Somazina

Somazina

citicoline

Manufacturer:

Ferrer

Distributor:

Pacific Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Citicoline
Indications/Uses
Oral soln: Stroke, acute phase & its neurological sequelae; traumatic brain injury & its neurological sequelae; cognitive & behavioural impairment secondary to chronic vascular & degenerative cerebral disorders. Inj: CVA in acute & subacute phase. Recent head trauma & their sequelae.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Oral soln Adult 500-2,000 mg daily administered directly or dissolved in a ½ glass of water (120 mL). Inj 1,000-2,000 mg daily IM, slow IV inj or infusion (infusion rate: 40-60 drops/min). Can be administered orally.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take w/ or between meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Parasympathetic hypertonia.
Special Precautions
Oral soln: May cause asthma in patients w/ hypersensitivity to acetylsalicyclic acid. Fructose intolerance. Pregnancy & lactation. Inj: In case of persistent intracranial hemorrhage, it is recommended to administer Somazina very slowly at 30 drops/min.
Adverse Reactions
Oral soln: GI disorders. Inj: Hypotension & parasympathetic effects.
Drug Interactions
Somazina reinforces the effects of levodopa. Inj: Do not administer w/ centrophenoxine. Oral soln: Do not administer along w/ medicaments containing meclofenoxate. 
ATC Classification
N06BX06 - citicoline ; Belongs to the class of other psychostimulants and nootropics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Somazina oral drops 100 mg/mL
Packing/Price
30 mL x 1's
Form
Somazina inj 1000 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 1's
Form
Somazina oral soln 1000 mg
Packing/Price
10 mL x 6 × 1's
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