9 key areas to understand about Cognizin Citicoline Supplement (especially for Age group of 55-85 years)

At home, office or in travel, you carry a zip log of supplements with you. Right? Not just you, nearly 27,000 U.S. adults who are 20 or older use at least one supplement in their daily routine.

It could be multivitamin or any other diet supplement, but these are supposed to be adding to good health along side of daily habits of having a healthy platter.

Great so far.

According to a report, Vitamin C is one of the popular supplement followed by Vitamin E, calcium and vitamin D.

Have you previously heard of Cognizin Citicoline? 

Citicoline is a brain chemical that your body makes naturally.  Now, it is available as Cognizin Citicoline supplement.

It is also available as an injection or as a shot into the muscle.

#1. Why it is used?

Primarily, it is used as a prescription medicine to improve brain function particularly for those who are recovering from stroke. 

This is an ongoing practice in Japan and Europe currently. 

But widely used as a dietary supplement in the U.S.

#2. Treats Health disorders

Patients those who are seeking cure from memory loss as an aging factor find benefits from this supplement.

Additionally, it treats Alzeimer’s, Parkinson, bipolar disorder and improves vision in patients with glaucoma.

#3. Method of its work

Citicoline works to increase a brain chemical called phosphatidylcholine.

Further, it also increases the functioning of other chemicals that send messages to the brain.

#4. Age group

Memory loss persistent in the age group of 55 to 85 years who may show up a decline in their memory and thinking skills that occur with age are likely to be recommended with Cognizin Citicoline supplement.

Cognizin Citicoline 250mg – 60 count

#4. Benefits of Oral Consumption

Research suggests that citicoline successfully improves a proportion of memory, learning and speaking among those patients who had an injury to the brain.

  • Shows improvement signs among Parkinson patients, but does not solve tremors.
  • Shows improvement in some patients with glaucoma.
  • Complete recovery from stroke within 3 months.
  • Increases strength in people who are recovering from a bleed in the brain.
  • Long-term cerebrovascular diseases, such as stroke experience an improvement in memory and behavior.
  • Works effectively on bipolar disorders.
  • Treats depression

Premarket Assessment of Citicoline and Mecobalamin in IV & 1m form

#5. Side effects

There are not too many side effects with the consumption of Cognizin Citicoline which are problematic.

However, some may experience –

  • Insomnia (Sleeplessness)
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain

Jarrow formulas, Citicoline, CDP Choline, 250mg, 60 capsules

#6. Who are Restricted from Use?

Pregnant mothers are not recommended to use this supplement.

If you are breast-feeding, it is safe to avoid this supplement.

#7. Use for children

Children up to the age of one year or up to the age of 13 years are allowed for oral consumption of Citicoline.

Cognizin Citicoline Multivitamins 250mg , 150 count

#8. Dosage Levels

For decline in memory and thinking skills that normally occurs with aging – a dosage of 1000-2000 mg of citicoline is recommended per day.

For eye disorders – 500 – 1600 mg per day.

For stroke – 500- 2000 mg of citicoline per day from the point of stroke occurrence is recommended.

Cognizin Citicoline – 250mg – 150 capsules

#9. Injection

A shot into the muscle is considered for eye disorders.  Similarly it is also used for decline in memory and to recover from stroke.


Most often research and physicians say that supplements can be replaced by adding nutrients to your daily diet, as stated in a Harvard article. 

You need certain specific dosage levels of nutrients per day in the form of food that has vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

When you lack these or have been affected with some short term or long term illness, there may be a need to use supplement under the guidance of a physician.

Therefore, using a supplement with the consent and supervision of a physician is always recommended. 

Further it is also true that supplements enable fulfill the deficit of vitamins in the body with the daily dosage and even work efficiently in curing the disease.

(Original source credit: WebMD)

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