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Citelec 500 MG Syrup

Manufactured byStrides Shasun Ltd.
ContainsCiticoline
Description

Citelec 500 MG Syrup is a medicine that is similar to a substance that helps in the regulation of many vital processes in the brain as well as the body. It influences cognitive abilities and improves nerve transmission. It is also believed to repair damaged nerve cells in the brain. Hence, it is used in many diseases of the brain to improve the symptoms and overall quality of life.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Citelec 500 MG Syrup

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Shaking of hands or feet
  • Sleeplessness
  • Change in pulse rate
  • Change in blood pressure
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Blurred vision

Uses of Citelec 500 MG Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute ischemic stroke
  • Cerebral insufficiency
  • Parkinsonism
  • Alzheimer's disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to citicoline or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Hypertonia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having abnormal muscle tension and stiffness due to nerve damage in the brain. This condition is also present in people who have had a brain surgery to remove certain specific nerves.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may rarely cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take/Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Levodopa

Meclofenoxate

Disease interactions

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take/Administer this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Do not take/administer in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine is believed to work by replenishing some necessary chemicals in the brain that regulate the process of cognition and awareness and also play a vital role in neural communication. This medicine is known to positively influence a host of other vital processes at the cellular level both inside and outside the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Nootropics, Neurotrophics

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 25 October 2017]. Available from:

https://www.unilab.com.ph/assets/product-info/cholinerv.pdf

Citicoline (CDP-choline): mechanisms of action and effects in ischemic brain injury. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 30 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7477743
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Information on this page was last updated on 14 Oct 2019

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