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Pizaro-CT Tablet

Manufactured byWAVES BIOTECH PVT LTD
ContainsCiticoline (500 mg) + Piracetam (800 mg)
Description

Pizaro-CT Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used along with other medicines for the treatment of acute stroke. It may also be used for the treatment of neurological and cognitive disorders. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pizaro-CT Tablet

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Bleeding and bruising
  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Shaking of hands or feet
  • Sleeplessness
  • Change in pulse rate
  • Change in blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Blurred vision

Uses of Pizaro-CT Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute stroke
  • Other degenerative disease of the brain
  • Cerebral insufficiency (insufficient functioning of brain)
  • Cortical myoclonus (frequent uncontrolled sudden twitching of muscles)
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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 absolutely 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 absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

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

Impaired Liver function

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe renal impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment (CrCl < 20 ml/min) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Cerebral hemorrhage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of localized bleeding in the brain due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Huntington's disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Huntington's disease, a genetic disorder where the brain cells die quickly, causing a deterioration of mental and physical abilities over time.

Hypertonia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from abnormal muscle tension and stiffness due to nerve damage in the brain. This condition may also be present in patients 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 absolutely 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 absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Abrupt withdrawal

The use of this medicine should not be discontinued abruptly since some patients may suffer from withdrawal symptoms such as a headache, anxiety, etc. Your doctor may suggest an appropriate titration regimen prior to stopping treatment with this medicine.

Kidney diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from an impaired kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Cardiovascular diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Use in Elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients since the risk of serious adverse effects is significantly higher. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

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

Driving or operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine.

Hypotension

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of hypotension due to the increased risk of further hypotensive effects. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take 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 treatment or contact the doctor in case of an 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

Warfarin

Aspirin

Levodopa

Levo-Thyroxine (Synthetic)

Disease interactions

Kidney disease

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

Bleeding disorders

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from bleeding disorders due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine 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
Citicoline is believed to work by replenishing necessary chemicals in the brain that regulate the process of cognition and awareness and also play a vital role in neural communication. Piracetam is believed to work by improving the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Neurotrophics, Nootropics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09210

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Information on this page was last updated on 14 Jun 2019

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