Gralin

Gralin

citicoline

Manufacturer:

Gracia Pharmindo
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Citicoline Na
Indications/Uses
Loss of consciousness due to brain injury, head trauma or brain surgery & cerebral infarction. Accelerated upper limb rehabilitation in post apoleptic hemiplegia patients w/ relatively mild lower limb paralysis presenting w/in 1 yr & rehabilitated & given usual oral drug therapy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IV Loss of consciousness due to head trauma or brain surgery 100-500 mg, 1-2 times daily. Psychological or nervous disorders in cases of impaired consciousness in acute cerebral infarction 1,000 mg once daily for 2 consecutive wk. Post-hemiplegia apopletic cases 1,000 mg once a day for 4 consecutive wk, if improvement is seen, continue for another 4 wk.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Co-administer w/ drugs that work as brain pressure or antihemorrhagia & keep body temp low in acute & severe situations. Avoid giving high doses (>500 mg at a time) if intracranial bleeding still occurs.
Adverse Reactions
Rash, insomnia, headache, dizziness, convulsions. Nausea, anorexia. Abnormal liver function values in laboratory tests. Diplopia. Warm sensation, temporary BP changes or malaise.
ATC Classification
N06BX06 - citicoline ; Belongs to the class of other psychostimulants and nootropics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Gralin inj 500 mg
Packing/Price
4 mL x 5 × 1's
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