Psychostimulants, medicines used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), nootropic agents. Other psychostimulants and nootropic agents
The active substance of the medicine – citicoline — stimulates the biosynthesis of neuronal structural membrane phospholipids, which is confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging data. Due to this mechanism of action, citicoline improves the functioning of membrane ion transporters and receptors whose modulation is required for normal nerve impulse conduction.
– Stroke, acute phase of cerebrovascular disorders and treatment of complications and consequences of cerebrovascular disorders.
– Traumatic brain injury and its consequences.
– Cognitive disorders and behavioral disorders due to chronic vascular and degenerative cerebral disorders.
The medicine should be administered intravenously or intramuscularly. If the medicine is administered intravenously, it should be used in a form of slow intravenous injection (over 3–5 minutes depending on the dose administered) or intravenous drip (40–60 drops per minute).
The recommended dose for adults is 500–2000 mg per day depending on the severity of the symptoms. The maximum daily dose is 2000 mg.