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CITIMET 500 MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 400 for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
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Composition for CITIMET

Citicoline(500 mg)

food interaction for CITIMET

alcohol interaction for CITIMET

pregnancy interaction for CITIMET

lactation interaction for CITIMET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Citimet 500 mg tablet 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 CITIMET

Citicoline(500 mg)

Uses

Citimet 500 mg tablet 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

Citimet 500 mg tablet seems to increase a brain chemical called phosphatidylcholine. This brain chemical is important for brain function. Citimet 500 mg tablet 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

Common Dosage for CITIMET 500 MG TABLET

Patients taking CITIMET 500 MG TABLET

  • 71%
    Once A Day
  • 29%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CITIMET

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    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 49.30/tablet
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    Rs. 493
    pay 23% more per tablet
  • CITISTAR 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 49.40/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 494
    pay 23% more per tablet
  • STORAX 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 48.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 487
    pay 22% more per tablet
  • PREXARON 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 48.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 487
    pay 22% more per tablet
  • STROLIN 500 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 46.40/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 464
    pay 16% more per tablet

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4

Expert advice for CITIMET

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 CITIMET

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 07 March, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)