Nurocot 500mg Tablet helps in the treatment of stroke, head injury, Alzheimer’s disease, and memory loss (dementia) in Parkinson’s disease. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells.
Nurocot 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Your dose depends on your age and the condition you are being treated for.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
Some common side effects that may be seen with this medicine include decreased blood pressure, stomach pain, diarrhea, and irregular heart rate.
However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you ever had any problems with your kidneys or if you have or ever had any seizures (epilepsy or fits).
Always let your doctor know about all the medicines that you are taking before you start with your treatment. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding, before using this medicine.
Nurocot Tablet is used to treat altered consciousness due to heart injuries, brain operation, and reduced blood and oxygen supply to the brain. It contains citicoline as its active ingredient.
Tablet acts by improving the function of the brain and decreasing the release of free fatty acids. Take this Tablet in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You can take with or without food. However, take it at the same time every day to gain optimum benefit.
HOW TO USE NUROCOT TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nurocot 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW NUROCOT TABLET WORKS
Nurocot 500mg Tablet is a nerve protecting medicine. It works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells, protects them from damage and improves their survival.
WHAT IS NUROCOT 500MG?
NUROCOT 500MG contains Citicoline
NUROCOT 500MG contains citicoline which is naturally occurring compound and building block of the cell membranes.
It improves cerebral function by increasing blood flow to the brain and enhances cerebral metabolism. This medicine is being commonly prescribed for impaired brain function due to ischaemic neurotoxicity.
It works by increasing the brain chemical and decreasing the damage of brain tissues. It is a potent brain-health nutrient and nootropic.
It improves cellular communication by increasing the availability of neurotransmitters, including acetylcholine, norepinephrine, and dopamine. The commonly observed adverse effects were rash, insomnia, numbness of paralyzed extremities, nausea and feeling of warmth.
Always take NUROCOT 500MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water. Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, vision problems.
If you have any kidney, liver or heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine. The common side effects are headache, low or high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision and gastrointestinal disorders (i.e., stomach pain, diarrhoea).
WHAT NUROCOT 500MG IS USED FOR?
It is used for Alzheimers disease and other types of dementia, head trauma, cerebrovascular disease such as stroke, age-related memory loss, Parkinsons disease, attention deficit-hyperactive disorder (ADHA) and glaucoma
BENEFITS OF NUROCOT TABLET
In Treatment of Stroke
A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs due to damage to the brain. Tablet helps in speeding up the recovery process in patients who have undergone stroke. It decreases brain damage, promotes healing, and enhances the overall health of the patient.
In Treatment of Head injury
In cases of head injury, damage to the brain may cause further complications. Tablet helps the damaged tissues to heal faster and improves the patient condition. It is usually given for a longer duration. Keep taking it as prescribed to get maximum benefit.
In Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease
Tablet improves learning, memory, and information processing (cognitive function) in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. Do not stop taking it unless advised by the doctor. This medicine will help in managing Alzheimer’s disease effectively.
In Treatment of Dementia in Parkinson’s disease
Dementia in Parkinson’s disease refers to problems in memory and thinking that are advanced, interfering with daily activities and quality of life. Tablet helps in managing these symptoms in a safe manner that can be used for the long term. This will make it easier for you to carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.
Q. I have been prescribed Tablet for Alzheimer’s disease. What is its role, and how does it work?
Nurocot 500mg Tablet is a form of an essential nutrient called choline which is naturally present in the body. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells. Therefore, it improves learning, memory, and cognitive function (processing information or perception) in Alzheimer’s disease.
Q. Can I take alcohol during treatment with Tablet?
There are no studies to determine the effect of alcohol on treatment with Tablet. However, since Nurocot 500mg Tablet is prescribed for stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, head injury, and age-related memory impairment, it is best to avoid the consumption of alcohol.
Q. Can students take Nurocot 500mg Tablet to improve memory and learning?
No, students should not take Tablet since studies show that Tablet is effective only in age-related memory problems, memory problems associated with long-standing stroke, and in Alzheimer’s disease. Moreover, there is no data available for use of this medicine in children.
Q. What is the role of Nurocot 500mg Tablet in stroke?
In cases of stroke caused due to blood clots, taking Tablet orally can help the patient recover completely within 3 months. Also, giving Tablet either intravenously (injecting the medicine in vein directly) within 12 hours of having a stroke or daily for 7 days after the stroke can help the patient recover sooner.
Nurocot 500mg Tablet helps in the treatment of stroke, head injury, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia in Parkinson’s disease.
Do not take this medicine in higher amounts or frequency than that told by your doctor.
Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
Inform your doctor if you develop an allergic reaction after taking the medication.
Side effects such as trouble sleeping, diarrhea, stomach pain, decreased blood pressure, irregular heart rate may occur with Tablet. These may not be with everyone.
Any of the side effects other than those mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
NUROCOT 500MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
NUROCOT 500MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, vision problems.
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.
NUROCOT 500MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.
NUROCOT 500MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.
Do not take if you are allergic to the medicine.
NUROCOT 500MG should be taken with caution in patients with lung disease. Consult your doctor for advice.
If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.