Citicoline


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Cerebrovascular disorders; Head injury; Parkinson's disease; Cognitive disorder As tab: 500 mg once daily or bid, or 1,000 mg once daily. As solution: 100-200 mg bid or tid. IV/IM Cerebrovascular disorders; Head injury; Parkinson's disease; Cognitive disorder 500-1,000 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food. Take w/ or between meals.
Contraindications
Hypertonia of the parasympathetic nervous system.
Special Precautions
Patients with persistent intracranial haemorrhage. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Cardiac disorders: Bradycardia, tachycardia. Gastrointestinal disorders: Diarrhoea, epigastric discomfort, stomach pain. General disorders and administration site conditions: Fatigue. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness, headache. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Rashes. Vascular disorders: Hypotension.
Drug Interactions
May potentiate the effect of levodopa.
ATC Classification
N06BX06 - citicoline ; Belongs to the class of other psychostimulants and nootropics.
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