Citicoline Sodium by Shreeji Pharma International is offered in different packaging options. In the body, citicoline sodium is a naturally occurring chemical. It is taken by mouth as a supplement or injected directly into a vein (via IV) or shot directly into a muscle.
Technical Specifications :
How does it work:
The brain chemical known as phosphatidylcholine seems to be increased by citicoline. It is crucial for brain function. In addition, it could enhance the levels of other chemicals in the brain that send messages.
Applications Or where it is used:
Citicoline sodium was found to be beneficial for preventing dementia progression in the review. Among healthy individuals, it improves cognitive functions and prognoses after stroke.
How to use:
When taken as a medicine, it is either taken orally or injected (by IV) or shot into the muscle. Citicoline was originally prescribed to help people who were healing from strokes improve their memory, thinking, and cognitive abilities.
Dosage of usage
Adolescents and adults have been administered dosages of 250 to 2,000 mg per day in clinical trials. In short-term (6 weeks) trials, dosages as low as 100 mg twice daily have been used with combination therapy.
Citicoline is rarely associated with side effects for those who take it by mouth. However, some people may experience side effects such as insomnia, blurred vision, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain, chest pain, and others.
Warnings and precautions while using this product
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is not clear if citicoline is safe to use when pregnant or nursing. You should stay away from it.