BRAND NAME: ERIPIRA C
COMPOSITION: CITICOLINE 500 MG + PIRACETAM 400 MG
CITICOLINE 500 MG + PIRACETAM 400 MG is used in the treatment in the treatment of stroke. It is also used in the treatment of other cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. A stroke is a fatal medical condition in which the brain cells are deprived of oxygen and other nutrients. The blood connection to the brain is disrupted leading to a stroke.
Citicoline 500 mg and piracetam 400 mg tablets are composed of two medicines – Citicoline which nourishes the brain cells and protects them from damage whereas Piracetam enhances the function of a chemical messenger in the brain acetylcholine which conducts brain cell communication. Altogether, this medicine prevents life-threatening condition stroke.
Take Citicoline 500 mg and piracetam 400 mg tablets as prescribed by your doctor. Do not change the dose and duration of the medicine yourself. Swallow the tablet completely without chewing or cutting it with a glass of water or any liquid. Consume this medicine until the full prescribed dosage ends. Do not discontinue its usage without any advice from the doctor.
A list of preventive measures is provided below before starting the use of this medicine.
Some side effects associated with the usage of Citicoline 500 mg and piracetam 400 mg tablets in some patients are:
Contact your doctor promptly if any of these side effects persist for longer durations and do not self-resolve. The doctor may alter your dose to treat these side effects.
Q1. Which is the main role of Citicoline 500 mg and piracetam 400 mg tablets in treating stroke?
This combination of medicines helps to treat stroke by decreasing the buildup of fatty acid in the brain which cause stroke to occur. Piracetam protects the brain from shortness of oxygen.
Q2. Is this medicine safe to use?
In most cases, this medicine is found to be effective and safe against stroke and other cognitive disorders.
Q3. Can diabetic and hypertensive patients take Citicoline 500 mg and piracetam 400 mg tablets?
Do consult your doctor before using this medication if you have high sugar or suffer from blood vessel disorders.
Q4. What are the symptoms of a stroke?
Symptoms of stroke include difficulty breathing, uncoordinated movements, trembling of the hands, muscle pain, extreme fatigue, and involuntary eye movement. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any such symptoms.