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CITELEC 250MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 115.01 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for CITELEC

Citicoline(250 mg)

food interaction for CITELEC

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Citelec 250mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CITELEC

Citicoline(250 mg)

Uses

Citelec 250mg injection is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease (brain disorder that affects memory and intellectual ability), stroke (decreased blood supply to brain), dementia in parkinson's disease (a disorder of the nervous system that causes difficulties with movement and balance), age related memory loss and head trauma.

How it works

Citelec 250mg injection seems to increase a brain chemical called phosphatidylcholine. This brain chemical is important for brain function. Citelec 250mg injection might also decrease brain tissue damage when the brain is injured.

Common side effects

Headache, Shivering, Blurred vision, Hallucination, Shortness of breath, Vertigo, Increased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Chest pain, Allergic reaction, Decreased blood pressure, Nausea, Edema, Insomnia, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for CITELEC

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  • STROCIT 250 MG INJECTION
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    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 56.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 113
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  • STROCIT 250 MG INJECTION
    (4 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 48.25/ML of injection
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    Rs. 193
    save 16% more per ML of injection
  • CITROK 250MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Molekule India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 44.77/ML of injection
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    Rs. 89.55
    save 22% more per ML of injection
  • CITISTAR 250 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 47.75/ML of injection
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    Rs. 95.50
    save 17% more per ML of injection
  • NUROCOL 250 MG INJECTION
    (4 ML injection in vial)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 200
    save 13% more per ML of injection

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    MBBS, MD
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Expert advice for CITELEC

Consult your doctor before you start citicoline. 
  • If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant.
  • Stop taking citicoline and consult a doctor if you experience signs of allergic reactions.

Frequently asked questions for CITELEC

Citicoline

Q.Is citicoline safe?
Yes, citicoline is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is citicoline is a stimulant?
Yes, citicoline is a psychostimulant and may be used to stimulate alertness and energy

Q.Is citicoline bad for you?
No, citicoline is a natural chemical found in the body. Use of citicoline in prescribed doses has beneficial effects

Q.Is citicoline a prescription drug?
Citicoline is a prescription drug. However, patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is citicoline found natural?
Yes, citicoline is natural chemical found in the body

Q.Is citicoline approved by FDA?
Yes, citicoline is approved by FDA as a nutrition supplement

Q.Is citicoline a drug?
Citicoline is a drug. It is a natural supplement used for neurological dysfunction caused due to aging or traumatic brain injury

Q.Does citicoline increase dopamine?
Yes, citicoline is known to influence dopamine levels by increasing dopamine synthesis

Q.How long does citicoline take to work/ kick in?
Citicoline is absorbed almost immediately and works/ kicks in relatively quickly.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)