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When people first learn about smart drugs and nootropics, often one of the first categories of compounds that are mentioned are the racetams and other related cholinergic enhancers. Cholinergics work primarily by up-modulating the production of acetylcholine which is the learning and memory neurotransmitter. Memory is a vital part of success. Regardless of what jobs or tasks you’re attempting improved

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The Winter Olympics in South Korea has brought the issue of “doping” in sports back into the public eye. As mentioned in a recent article at Smithsonian magazine online, Olga Medvedtseva became the first athlete caught doping in that year’s games. It wasn’t steroids or amphetamines or other illegal or illicit substances the Olympian was caught using, rather it

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Phenylpiracetam is a Russian nootropic developed in the early 1980’s. In Russia it is known as Carphedon or Phenotropil and is administered as a prescription drug. Initially it was designed to be a nootropic that would also improve physical stamina. Phenylpiracetam is structurally identical to. Piracetam save for a phenyl group added by adding a phenyl group to the

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If you’re interested in trying nootropics, you might have been told to start with the racetam family. In this article we will be doing a compare and contrast of some of the most popular and well-known racetams. The oldest and most tested, tried and true of all nootropics are the racetam family. Racetams are distinguished by their pyrolllidine backbone or

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Well, it is yet another year and another new list of the top nootropics has been released, the top nootropics in 2016. This list has been carefully created by Peak Nootropics staff based on the data from our top selling products as well as from external trends we have observed. Like in previous years, efficacy, tolerability and price are the

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Phenylpiracetam, also known as Carphedon and Phenotropil, is an analogue of the classic nootropic compound piracetam. The compound possesses the same 2-oxo-pyrillidinone skeleton that all racetams share. The only real difference between it and it’s parent compound piracetam is the addition of a phenyl chain.  In addition to making it much stronger at lower doses it’s also reportedly more

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