Tablet Presentation

Each Film coated controlled release tablet Contains:
Citicoline IP 500/1000 mg

Citicoline helps in the biosynthesis of choline containing phosphoglycerides
It is the source of choline and cytidine which has nootropic and neuroprotective effects.
It increases the synthesis of acetylcholine, norepinephrine and dopamine in the central nervous system
It allows the restoration of Na+/K+-ATpase activity.
It improves learning and memory problems.

Indications

  • In mania
  • Stroke
  • Hypomania
  • Cocaine abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • It also decreases the ischaemic lesions

Mechanism of Action

Citicoline works by crossing the blood brain barrier and it reaches the central nervous system and causes the biosynthesis of structural phospholipids of neuronal membranes and increase the metabolism of brain.

Pharmacokinetics

Absorption- It is rapidly absorbed in the Gastrointestinal tract
Metabolism- It is metabolized to cytidine and choline
Excretion- It is excreted via urine

Side Effects

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Epigastric discomfort

Contraindications

Contraindicated in hypertonia of the parasympathetic nervous system

Precautions

Ask your doctor before using it in pregnancy and lactation

Drug Interactions

Levodopa

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