This isn't indicative of a problem or that the product isn't effective. For instance, with piracetam, a friend of mine and also my wife both do not feel a thing (they claim hehe) when using it. I cannot fathom this as there is a definite change that is noticeable. But anyway.. after 2 days at a tiny dosage it won't kick in right away for some people. Noopept is different in that regard. Give it a week I'd say. But if you don't respond you just won't.
True man. I've taken it over 2 weeks now and I would say it's causing a definite difference. I kept the dose low between 10-20 mg. I notice that I am more positive. I've received some motivation from this supplement, as well as more of a 'sensual' understanding and social understanding. [when i say sensual I mean of the organization of my senses , not sexual]. When I say I get motivation, it's like, it's easier for me to take actions and get my day going automatically and with less effort. Keep in mind I'm depressive and find even simple things difficult so when this effect happens it's pretty noticeable though it is a mild effect. There is a lessening of anxiety somehow, it's as if my comfort level is increased. And sometimes, it seems like I live more inside of time, rather than outside of it- I'm more in the moment. Again, these are mild effects, but still significant and they compel me to continue taking noopept.
There is no effect on my libido. I've been lasting longer during sex but this may be unrelated.
Sometimes there are short term memory/ focus problems, or, this effect where certain things are shuffled into the unconscious part of your mind without really noticing. other people have mentioned this. However I find this effect is more prominent at high doses [40-100mg] , and at the lower 10-20mg dose it's actually a beneficial effect. it's kinda hard to explain. It's like you're more aware of your attention span or something. Anyway, like manic_racetam said, the higher the dose, the more side effects, and not more benefit.
i have vivid dreams or nightmares at times [very unusual for me], sometimes there seems to be a more interrupted and fragmented sleep [but I do have sleeping problems already], other times it seems that sleep is more restorative whenever I actually do sleep [like if i sleep for 3 hours and then another 3 hours for example.]. Keep in mind that over the past many years I actually have almost completely stopped dreaming or having any dream recall. Perhaps this noopept is doing something to my sleep, maybe making me dream more or have a different transition from sleep to wake. Not sure.
Edited by protoject, 28 July 2012 - 06:40 PM.