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Cognistar 30 Injection

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cognistar 30 Injection is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of stroke, head injury, and Alzheimer's disease. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines, depending on the illness it is being used for.

Cognistar 30 Injection is administered as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self administered. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible. 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, vertigo, sweating, agitation, fever, hallucinations, confusion, and flu-like syndrome. 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.

Uses of Cognistar Injection

Benefits of Cognistar Injection

In Stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs due to damage to the brain. Cognistar 30 Injection 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. Cognistar 30 Injection 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

Cognistar 30 Injection improves learning, memory and information processing (cognitive function) in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. These problems in memory and thinking may start interfering with daily activities and worsen your condition. This medicine will help in managing Alzheimer’s disease effectively. It will make it easier for you to carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life. It can take several weeks for your symptoms to improve; so keep using the medicine even if you do not think it is working.

Side effects of Cognistar Injection

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 Cognistar

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vertigo
  • Sweating
  • Agitation
  • Fever
  • Anxiety
  • Hallucination
  • Confusion
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Cognistar Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cognistar Injection works

Cognistar 30 Injection is a nerve repairing medicine. It works on the brain by repairing the nerve cells and improves their survival.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cognistar 30 Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cognistar 30 Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cognistar 30 Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Cognistar 30 Injection 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 Cognistar 30 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cognistar 30 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cognistar 30 Injection
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Quick Tips

  • Cognistar 30 Injection consists of biological peptides which enhance nerve repair.
  • It is not known to cause serious side effects. Nausea, headache, and vertigo may occur.
  • Do not take in case of epilepsy and severe kidney problem.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

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NEURO CNS

Patient Concerns

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Fell down hit back head and vomit at the same time Now she is playing no other problems
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, please consult a pediatrician for clinical evaluation to rule out head injury.Recurrent vomitigs, headache, bleed, swelling or lethargy may indicate head injury.
I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Vipul Aggarwal
Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
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Country of Origin: India
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