Noopept is a supplement that is used to boost intelligence, cognitive functions and attention. Common reported benefits include:
- increased ability to learn - improved mood - decreased anxiety and feelings of depression - increased levels of energy and wakefulness - improved physical performance - improved memory and recall - improved patterns of speech - better logical thinking - enhanced perception and reflexes - improved sleep patterns
Many consider this nootropic to be a performance enhancing drug for the brain.
There are also specific areas of research being pursued, mostly in Russia, with these reports of current positive results:
- restoration of memory and other cognitive functions after brain injury, ischemia and prenatal damage - improvements in CNS functioning in patients with organic disorders - repairing damaged cells and receptor sites that appear commonly in Alzheimer's patients
Such research involves Noopept alone or along with other therapies.
The supplement can be taken orally, 1 capsule one to three times a day. Effectiveness is enhanced if it is taken with a high protein meal.