|Therap.Cat :||Neuroprotective Agents|
Drugs intended to prevent damage to the brain or spinal cord from ischemia, stroke, convulsions, or trauma.
Piracetam is a compound suggested to be both a nootropic and a neuroprotective agent. Piracetam is a nootropic drug in the racetams group, with chemical name 2-oxo-1-pyrrolidine acetamide. It shares the same 2-oxo-pyrrolidone base structure with pyroglutamic acid. Piracetam is a cyclic derivative of GABA.