Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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: Storax PR Tablet
WHAT IS STORAX PR?
STORAX PR contains Citicoline and Piracetam
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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 STORAX PR IS USED FOR?
It is used,
To enhance memory function
To treat cortical myoclonus (involuntary muscle twitching)
Storax Pr Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat acute stroke. It has citicoline and piracetam as its active components. Storax Pr protects the brain cells from damage and helps to repair them.
It also increases blood flow and oxygen consumption in parts of the brain. The medicine is meant to be taken orally with a sufficient amount of water.
Major & minor side effects for Storax PR Tablet
- Difficulty in breathing
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
- Weight gain
- Stomach pain
- Shaking of hands or feet
- Change in blood pressure
- Blurred vision
- Irregular heartbeat
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Have ever been affected by kidney or liver problems
Suffer from any allergies
Suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed speak to your doctor before taking this medicine
Tell your doctor if you are taking following medicines such as non-prescription supplements, vitamins, or herbal products
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always use STORAX PR as you have been prescribed by your doctor
Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor
The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated
If you take more STORAX PR
Contact your doctor or nearest hospital casualty department immediately
If you forget to take STORAX PR
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
If you stop taking STORAX PR
Do not stop taking this tablet before consulting your doctor
Store in a cool and dry place
Protect from light and moisture
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Warnings for special population
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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
Storax PR 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 Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.
When not to use?
Avoid taking Storax PR 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
Storax PR 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 Storax PR 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. Storax PR Tablet is not recommended for use in such condition.
Interaction with Alcohol
Avoid taking alcohol with Storax PR Tablet as it may cause undesired effects.
Interaction with Medicine
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.
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. Storax PR Tablet is not recommended if you have this conditions.
Q. How to manage weight gain associated with the use of Storax PR Tablet?
There are reports which suggest that the use of Storax PR 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 Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.
Storax PR 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.