Prexaron Plus 500mg/800mg (Citicoline/Piracetam) is used mainly as a memory enhancer. It is used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and in patients with head trauma or CVA/cerebrovascular accident. It is also used as a dietary supplement to improve focus, cognition, mental energy, and memory. It is known for its psychostimulating properties too. It is also used in the treatment of dementia in Alzheimer’s disease to improve memory and thinking. The confusion and behavioral problems exhibited by elderly patients is helped with this medicine. Citicoline and piracetam in Prexaron Plus is believed to increase the supply of nutrients and antioxidants to the brain thus improving memory and mental health. It is also being used to treat learning problems as well as mental retardation in children.
Dosage and Administration
Prexaron Plus 500mg/800mg (Citicoline/Piracetam) is to be taken as advised by the doctor up to 3 times a day. It should be taken with a glass of water but with or without food as convenient. The dosage and duration of treatment will depend upon the patient’s response to the medication. The tablet is to be taken whole without breaking, chewing, or splitting before consuming it.
The most common side effects associated with Prexaron Plus 500mg/800mg are:
- Blood pressure changes
- Body weight changes
- Stomach pain
- Mood changes
- Increased motor activity
Less common side effects you may experience include:
- Swelling on the skin.
Prexaron Plus 500mg/800mg should not be taken if you are allergic to any of the components of the medication. If an allergic reaction occurs, with symptoms such as difficulty breathing, chest tightness, or swelling; then it is advised to proceed to the emergency room immediately.
Before taking Prexaron Plus 500mg/800mg, you should advise your doctor if you:
- Are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Are trying to conceive
- Have any other allergies.
- Have any other health problems
- Are on herbal supplements
- Have clotting disorders or bleeding issues.
Drug Interactions with Citicoline/Piracetam
Not much is known about interactions with Citicoline/Piracetam, however, it is important that any reaction be brought to the attention of your prescribing doctor.