Nootropic that displays cognitive enhancing properties. Proposed to enhance neurotransmission via modulation of ion flux; potentiates Na+
influx through AMPA receptors. Facilitates efficiency of cholinergic neurotransmission at muscarinic receptors.
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Piracetam and other structurally related nootropics.
Gouliaev and Senning
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