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Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of stroke. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells. This medicine should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. 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 and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include hyperactivity, stomach pain, nervousness, and decreased blood pressure. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking this medicine as this medicine may cause diarrhea. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

Uses of Citinol PR Tablet

Side effects of Citinol PR Tablet

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

How to use Citinol PR 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. Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Citinol PR Tablet works

Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet 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.

Safety Advice

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

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Quick Tips

  • Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet is generally prescribed for memory enhancement, neurological and cognitive disorders and conditions such as Stroke, Parkinsonism and Alzheimer diseases.
  • Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet 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.
  • Citinol PR 500mg/800mg Tablet 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 Citinol PR?

There are reports which suggest that the use of Citinol PR 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 Citinol PR?

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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