Strolin 500 (Citicoline)
What is Strolin 500 (Citicoline) used for?
Strolin 500 (Citicoline) is a type of brain chemical occurring naturally in the body. It is given orally as a supplement, often to treat Alzheimer's, dementia, trauma to the head, stroke, memory loss caused by old age, Parkinson's disease and glaucoma. This supplement was first developed in Japan to treat strokes. It is often prescribed for mental problems related to problems with the circulation in the brain, and is sometimes sold as a dietary supplement.
This product may increase a chemical in the brain known as phosphatidylcholine, a chemical important for the functioning of the brain, and might also help to reduce damage to brain tissue caused by injury.
How should I use Strolin 500 (Citicoline)?
The dosage required for Strolin 500 (Citicoline) varies depending on the condition. Consult your physician before you take this so that you can be prescribed the correct dosage to treat your particular condition. Some patients using this product to treat a decline in thinking skills are advised to take 1000mg to 2000mg per day. Treatment of chronic cerebrovascular disease can sometimes require 600mg per day. Treatment of a stroke caused by a clot may require 500mg to 2000mg of this product to be taken per day, starting within the first 24 hours of the stroke occurring.
What are the side effects of Strolin 500 (Citicoline)?
If taken for a short term, up to 90 days, the side effects of Strolin 500 (Citicoline) may be minimal. However, some patients may notice:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Strolin 500 (Citicoline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.