piracetam in cerebral palsy

Piracetam in the management of spasticity in cerebral palsy.

Maritz NG, Muller FO, Pompe van Meerdervoort HF.

S Afr Med J 1978 Jun 3;53(22):889-91

Abstract

This article is a preliminary report of a new indication for the drug piracetam. It was found that piracetam was useful for the control of spasticity in 8 out of 16 patients with cerebral palsy. Side-effects were minimal.