Piracetam has a history of being used to treat cognitive impairment. According to a meta-analysis on human studies, piracetam improves general cognition when supplemented by people in a state of cognitive decline. Piracetam enhances cellular membrane fluidity. This mechanism explains why piracetam is able to improve cognition.
|Chemical Names||Piracetam; 7491-74-9; 2-Oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide; Pyracetam; 2-(2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)acetamide; Nootropil|
|Molecular Formula|| C6H10N2O2|
|Molecular Weight||142.1558 g/mol|