Zydus Cadila

Composition for Citico Products

Citico Products are primarily used for

About Citico Products

Uses of Citico Products

Citicoline is used in the treatment of stroke, head injury, Alzheimer's disease and dementia in Parkinson's disease.

Citico Products side effects


Side Effects of Citico are Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Decreased blood pressure, Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats).

How Citico Products work

Citicoline is a nerve protecting medicine. It works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells, protects them from damage and improves their survival.

Patient Concerns about Citico Products

Frequently asked questions about Citico Products

Frequently asked questions about Citicoline

Q. I have been prescribed Citico 500mg Tablet for Alzheimer’s disease. What is its role, and how does it work?
Citico 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 Citico 500mg Tablet?
There are no studies to determine the effect of alcohol on treatment with Citico 500mg Tablet. However, since Citico 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 Citico 500mg Tablet to improve memory and learning?
No, students should not take Citico 500mg Tablet since studies show that Citico 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 Citico 500mg Tablet in stroke?
In cases of stroke caused due to blood clots, taking Citico 500mg Tablet orally can help the patient recover completely within 3 months. Also, giving Citico 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.

Products for Citico

Citico 500mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Zydus Cadila
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Citico 1000mg Tablet CR
strip of 10 tablet cr
Zydus Cadila
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