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4-phenylpiracetam
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Description

4-Phenylpiracetam is a synthetic nootropic drug, also known as Phenotropil, Carphedon, and Fonturacetam. It is a derivative of the original nootropic drug piracetam, and is used to improve cognitive function, memory, and concentration. It is also used to treat symptoms of depression, anxiety, and fatigue.

The toxic effects of 4-phenylpiracetam are not well understood, but it is known to have a stimulant effect on the central nervous system. It can cause insomnia, restlessness, irritability, and anxiety. It can also cause headaches, nausea, and dizziness. In rare cases, it can cause seizures and other serious side effects. It is important to consult a doctor before taking this drug.

Synonyms
  • carphedon
Classifications
  • sport doping
  • stimulant

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