Citilin 250mg Injection 4ml

Nootropics And Neurotrophics Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION contains Citicoline which belongs to a group of medicines called Psychostimulants. CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is used in adults to treat disturbances of consciousness that occurs due to head injuries, brain operation, and acute cerebral infraction.

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is also used to treat Alzheimer’s disease (brain disease that affects memory and thinking skills) and memory loss due to Parkinson’s disease (age related degenerative brain condition). It is also indicated for use in the recovery phase of cerebral infarction (poor blood supply to the brain) in affected individuals. 

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Citicoline. It is also not recommended for use in patients suffering from hypertonia (muscle overactivity), persistent intracranial haemorrhages (bleeding inside the brain), and/or severe kidney disease.

Before receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you have a history of epilepsy/fits, suffering from depression, scheduled for a surgery, and/or have liver disorders.

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary.

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is advised to be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if it is clearly necessary. It is also advised to be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years) after consulting the doctor.

The most common side effects of receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION are diarrhoea, nausea, stomach pain, rash, insomnia (sleeplessness), and/or occurrence/intensification of numbness. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

USES OF CITILIN 250MG INJECTION

  • Treats disturbances of consciousness that occurs due to head injuries, brain operation, and acute cerebral infraction.
  • Treats Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (memory loss) due to Parkinson’s disease.
  • Helps in the recovery phase of cerebral infarction (poor blood supply to the brain) in affected individuals

HOW CITILIN 250MG INJECTION WORKS

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION works by increasing the synthesis of phosphatidylcholine (chemical that produces acetylcholine, responsible for memory and other bodily functions) which leads to improved cerebral function and cognitive function in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. It also works by repairing neuronal membranes and damaged cholinergic neurons via potentiation of acetylcholine production and reduction of free fatty acid accumulation at stroke-induced nerve damage site which results in the prevention neuronal cell death thus helping in the recovery phase of cerebral infarction in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous infusion or into a muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CITILIN 250MG INJECTION

COMMON

  • diarrhoea, nausea, stomach pain
  • rash
  • insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • occurrence/intensification of numbness

UNCOMMON

  • excitation, convulsions
  • general discomfort, anorexia (eating disorder)
  • diplopia (double vision)
  • blood pressure changes
  • shock, shortness of breath
  • distressed feeling of the chest

RARE

Stop receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of shock (life threatening condition that occurs due to insufficient blood flow to the body) such as drop in blood pressure, distressed feeling of the chest, and/or shortness of breath

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea:

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom worsens.

Nausea:

Take CITILIN 250MG INJECTION with or just after a meal. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil rich or spicy foods, sugary snacks and drinks. Avoid drinking too much liquid along with your meals, drink slowly in between meals. Inform your doctor if the condition worsens.

Rash:

Do not scratch the affected area. Wear protective clothing while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult and inform your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION should be used with caution during pregnancy only if it is clearly necessary. Inform your doctor immediately if you get pregnant while on treatment with CITILIN 250MG INJECTION. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary since it is not known whether the medicine passes through breast milk. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines until the full effect of CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is known.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION because it might the effect of the medicine.

KIDNEY

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney problems. It should be used with caution in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease such as renal impairment. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

LIVER

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION should be received with caution in patients with liver disorders.  Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not receive CITILIN 250MG INJECTION if you are allergic to Citicoline, and/or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is not recommended for use if you:

  • are hypertonic (muscle overactivity)
  • suffer from persistent intracranial haemorrhages (persistent bleeding inside the brain)

Before receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have a history of epilepsy/fits
  • suffer from depression
  • are scheduled for a surgery
  • have trimethylaminuria (fish odour syndrome)

Use in Paediatrics:

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

Use in Geriatrics:

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION.

INTERACTIONS

A.Drug - Drug interactions:

Before receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you are receiving any of the following medicine:

  • levodopa, carbidopa, entacapone (medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease)
  • meclofenoxate (used as a dietary supplement to treat dementia)

Overdosage:

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital, and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor or nurse if you experience any unusual symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Citicoline
Pharmacological Category :   Pyrimidine ribonucleoside diphosphates
Therapeutic Indication :   Disturbance in consciousness (due to head injuries, brain operations, acute cerebral infraction), Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Syrup, Solution, Oral drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CITILIN 250MG INJECTION out of reach of children.
  • Do not store CITILIN 250MG INJECTION above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT CITILIN 250MG INJECTION

What is CITILIN 250MG INJECTION used for?

GBNKEYWORD] is used to treat disturbances of consciousness that occurs due to head injuries, brain operation, and acute cerebral infraction in affected individuals. It is also used to treat Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss due to Parkinson’s disease which is also indicated for use in the recovery phase of cerebral infarction (poor blood supply to the brain) in affected individuals. 

What are the side effects of CITILIN 250MG INJECTION?

The most common side effects of receiving CITILIN 250MG INJECTION are diarrhoea, nausea, stomach pain, rash, insomnia (sleeplessness), and/or occurrence/intensification of numbness. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

How CITILIN 250MG INJECTION works?

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION works by increasing the synthesis of phosphatidylcholine (chemical that produces acetylcholine, responsible for memory and other bodily functions) which leads to improved cerebral function and cognitive function in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. It also works by repairing neuronal membranes and damaged cholinergic neurons via potentiation of acetylcholine production and reduction of free fatty acid accumulation at stroke-induced nerve damage site which results in the prevention neuronal cell death thus helping in the recovery phase of cerebral infarction in affected individuals.

How CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is administered?

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous infusion or into a muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

What happens if CITILIN 250MG INJECTION is received more than its required dosage?

CITILIN 250MG INJECTION will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital, and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor or nurse if you experience any unusual symptoms.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. CNS Stimulants and Cognition Enhancers. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page - 491.

2. Salvatore Putignano, Pietro Gareri, Alberto Castagna, Giuliano Cerqua, Pasquale Cervera, Antonino Maria Cotroneo, Francesco Fiorillo, Roberto Grella, Roberto Lacava, Antonio Maddonni, Saverio Marino, Alice Pluderi, Daria Putignano, Filomena Rocca. Retrospective and observational study to assess the efficacy of citicoline in elderly patients suffering from stupor related to complex geriatric syndrome. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central.  [Revised in May 2012] [Accessed on 6th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3363302/

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count test
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    CITICOLINE 250MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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