NutraceuticsRx Oxiracetam (4-hydroxy-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidinacetamide) is a dietary supplement marketed as a potent nootropic supplement of the racetam family. The manufacturer claims this is a fast acting water soluble analog of the nootropic Piracetam, similar to it but far stronger.
Nootropics are a category of drugs also known as “smart drugs,” “memory enhancers,” “cognitive enhancers” or “intelligence enhancers.” They may come in the form of supplements, nutraceuticals, drugs or functional food and work to improve mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation, attention and concentration.
The manufacturer of the formula is American Nutrition, a company founded in 1998 in Colorado, U.S.A. The formula is sold under the NutraceuticsRx product line, a line of amino acids, vitamins, daily supplements and sports nutrition for men and women of all ages.
NutraceuticsRx Oxiracetam Ingredients
NutraceuticsRx Oxiracetam includes the following ingredients: Oxiracetam (4-hydroxy-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidinacetamide) 800 mg, Cellulose, and Rice Flour.
NutraceuticsRx Oxiracetam is a form of nootropic drug, a category of drugs also known as “smart drugs,” “cognitive enhancers” or “memory enhancers.” They are believed to work by altering the availability of the neuro-chemicals in the brain (enzymes, neurotransmitters and hormones), by improving the brain’s oxygen supply or by stimulating nerve growth. Racetams, a class of the nootropic category, are known for their few side effects and large therapeutic window.
Research has been conducted ever since the discovery of nootropics in 1960. Oxiracetam has been characterized as a having effects on the spontaneous memory. Also, in case of patients suffering from cognitive degenerative disorders (dementia, Alzheimer’s) research found improvements in logical performance, attention, concentration, memory and spatial orientation.
Oxiracetam, like other Nootropics, is non-toxic and has been proven safe for long term use. Doses up to 2400 mg are considered safe. There are no consumer reviews available however. The recommended daily dosage is 1 capsule taken 2-3 times daily on an empty stomach.
- The formula contains no wheat, yeast, gluten, soy, corn, milk, eggs, artificial colors or preservatives;
- The active ingredient is known to have little side effects and to be safe for long term use;
- Experienced manufacturer;
- 30 day unconditional money back guarantee.
- High price (roughly $50 for half a month’s or 10 days supply);
- No consumer reviews available online.
NutraceuticsRx Oxiracetam is a brain performance enhancer. The main active ingredient Oxiracetam belongs to the Nootropics class of drugs, also known as smart drugs, discovered in 1960. The racetam family is known for its little side effects, and although there are no consumer testimonials to allow us to assess the formula’s safety we can say that the product is generally safe.
Also worth mentioning is that the product is rather expensive. A 15 day (for a 2 capsules daily dosage) or 10 day supply (for a 3 capsules daily dosage) can cost as much as $50. The formula however is offered with a 30 day money back guarantee.