Coluracetam vs Noopept: Which is Better?

Coluracetam is a racetam that affects acetylcholine, indirectly. Coluracetam is a high affinity choline uptake enhancer. This activity of the drug increases the efficiency of cholinergic neurons. Most drugs used to treat Alzheimer’s increase acetylcholine, because this neurotransmitter is tightly linked to learning and memory.

Noopept is not technically a racetam, but it behaves like a more potent version of Piracetam. Noopept is best known for its propensity to increase brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and nerve growth factor (NGF). Noopept is also neuroprotective (it protects the brain) in different situations like concussion.

One similarity between Coluracetam vs Noopept is that both nootropics are biologically active in minuscule quantities. A typical dose of Noopept is 10-30mg, whereas the standard dose for Coluracetam is anywhere from 3-30mg.

coluracetam vs noopept

Coluracetam vs Noopept Comparison Table

MechanismHigh affinity choline uptake (HACU) enhancerSimilar mechanism to Piracetam; NMDA receptors, and EEG patterns are affected
Effects (anecdotal)Improved mood, working memory and HD visionA mild cognitive boost with subtle psychostimulation
Most similar toPramiracetam (also a HACU enhancer)Piracetam
PerksMany people’s favorite nootropic, but little evidence to back up the claim that Coluracetam improves cognitionCost-effective, neuroprotective against different neurological insults, a more potent (and potentially better) version of Piracetam

Coluracetam vs Noopept User Experiences


My favorite Racetam family! HD vision, mood, choline uptake, memory and an amazing anxiolytic effect. Note that I feel like I can read people more easily on that. (3mg)


Colouracetam(7/10): This is my favorite racetam. I feel an increase in mood and a nice, clear, calm mind. For some reason, Ceretropic’s sublingual version is the only one that I feel noticable effects from. I will probably end up buying some bulk powder from them, because I’m thinking maybe I just got some bunk powder from the other vendor I tried.



I really like Noopept, even if I feel a bit robotic mood-like it’s worth the shot (Taken for 1 month on 1 month
off) (30mg)


Noopept(6/10): This stuff has such a psychedelic vibe for me. An increase in colors and an appreciation for scenery (LOL) are the main effects I felt from it. It didnt do too much for my anxiety, but I did find taking it sublingually helped my verbal fluidity in social situations, so that definetly a plus.


Where to Buy Coluracetam vs Noopept


Please see the following price comparison chart (last updated: 07/22/2016).

VendorQuantity (g)Cost ($)Cost per gramForm
Nootropics Depot0.513.9927.98Powder
Peak Nootropics
Pure Nootropics1.249.9941.66Solution
Mind Nutrition (EU)
Pure Bulk
Relentless Improvement
Absorb Health


VendorQuantity (g)Cost ($)Cost per gramForm
Nootropics Depot57.991.60Powder
Peak Nootropics1014.991.50Powder
Peak Nootropics2428.501.19Capsule
Pure Nootropics3018.950.63Powder
Mind Nutrition (EU)921.442.38Capsule
Pure Bulk
Relentless Improvement521.954.39Capsule
Absorb Health1019.992.00Capsule
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Xavier Kent

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