Citicoline Side Effects

Report Citicoline Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Citicoline, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Citicoline side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Citicoline.

Examples: headache, dizziness

The most commonly reported Citicoline side effects are:
Epilepsy (2 reports)
Light Headeness (2 reports)
Sleepiness (2 reports)
Dyspepsia (1 reports)
Erectile Disfunction (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.

To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Citicoline side effects . You can also compare Citicoline side effects or view FDA reports.

Citicoline Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Citicoline reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.

The appearance of Citicoline on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

on Mar 22, 2012 Female from SPAIN , 44 years of age, was treated with Citicoline. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Citicoline side effects: hepatitis. Citicoline dosage: 1 G, Uid/qd.
Associated medications used:
  • Dabigatran Etexilate (110 Mg, Bid)
  • Flecainide Acetate (100 Mg, Bid)
  • Vesicare (5 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Keppra (1500 Mg, Bid)
  • Clopidogrel (75 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Paroxetine Hydrochloride (20 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Ranitidine (150 Mg, Uid/qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Pneumonia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Cardiac Failure Acute, Stevens-johnson Syndrome
Patient was taking Citicoline. Patient felt the following Citicoline side effects: pneumonia, alanine aminotransferase increased, aspartate aminotransferase increased, cardiac failure acute, stevens-johnson syndrome on Feb 17, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 71 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Citicoline dosage: 500 Mg, 2x/day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Radicut (30 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Cefazolin Sodium (1 G, 2x/day)
  • Plavix (75 Mg, Daily)
  • Ozagrel Sodium (80 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Lipitor (10 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Cerebid (8 Ml, 2x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cerebral Infarction
Adverse event was reported on Jun 13, 2011 by a Female taking Citicoline (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 78 years of age, After Citicoline was administered, patient encountered several Citicoline side effects: cerebral infarction.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 3

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Reported deaths: 2

Reported hospitalizations: 3

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