BRAND NAME: IFYCEN -P.
COMPOSITION: Citicoline 500 mg + Piracetam 400mg.
PACKING: 60ml with outer & measuring cap.
Citicoline + Piracetam syrup is a combination medicine that belongs to the class of medication called central nervous system agents. The medicine is used in the treatment of acute stroke. A stroke is a fatal disease that happens when the blood supply to the brain is cut off and brain cell begins to die. The brain, similar to other body parts requires blood and nutrients to properly function and when its requirements are not met this can lead to a stroke. It is a serious life-threatening disease responsible for millions of causalities each year.
The active ingredient Citicoline work by repairing the neuronal membrane and cholinergic neurons by increasing phosphatidylcholine synthesis and potentiating the production of acetylcholine, thereby it reduces the build-up of free fatty acids at the site of stroke-induced nerve damage. Another, active ingredient Piracetam improves the activity of a chemical messenger called acetylcholine which helps in communication between brain cells. It also protects the brain and the nervous system from the shortness of stroke thereby preventing the stroke.
Do not self-medicate the medicine and take the syrup as per the prescribed dosage and duration. Some people may observe side effects such as weight gain, nervousness, diarrhea, headache, muscle spasm, nausea, and vomiting. Talk to your doctor if the side effects persist or get severe. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of the active ingredients used or similar medicines. Also, inform the doctor about your medical health history and current health conditions.
Combination medicine is used in the treatment of stroke. Citicoline is a nerve-protecting medicine that works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells and subsequently protects them from any damage. Piracetam is a GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) analog that prevents stroke by protecting the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and also affects various ion channels on the nerve cell membrane.
Usually, there are mild to temporary side effects of Citicoline + Piracetam Syrup that resolve over time. The side effects depend on the individual physique and response to the therapy. In case your side effects persist or get severe with time, immediately consult your doctor. The list of side effects noticed with the usage of Citicoline + Piracetam Syrup is given below:
When two or more two drugs are taken together they may interact with each other and cause negative health effects. Drugs can also interact with certain food items or under the influence of certain health conditions.
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Interaction with Diseases:
1. Avoid consuming alcohol without a doctor’s consultation as it may worsen the condition.
2. Do not drive or perform any mental activity that requires you to concentrate as this medicine is known to cause nervousness or shakiness.
3. Pregnant women should consult a doctor before consuming the syrup to ensure the safety of the mother and child.
4. If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorders, consult your doctor to know the risks or get better recommendations.
5. Store the medicine in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
6. Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets. Properly dispose of expired and discarded medicine.