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Citimac P Tablet 10

Citimac P Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Citicoline Citicoline is used in the treatment of memory problems in elderly people. It helps to overcome the problems of memory loss in people aged above 50 and below 85 years. Thus, it is given for patients with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson’s disease, and attention deficit-hyperactive disorder (ADHD). Citicoline use also helps in complete recovery after an ischemic stroke. Piracetam Piracetam is used with other drugs in the treatment of myoclonus, a brain disorder which causes jerky, twitchy and uncontrolled movements of the muscles of the arms and the legs.

    Mode of drug action


    Citicoline Citicoline action mainly includes increasing the synthesis of chemical compounds called phosphatidylcholine and acetylcholine which are required for repairing and regenerating the damaged neural membrane. It also increases the blood flow to the brain, thereby, improving the brain function. Piracetam Piracetam belongs to a group of drugs called the GABA analogs. It acts on the brain and protects it from oxygen depletion.

    What are the common side effects?

    Citicoline The common side effects of citicoline include sleeplessness, headache, low or high blood pressure, nausea, diarrhea, blurred vision and chest pain. These are experienced only by some patients taking citicoline. Piracetam The common side effects of piracetam are stomach discomfort, pain, gas formation, nausea, irritation, headache, sleep disturbance, dizziness, and confusion.

    Warning

    Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while using the drug Citimac P.

    • Do not take the drug Citimac P without doctor’s prescription.

    • Avoid taking the drug Citimac P during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    • Discontinue Citimac P drug and consult the doctor immediately if allergic reactions are observed.

    • Do not use Citimac P medication while suffering from renal impairment.

    • Do not use the drug Citimac P while suffering from serious conditions such as brain hemorrhage or bleeding problems.

    What else should I know?

    1. In how many days does a person recover from an ischemic stroke with citicoline? Usually, citicoline given within 12 hours after the stroke and daily once thereafter helps in recovery within 7 days.

    2. What is the oral dose of citicoline for stroke due to a clot? The usual oral dose of citicoline for stroke due to a clot is 500-2000 mg per day. The first dose should be given within 24 hours of the stroke. This medication should be continued for 3 months for a complete recovery.

    3. How should I store the citicoline tablets? Store the citicoline tablets in their original package at room temperature, away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep all the medicines out of reach and sight from children.

    4. What is the dose of oral citicoline for Parkinson’s disease in adults? The usual oral dose of citicoline for Parkinson’s disease in adults is about 200-600 mg, to be taken in divided doses. Always consult a doctor to know the right dose for you.

    5. Should I take citicoline with food? You may take the citicoline with or without food. Piracetam

    1. Is it safe for me to get pregnant while using piracetam? You should not opt for pregnancy while using piracetam but should use contraceptive methods to avoid pregnancy. In case of becoming pregnant, immediately reach out to a doctor.

    2. How much of piracetam medicine should I take? The usual starting dose of piracetam is

    7.2 gm per day, to be taken in separate doses.

    3. Can I stop taking the piracetam tablets immediately if my condition is normal? Abrupt discontinuation of piracetam can lead to twitching and jerking movements. So avoid it.

    4. Is it safe driving after piracetam medication? It is advisable not to drive after taking piracetam due to the chances of dizziness and shakiness which can alter the thinking and reaction.

    5. How should I take the piracetam tablets? Swallow the tablets with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew them as it can release the tablet contents at once.

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