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N Citi 500mg Tablet

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

Introduction

N Citi 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.

N Citi 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 N Citi Tablet

In Stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs due to damage to the brain. N Citi 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. N Citi 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

N Citi 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. N Citi 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 N Citi 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 N Citi

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

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

How N Citi Tablet works

N Citi 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 N Citi 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of N Citi 500mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of N Citi 500mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether N Citi 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 N Citi 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of N Citi 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • N Citi 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 N Citi 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

Patient Concerns

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treatment for Parkinson's disease taking now syndopa cr 125, raslect n other medicine isn't this disease fully curable pls help n give u r opinion
Dr. Ravindra Srivastava
Neuro Surgery
MEDICINE CONTROLS THE SYMTOMS. IF MEDICINES FAIL TO CONTROL THE DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION SURGERY IS BEING DONE.
Problem of headache due to stroke engine n head by a swing,with anxiety and vomiting twice in 6 days
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Get ct head n eye check
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FAQs

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

N Citi 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 N Citi 500mg Tablet?

There are no studies to determine the effect of alcohol on treatment with N Citi 500mg Tablet. However, since N Citi 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 N Citi 500mg Tablet to improve memory and learning?

No, students should not take N Citi 500mg Tablet since studies show that N Citi 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 N Citi 500mg Tablet in stroke?

In cases of stroke caused due to blood clots, taking N Citi 500mg Tablet orally can help the patient recover completely within 3 months. Also, giving N Citi 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.

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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

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