Prexaron Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of stroke. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells. This medicine should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Prexaron Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
Some common side effects of this medicine include hyperactivity, stomach pain, nervousness, and decreased blood pressure. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.
Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking this medicine as this medicine may cause diarrhea. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly. Read more: prexaron plus
WHAT IS PREXARON PLUS?
PREXARON PLUS contains Citicoline and Piracetam
Tablet is a combination of Citicoline and Piracetam. It is used in the treatment of stroke. It works by preventing the damage to your nerve cells and nourishing them back to health again.
Tablet shows side effects like headache, sleeplessness, weight gain, stomach discomfort, and diarrhoea. However, these side effects may subside by themselves as your body adjusts to this medicine.
Tablet can be taken with or without food. Take it every day at the same time as prescribed by your doctor. The dose and duration of treatment will be determined by your doctor depending on the severity of your health condition. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Tablet is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, or any other brain-related conditions. This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 18 years of age. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.
WHAT IS USED FOR?
It is used,
To enhance memory function
To treat cortical myoclonus (involuntary muscle twitching)
BENEFITS OF PREXARON PLUS TABLET
Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs due to damage to the brain. Prexaron Plus Tablet helps in speeding up the recovery process in patients who have undergone stroke. It decreases brain damage, promotes healing and enhances the overall health of the patient.
SIDE EFFECTS OF PREXARON PLUS TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects
- Weight gain
- Stomach pain
- Decreased blood pressure
HOW TO USE PLUS TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW PREXARON TABLET WORKS
Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Citicoline and Piracetam. Citicoline is a nerve protecting medicine. It works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells, protects them from damage and improves their survival. Piracetam is a GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) analogue.
It works by protecting the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and also affects various ion channels on nerve cell membrane.
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Prexaron Plus Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Prexaron Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Prexaron Plus Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Prexaron Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prexaron Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Prexaron Plus Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Prexaron Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prexaron Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Prexaron Plus Tablet?
There are reports which suggest that the use of Prexaron Plus Tablet can cause weight gain. If you maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly, you might not gain any weight.
An important to remember is that it is easier to prevent weight gain rather than losing increased weight.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Prexaron Plus Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
- Prexaron Plus Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness which may affect your concentration and driving ability so do not drive unless you are feeling well.
- Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
- Prexaron Plus Tablet can cause weight gain, maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly to prevent this.
- Side effects such as trouble sleeping, diarrhoea, stomach pain, decreased blood pressure, irregular heart rate may occur, which is not with everyone. Inform your doctor if you notice any other side effect.
When not to use?
Avoid taking Prexaron Plus Tablet if you are allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, breathing difficulties, swelling of the face/tongue/throat, etc.
Severe kidney disease
Prexaron Plus Tablet is filtered by the kidneys and removed from the body via urine. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use if you have severe kidney problems as it may further worsen your condition.
A cerebral haemorrhage is a condition of localized bleeding in your brain. Avoid taking Prexaron Plus Tablet if you have a history of this condition as it may worsen your condition.
Huntington’s disease is a brain condition that causes the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It may cause uncontrolled, irregular and unpredictable muscle movements, emotional problems, and loss of thinking ability. Prexaron Plus Tablet is not recommended for use in such condition.
Hypertonia is a condition of too much muscle tension in your body. This condition makes it difficult to flex and move around normally. Less commonly, it may occur in older children and adults. Prexaron Plus Tablet is not recommended if you have this conditions.
Warnings for special population
Prexaron Plus Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Prexaron Plus Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as this medicine may pass into breastmilk which could harm your baby. Therefore, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Prexaron Plus Tablet should be used with caution if you have bleeding problems such as severe haemorrhage (bleeding or abnormal flow of blood), gastrointestinal ulcers (sores in the lining of the stomach and intestine that may cause internal bleeding), etc. as this medicine may increase the risk of excess bleeding.
Use in Children
Prexaron Plus Tablet is not recommended for use in children less than 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established.
Driving or operating machines
Use of Prexaron Plus Tablet may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Avoid performing activities that require high mental alertness such as driving vehicles or operating machines until you know how this medicine affects you.
Prexaron Plus Tablet should not be discontinued abruptly as it may cause symptoms such as a headache, anxiety, seizures (abnormal and uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain causing uncontrolled jerking of the body), etc. Your doctor may suggest an appropriate regimen to gradually stop the treatment.
Prexaron Plus Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney problems as it may increase the accumulation of this medicine in your body. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your kidney functions during treatment with this medicine.
Prexaron Plus Tablet should be used with caution if you have liver problems. No dose adjustment is required if you have only liver problems. However, if you have both liver and kidney problems, consult your doctor. Dose adjustment may be necessary for such conditions.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.