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. Shicolin 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Shicolin is a stimulant which is used for acute period of ischemic stroke (sudden death of brain cells in a localized area due to inadequate blood flow), rehabilitation period after ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, head injury and cognitive abnormalities at degenerate and vascular diseases of brain.
Shicolin is not known to increase blood pressure. Shicolin has shown to have a short-term hypotensive (blood pressure lowering) action. Talk to your doctor if you have raised blood pressure after taking Shicolin as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Apr 2017.