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Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of stroke. Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule is a combination medicine that protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells.

Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule can be taken with or without food at the same time each day to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the blood. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important not to stop taking this medicine without talking to the doctor.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nervousness, itching, chest tightness, stomach pain, blurred vision and abnormality of voluntary movements. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause weight gain, therefore you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking this medicine as this medicine may cause diarrhea.

Uses of Citic P Capsule

Citic P Capsule side effects

Common
  • Weight gain
  • Hyperactivity
  • Stomach pain
  • Nervousness
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Citic P Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Citic P Capsule works

Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Citicoline and Piracetam. Citicoline is a nerve protecting medicine. It works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells, protects them from damage and improves their survival. Piracetam is a GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) analogue. It works by protecting the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and also affects various ion channels on nerve cell membrane.

Citic P Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule
₹51/Capsule
Strocolin P 500mg/800mg Capsule
Carise Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹51/Capsule
same price

Expert Advice

  • Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule is generally prescribed for memory enhancement, neurological and cognitive disorders and conditions such as Stroke, Parkinsonism and Alzheimer diseases.
  • Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule may cause drowsiness and shakiness which may affect your concentration and driving ability so do not drive unless you are feeling well.
  • Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Citic P 500mg/800mg Capsule can cause weight gain, maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly to prevent this.
  • Side effects such as trouble sleeping, diarrhoea, stomach pain, decreased blood pressure, irregular heart rate may occur, which is not with everyone. Inform your doctor if you notice any other side effect.

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FAQs

Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Citic P?

There are reports which suggest that the use of Citic P can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight. An important to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain rather than losing increased weight.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Citic P?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Unilab. Citicoline; 2019. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Piracetam. Slough, Berkshire: UCB Pharma Limited; 2004 [revised 09 Feb. 2017]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Citicoline. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Piracetam. Brussels, Belgium: UCB Pharma S.A.; 2017. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Carise Pharmaceuticals, Plot No B/7, Bhurabhai Complex, Sarkhej, Near Ujala Circle,, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 382210, India
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