Citifar

Citifar

citicoline

Manufacturer:

Ravian Life Sciences

Distributor:

Bell-Kenz Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Citicoline Na
Indications/Uses
Head trauma of varying severity. Cerebrovascular disease eg, stroke. Cognitive disorders of diverse etiology. Parkinson's disease.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab 500 mg once daily or bid. IM/IV inj Adult 1 g daily. Childn 100-500 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Patients w/ hypertonia of the parasympathetic nervous system.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ persistent intracranial hemorrhage or stroke (larger doses could provoke an increase of the cerebral blood flow). Patients suffering from trimethylaminuria, Parkinson's disease & those w/ depression in anamnesis. Renal & hepatic damage. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Fleeting & discrete hypotensive effect, increased parasympathetic effects & low BP. Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, chest tightness, tingling in mouth & throat.
Drug Interactions
Potentiated the effects of levodopa & L-dihydroxy phenylalanine. Concomitant use w/ meclofenoxate.
ATC Classification
N06BX06 - citicoline ; Belongs to the class of other psychostimulants and nootropics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Citifar soln for inj 250 mg/mL
Packing/Price
4 mL x 5 × 1's (P1,125/box)
Form
Citifar FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P1,995/box)
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