Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of stroke. It protects the nerve cells in the brain from damage and also helps to repair the damaged nerve cells. This medicine should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
Some common side effects of this medicine include hyperactivity, stomach pain, nervousness, and decreased blood pressure. However, these are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while taking this medicine as this medicine may cause diarrhea. This medicine may cause weight gain and to control it, you should have a balanced diet and exercise regularly.Read more: Somazina Plus 400
WHAT IS SOMAZINA PLUS?
SOMAZINA PLUS contains Citicoline and Piracetam
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is a combination of Citicoline and Piracetam. It is used in the treatment of stroke (a condition that occurs due to decreased blood flow to your brain). It works by increasing the level of certain brain chemicals necessary for proper brain function. It also prevents damage to your nerve cells and nourishes them back to health again.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet shows side effects like headache, sleeplessness, weight gain, stomach discomfort, and diarrhoea. These side effects may subside by themselves as your body adjusts to this medicine. However, consult your doctor if these side effects persist or worsen.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet can be taken with or without food. Your doctor will determine the dose and duration of treatment based on the severity of your health condition. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems or any other brain-related conditions. This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 18 years of age. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.
WHAT SOMAZINA PLUS IS USED FOR?
It is used,
To enhance memory function
To treat cortical myoclonus (involuntary muscle twitching)
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Have ever been affected by kidney or liver problems
Suffer from any allergies
Suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed speak to your doctor before taking this medicine
Tell your doctor if you are taking following medicines such as non-prescription supplements, vitamins, or herbal products
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always use SOMAZINA PLUS as you have been prescribed by your doctor
Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor
The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated
If you take more SOMAZINA PLUS
Contact your doctor or nearest hospital casualty department immediately
If you forget to take SOMAZINA PLUS
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
If you stop taking SOMAZINA PLUS
Do not stop taking this tablet before consulting your doctor
Store in a cool and dry place
Protect from light and moisture
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
USES OF SOMAZINA PLUS TABLET
BENEFITS OF SOMAZINA PLUS TABLET
Stroke is a medical emergency that occurs due to damage to the brain. Somazina Plus 400 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.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SOMAZINA PLUS TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Somazina Plus
- Weight gain
- Stomach pain
- Decreased blood pressure
HOW TO USE SOMAZINA PLUS 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. Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW SOMAZINA PLUS TABLET WORKS
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Citicoline and Piracetam. Citicoline is a nerve protecting medicine. It works on the brain by nourishing the nerve cells, protects them from damage and improves their survival. Piracetam is a GABA (gamma amino butyric acid) analogue. It works by protecting the brain and nervous system against shortness of oxygen and also affects various ion channels on nerve cell membrane.
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Somazina Plus 400 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Somazina Plus 400 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of Somazina Plus 400 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness. This may affect your driving ability.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
- Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may cause drowsiness and shakiness which may affect your concentration and driving ability so do not drive unless you are feeling well.
- Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
- Somazina Plus 400 Tablet can cause weight gain, maintain good eating habits and exercise regularly to prevent this.
- Side effects such as trouble sleeping, diarrhoea, stomach pain, decreased blood pressure, irregular heart rate may occur, which is not with everyone. Inform your doctor if you notice any other side effect.
When not to use?
Avoid taking Somazina Plus 400 Tablet if you are allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face/tongue/throat, etc.
Severe kidney impairment
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is filtered by the kidneys and removed from the body via urine. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use if you have severe kidney problems as it may further worsen your condition.
A cerebral haemorrhage is a condition characterized by uncontrolled bleeding in your brain. Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a history of this condition as it may worsen your condition.
Huntington’s disease is a brain condition that causes the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It may cause uncontrolled, irregular and unpredictable muscle movements, emotional problems, and loss of thinking ability. Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use in such condition.
Hypertonia is a condition of too much muscle tension in your body. This condition makes it difficult to flex and move around normally. Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use if you have this condition.
Warnings for special population
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant before taking this medicine.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as this medicine may pass into breastmilk which could harm your baby. Therefore, consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet should not be discontinued abruptly as it may cause symptoms such as a headache, anxiety, seizures (abnormal and uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain causing uncontrolled jerking of the body), etc. Your doctor may suggest an appropriate regimen to gradually stop the treatment.
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet should be used with caution in elderly people due to increase risk of side effects.
Use in children
Somazina Plus 400 Tablet is not recommended for use in children less than 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not clinically established.
Driving or operating machines
Use of Somazina Plus 400 Tablet may cause drowsiness or dizziness. Avoid performing activities that require high mental alertness such as driving vehicles or operating machines until you know how this medicine affects you.
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