Author Details
Written By
BDS
Reviewed By
DM, MD
Last updated:
15 Sep 2020 | 10:49 AM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Citigap 500mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Citigap 500mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of stroke, head injury, Alzheimer's disease and memory loss (dementia) in Parkinson's disease. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells. Therefore, it improves learning and memory.

Citigap 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects that may be seen with this medicine include decreased blood pressure, stomach pain, diarrhea, and irregular heart rate. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you ever had any problems with your kidneys or if you have or ever had any seizures (epilepsy or fits). Your dose depends on your age and the condition you are being treated for. Always let your doctor know about all the medicines that you are taking before you start with your treatment. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding, before using this medicine.

Benefits of Citigap Tablet

In Stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs due to damage to the brain. Citigap 500mg Tablet helps in speeding up the recovery process in patients who have undergone stroke. It decreases brain damage, promotes healing and enhances the overall health of the patient.

In Head injury

In cases of head injury, damage to the brain may cause further complications. Citigap 500mg Tablet helps the damaged tissues to heal faster and improves patient condition. It is usually given for a longer duration. Keep taking it as prescribed to get maximum benefit.

In Alzheimer's disease

Citigap 500mg Tablet improves learning, memory and information processing (cognitive function) in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Do not stop taking it unless advised by the doctor. This medicine will help in managing Alzheimer’s disease effectively.

In Dementia in Parkinson's disease

Dementia in Parkinson’s disease refers to problems in memory and thinking that are advanced, interfering with daily activities and quality of life. Citigap 500mg Tablet helps in managing these symptoms in a safe manner that can be used for a long term. This will make it easier for you to carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.

Side effects of Citigap Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Citigap

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Citigap Tablet

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. Citigap 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Citigap Tablet works

Citigap 500mg Tablet is a nerve protecting medicine. It works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells, protects them from damage and improves their survival.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Citigap 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Citigap 500mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Citigap 500mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Citigap 500mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Citigap 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Citigap 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Citigap 500mg Tablet
₹49.5/Tablet
Colihenz Tablet
La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹52/Tablet
5% costlier
Citimac Tablet
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹55.2/Tablet
12% costlier
₹62.7/Tablet
27% costlier
Strocit 500 Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹63/Tablet
27% costlier
Storax 500 Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹63.1/Tablet
27% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Citigap 500mg Tablet helps in the treatment of stroke, head injury, Alzheimer's disease, and dementia in Parkinson's disease.
  • Do not take this medicine in higher amounts or frequency than that told by your doctor.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop allergic reaction after taking the medication.
  • Side effects such as trouble sleeping, diarrhoea, stomach pain, decreased blood pressure, irregular heart rate may occur with Citigap 500mg Tablet. These may not be with everyone.
  • Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Pyrimidine Ribonucleoside Diphosphate
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

arrow
Parkinson's disease tremors ,Insomnia.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Use Dhanadanayanadi kashayam 15ml twice a day with 15 ml water before food and Zandopa 10 grams twice a day witk milk after food and Tab Dhanvantari Vati 1-0-1 after food for 2 months
Sir, My father ( an advocate) has developed symptoms of Alzheimer recently and sometimes he takes medicines on his own. He gets weak and unable to walk after taking tablets. Is there any test which can tell which medicines that he took? He takes Ayurved, Allopath, Homeopathy all and does not listen to me. Kindly help
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathology
Dear Sir Thank you for consulting with me. Alzheimer's disease is a difficult disease to handle since patient develops dementia or forgetfulness. There are no blood tests which can tell you which medicines he took. Please consult a neurologist/ Psychiatrist
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Citigap 500mg Tablet ?

FAQs

Q. I have been prescribed Citigap 500mg Tablet for Alzheimer’s disease. What is its role, and how does it work?

Citigap 500mg Tablet is a form of an essential nutrient called choline which is naturally present in the body. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells. Therefore, it improves learning, memory and cognitive function (processing information or perception) in Alzheimer’s disease.

Q. Can I take alcohol during treatment with Citigap 500mg Tablet?

There are no studies to determine the effect of alcohol on treatment with Citigap 500mg Tablet. However, since Citigap 500mg Tablet is prescribed for stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, head injury, and age-related memory impairment, it is best to avoid the consumption of alcohol.

Q. Can students take Citigap 500mg Tablet to improve memory and learning?

No, students should not take Citigap 500mg Tablet since studies show that Citigap 500mg Tablet is effective only in age-related memory problems, memory problems associated with long-standing stroke, and in Alzheimer’s disease. Moreover, there is no data available for use of this medicine in children.

Q. What is the role of Citigap 500mg Tablet in stroke?

In cases of stroke caused due to blood clots, taking Citigap 500mg Tablet orally can help the patient recover completely within 3 months. Also, giving Citigap 500mg Tablet either intravenously (injecting the medicine in vein directly) within 12 hours of having stroke or daily for 7 days after the stroke can help the patient recover sooner.

Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Citicoline. Laguna Philipines: Amherst Laboratories; 2019. [Accessed on 22 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 20 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Scf-289, 2Nd Floor, Motor Market, Manimajra, Chandigarh - 160101, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2021

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Citigap 500mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP495  Get 15% OFF
Best Price
₹420.75
Inclusive of all taxes
Best price is valid on orders above ₹499
10 tablets in 1 strip
Add To Cart
Additional offers
Paytm: Pay with Paytm and get cashback up to ₹500. Assured cashback of ₹25. Minimum order value ₹750. Offer is applicable on 1st Paytm transaction with 1mg. Valid from 11th November to 30th November 2020.
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.