Symptoms and signs: No additional adverse events specifically related to overdose have been reported with piracetam. The highest reported overdose with piracetam was oral intake of 75 g wherein bloody diarrhoea with abdominal pain, was most probably related to the extreme high dose of sorbitol contained in the used formulation.
Treatment: There is no specific antidote for overdose with piracetam. Treatment for an overdose should be symptomatic and may include haemodialysis. The extraction efficiency of the dialyser is 50 to 60% for piracetam.
FC tab: Further management should be as clinically indicated or as recommended by the national poisons centre, where available.
Inj & Infusion: In acute, significant overdosage, the stomach may be emptied by induction of emesis.