’s body chemistry and depend on other medications taken along with Noopept as well as a level of sensitivity of a particular person and sufficient rest and sleep.
To obtain a required effect of Noopept, it’s required to take a dosage less than other nootropics require for achieving the same results (e.g. Piracetam) which makes Noopept safer and allows users to take it for a long period with no harm to their health.
It’s worth mentioning that one of the greatest advantages of Noopept is its absorptivity which releases your body from any type of drug addiction and prevents any acquired tolerance to this type of nootropics. This allows you to take Noopept daily with no tolerance issues.
Noopept has a high bioavailability and in the right dosage, it’s effectively absorbed in full which allows avoiding toxicity.
Moreover, was also reported that Noopept reduces headaches, prevents amnesia, and acts as an immunomodulating factor.
Even if you don’t feel expected results from taking the medication, a dosage increase may not help to appear effects that have not yet been shown up.
Since you may not see some of them in particular, Noopept can improve your overall mental clarity and brain activity.
Though the effectiveness of this nootropic is well documented and acknowledged by users, there are several disadvantages of this nootropic: its overdosage may raise issues specifically stated below.
Noopept Side Effects
Noopept has a very small risk of any side effects because of its high absorption ability and affection on neurotransmitter Glutamate in your brain.
However, the main side effects are directly related to the wrong dosage of the drug, which can easily be resolved by backtracking to the right dosage.
It should be noted that Noopept may cause irritability, nervousness, some reviews report some allergic reactions, elevated blood pressure, but due to the rarity of mentioned side effects, there are not many reports thereof.
Side effects that are usually caused by improper usage of Noopept can be easily solved by reducing the dosage of the medication.
Monitoring of any side effects also helps to find an individually right dosage. Nevertheless in case if you have any experience of specified side effects after you started Noopept, you should visit your doctor for a consultation in this regard.
For the best result of taking Noopept, it should be used safely and properly according to the recommendations below.
Noopept is one of the nootropics where the right dosage is of high importance.
So the overdosage (even insignificant one) may affect the desired result of taking the nootropic and even cause some undesired side effects.
Hence in cases where the actual dosage exceeds recommended one, taking Noopept could be not that effective and decrease the bioavailability and activity of this supplement which, in its turn, may lead to the amassment of unabsorbed substances which intoxicates your body.
For the reasons stated above, it’s important to use the right dosage of the medication. Many sources and some users’ experience show that a regular dose of this nootropic is 10-30 mg a day (usually twice a day within specified dosage) by starting from 5 mg two-three times a day.
The maximum dosage of Noopept should not be more than 40 mg per day, as an intoxication may lead to an upset stomach, GI tract problems, and a decrease of its effect.