Citicoline is used in the treatment of alzheimer's disease, age related memory loss, stroke, dementia in parkinson's disease and head trauma. Citicoline is also used as a supplement.
How it Works
Citicoline is a brain chemical that occurs naturally in the body. Citicoline as a medicine it is taken by mouth as a supplement or given by IV or as a shot. Citicoline helps to increase a brain chemical called phosphatidylcholine. Phosphatidylcholine is important for proper brain function. Citicoline also helps to decrease brain tissue damage when the brain is injured.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Citicoline can include the symptoms below; Headache, Shivering, Blurred vision, Increased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Chest pain, Allergic reaction, Decreased blood pressure, Hallucination, Shortness of breath, Vertigo, Nausea, Edema, Insomnia, Vomiting.