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Citicoline
Injections

 

 

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Drug Category:
Neurotonic
 

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Composition:
SAURAN 2ml Injection: Each 2ml ampoule contains:
Citicoline (as Citicoline Sodium)…….. 250 mg
SAURAN 4ml Injection: Each 4ml ampoule contains:
Citicholine (as Citicholine Sodium)…… 1000mg.
 

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Indications:
1. Disturbance of consciousness associated with head injury or brain surgery.
2. Promotion of rehabilitation of the upper extremities in patients with hemiplegia following cerebral apoplexy.
3. Treatment in combination with anticholinergics in the following cases of parkinson's disease, in which tremor is especially severe:
- Cases in which adverse reactions have developed under treatment with L-DOPA.
- Cases in which the administration of L-DOPA is difficult because of laparotomy or complication.
- Cases in which L-DOPA is ineffective.
4. Concomitant therapy with protease inhibitors in the treatment of the following diseases:
- Acute pancreatitis.
- Acute exacerbation of chronic recurrent pancreatitis.
- Acute pancreatitis after surgery.
 

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Dosage and Administration:
1. In cases of disturbance of consciousness due to head injury or brain surgery:
Usually for adults 100-500mg Citicoline is administered once or twice a day, by intravenous drip infusion, intravenous injection or intramuscular injection. The dose may be adjusted according to the patient's age and condition.
2. In cases of hemiplegia after cerebral apoplexy:
Usually, 1000mg of Citicoline is administered intravenously, once a day, for four consecutive weeks, or, 250mg of Citicoline is administered intravenously, once a day, for four consecutive weeks.
3. In cases of Parkinson's disease: Usually 500mg of Citicoline is administered intravenously, once a day together with an anticholinergic. When the therapeutic effect has reached the maximum after 3-4 weeks of administration, discontinue the administration of Citicoline and observe the course with anticholinergic alone.
In cases of pancreatitis: Usually, 1000mg of Citicoline is administered by intravenous injection for two consecutive weeks, in combination with protease inhibitor.
 

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Storage:
Protect from heat and light.
Keep all medicines out of reach of children.
 

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Presentation:
SAURAN 250mg/2ml Injection: Pack of 1 ampoule.
SAURAN 1000mg/4ml Injection: Pack of 1 ampoule.

 

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