Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S

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Type

Tablet

Feature

500mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Citicoline Sodium

Composition

Citicoline Sodium 500 mg

Brand

Schazoo Pharmaceutical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Cercolin tablet is a chemical that is also naturally produced by the human body. It is prescribed as a medicine commonly used to treat or help with memory loss, improve the vision of people experiencing glaucoma, and help patients who have had strokes to recover. It is also commonly prescribed during the treatment of brain conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, bipolar disorder, or lazy eye.

Cercolin tablet performs the function of increasing the number of chemicals in the brain also known as phosphatidylcholine. This certain chemical is very essential for balanced brain function. Cercolin tablet may also increase other chemicals that send messages to the brain. Cercolin tablet may be highly effective for elderly patients aged 50-85 that suffer from memory loss. 

Cercolin tablet when consumed by mouth may not cause some patients to experience side effects. Some patients may experience side effects such as insomnia, trouble sleeping, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, or stomach pain. Cercolin tablet when administered as an injection by a medical professional may also not cause any problematic side effects to most patients. 

Indications

Cercolin tablet can be used to treat:

  • Cognitive, sensitive, motor, and neuropsychological disorders of degenerative or Vesiculo cerebral etiology.
  • Help in memory loss
  • Improve vision in glaucoma patients 
  • Bipolar disorder 
  • Lazy eye 
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease

How To Use Cercolin tablet

Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally with water to help the tablet flow down the throat easily. It can be consumed with or without food and should not be chewed or crushed. Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S should be ingested only as directed by the medical expert

How Does Cercolin tablet Work

Cercolin tablet performs the function of increasing the number of chemicals in the brain also known as phosphatidylcholine. This certain chemical is very essential for balanced brain function. Cercolin tablet may also increase other chemicals that send messages to the brain. 

Dosage

Children Dosage 

Above 12 years old: 100mg 2-3 times a day. 

Adult Dosage 

600-2000mg daily  

Pregnancy Use And Lactation 

It is unknown whether Cercolin tablet is safe to be consumed by pregnant women or not, Cercolin tablet may be prescribed when highly essential under the care and supervision of a doctor, otherwise, Cercolin tablet is not recommended to be consumed by pregnant women. 

It is unknown whether Cercolin tablet is safe to be consumed by breastfeeding women and should be avoided and only consumed when prescribed as safe by a medical expert.

Precautions

 Please inform your doctor about the following before consuming Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  • Persistent intracranial hemorrhage 

Contraindications 

Please inform your doctor about the following or history of following before consuming Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  • Parasympathetic hypertonia 

Interactions With Other Medications

  • Levodopa 

Adverse Effects

Common Effects

  • GI disturbances 
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea 
  • Insomnia 
  • Constipation 
  • Dizziness

Rare Effects 

  • Hypotension 
  • Parasympathetic effects

How To Cope-Up With Effects 

Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe

Nausea or diarrhea- Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.

Constipation- Can be combated by adding more fibers to the patient’s diet, asking the patient to drink plenty of fluids, and increasing their physical activity to trigger contractions in the intestines.

Feeling dizzy- If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Insomnia- patients are advised to keep a comfortable room temperature and drink warm fluids before bed, patients can also listen to calm and slow music while going to bed.

Key Points 

  • Patients are recommended to take it with meals (if orally) to avoid an upset stomach. 
  • Patients are required to avoid alcohol during treatment as it might affect the health of the patient negatively. 
  • Patients are required to report to a hospital if they experience symptoms such as diarrhea, dizziness, or changes in a heartbeat. 

FAQs

Q1. HOW TO STORE Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

Q2. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

An extra dose or two of Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not known to cause any harm but excess ingestion of Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor

Q3. WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Q4. WILL Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

Q5. WILL Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

Q6. CAN Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

Yes. It can cause dizziness. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Q7. DOES Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S CAUSE ADDICTION?

No. This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

Q8. CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Cercolin 500mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Alcohol is also known to lower your blood pressure which if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during your treatment.