Strocoz 500 mg Tablet
STROCOZ 500MG contains citicoline which is naturally occurring compound and building block of the cell membranes.
It improves cerebral function by increasing blood flow to the brain and enhances cerebral metabolism. This medicine is being commonly prescribed for impaired brain function due to ischaemic neurotoxicity.
It works by increasing the brain chemical and decreasing the damage of brain tissues. It is a potent brain-health nutrient and nootropic.
It improves cellular communication by increasing the availability of neurotransmitters, including acetylcholine, norepinephrine, and dopamine. The commonly observed adverse effects were rash, insomnia, numbness of paralyzed extremities, nausea and feeling of warmth.
Always take STROCOZ 500MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water. Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, vision problems.
If you have any kidney, liver or heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine. The common side effects are headache, low or high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision and gastrointestinal disorders (i.e., stomach pain, diarrhoea).
Strocoz 500 Tablet helps in the treatment of stroke, head injury, Alzheimer’s disease, and memory loss (dementia) in Parkinson’s disease. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells.
Strocoz 500 Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Your dose depends on your age and the condition you are being treated for. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
Some common side effects that may be seen with this medicine include decreased blood pressure, stomach pain, diarrhea, and irregular heart rate.
However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you ever had any problems with your kidneys or if you have or ever had any seizures (epilepsy or fits).
Always let your doctor know about all the medicines that you are taking before you start with your treatment. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding, before using this medicine. Read more: Strocoz 500
USES OF STROCOZ 500MG
- Treat ischaemic neurotoxicity
HOW STROCOZ 500MG WORKS
STROCOZ 500MG increases choline stores available for other biosynthetic pathways. It appears to decrease glutamate levels in the brain and increase adenosine triphosphate, which in turn offers protection against ischemic neurotoxicity.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Always take STROCOZ 500MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water.
SIDE EFFECTS OF STROCOZ 500MG
- Low or high blood pressure
- Nausea, vomiting
- Blurred vision
- Chest pain
- Gastrointestinal disorders (i.e., stomach pain, diarrhoea)
- Vascular side effects (i.e., hypotension, tachycardia, bradycardia)
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Nausea and vomiting:
Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.
Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.
Drink lot of fluid, such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.
Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s belongs to a group of medications called ‘psychostimulants’ used to treat stroke, head trauma or injury, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and glaucoma.
A stroke occurs due to insufficient blood supply to the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive age-related memory loss. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that affects movement. Glaucoma is an eye problem that occurs due to damage to the optic nerve, responsible for vision.
Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s contains ‘Citicoline’, a psychostimulant or nootropic used to nourish and minimize damage to the nerve cells in various conditions associated with the brain. It increases the activity of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord).
It regenerates nerve cells by promoting the synthesis of phospholipids (forms neuronal membrane) in the brain. It improves learning, memory, judging, and thinking processes. It can improve recovery in patients with disturbance in consciousness in patients with head injury or any other problems associated with the brain and who underwent surgery.
Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s is available in the form of a tablet or injection. The tablet form is swallowed as a whole; do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. A healthcare professional will administer the injection; do not self-administer.
You may experience some side effects such as gastrointestinal disturbances, including nausea, constipation or diarrhea, abdominal pain, headache, blurred vision, insomnia (trouble sleeping), hypotension (decrease in blood pressure), increase or decrease in heart rate, and restlessness.
Most of these side effects do not require medical attention. However, if the symptoms persist or get worsen, consult a doctor immediately.
Before taking Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s, inform your doctor if you have any known allergy to citicoline or any other ingredients present in it.
Inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Uses of Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s
Stroke, head injury, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and glaucoma
Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s contains ‘Citicoline,’ which belongs to the class of ‘psychostimulants.’ It is used to promote brain health.
It is used to treat stroke, head injury, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and glaucoma. It protects the brain from neurotoxicity (damage to the brain). It acts as a precursor for phospholipids (present in the outer membrane of the nerve cell) and also stimulates phospholipid synthesis in the brain.
It also stimulates blood flow and oxygen consumption in the brain. This promotes brain activity and improves cognition, memory, and thinking capabilities in patients with progressive brain disorders. It accelerates the recovery rate in patients with neurological diseases (diseases affecting the brain).
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Strocoz-500mg Tablet 10’s
- Insomnia (trouble sleeping)
- Hypotension (decrease in blood pressure)
- Blurred vision
- Increase or decrease in heart rate
BENEFITS OF STROCOZ TABLET
In Treatment of Stroke
In Treatment of Head injury
In Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
In Treatment of Dementia in Parkinson’s disease
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
STROCOZ 500MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
STROCOZ 500MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, vision problems.
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.
STROCOZ 500MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.
STROCOZ 500MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.
Do not take if you are allergic to the medicine.
STROCOZ 500MG should be taken with caution in patients with lung disease. Consult your doctor for advice.
If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Tell your doctor, if you are taking:
- Carbidopa, levodopa and entacapone
|Pharmacological Category||:||Nootropics and Neurotonics/Neurotrophics|
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Ischemic neurotoxicity|
|Dosage Forms||:||Tablet, Injection, Syrup, Oral drops|
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT STROCOZ 500MG
Is STROCOZ 500MG good for the brain?
It is used by the body to produce acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter essential for brain and nervous system functions including memory, muscle control and mood.
Can STROCOZ 500MG be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
It is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
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