Piracetam and Aniracetam are the two popular drugs from the Racetam family. Stacking of the two popular drugs yields a number of benefits. Ingesting these two drugs does not only give the benefit of each Racetam but also its synergistic effects lead to cognitive enhancement and increase of overall mental performance. On the other hand, each of the drugs has a different half-life which results in a higher dose of one compound than the other.


Piracetam was the first nootropic and the oldest drug. Many studies have been conducted on Piracetam and it has been proven as a safe and toxin-free drug with a recommended dosage. Users take this drug for memory enhancement, learning power, alertness and focus.


Comparatively, Aniracetam is more effective than Piracetam. With small doses, Aniracetam yields huge benefits. It is found to develop concentration and memory and also reduces anxiety and stress.

Stacking nootropics

The combination of both drugs improves the effects of each drug. Piracetam aids in the oxygenation of cerebral cortex where Aniracetam helps to improve memory and concentration. It also eases neurological disorders. In addition to that, Aniracetam helps to form new synapses and plasticity of synapses. Piracetam improves memory and gives the ability to repair and protect the brain from neural loss due to ailments. The combined nootropics give highly favorable results on the treatment for traumatic brain injuries, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Benefits of the Stacks

The entire Racetam family drugs focus on improving memory and learning. However, the benefit of each drug differs.

Piracetam is taken for focus and long-term improvement in learning. Aniracetam benefits with reducing anxiety and boosting mood. On the other hand, the stack intensifies the benefit of each drug. It has been believed that Piracetam helps to open the oxygen pathways in the cerebral cortex where Aniracetam carries out its respective function. Eventually, the stack increases cognitive effects.

After taking the stacks, if the user suffers from a headache, then it is recommended to include a meager amount of Choline in the Piracetam-Aniracetam stack. The user can begin with 250 mg of Citicoline or Alpha-GPC. To obtain the better results the user may increase the Choline quantity to 500 mg. If still the headache persists, then it is advised to alter the stack in order to be free from it.

Changes in stacks

Every individual possesses a different brain chemistry which varies from person to person. If a stack does not work out for the body, then the user can shift to another stack. If the user makes a change in the stacks, it should be continued at least for 3-4 weeks. Many options are available to make out changes.

  • The user can switch Piracetam with other Racetam drugs
  • He can change his Choline source with others such as CDP Choline or Centrophenoxine
  • The users can add other nootropic supplements such as Lion’s Mane Mushroom to promote the nerve growth.

Although Piracetam was the first nootropic, people are using it as a standalone or in stacking. The users are advised to start with small doses to avoid potential side effects.

By Sienna