Review Article
Volume 9 Issue 4 - 2021
“Pharmacological Action and Clinical Use of the Drug Ceraxon (Citicoline): A Review of Experimental Data and Clinical Studies
ME Sergienko*
Road Clinical Hospital at St. Chelyabinsk Russian Railways JSC, Chelyabinsk, Russia
*Corresponding Author: ME Sergienko, Road Clinical Hospital at St. Chelyabinsk Russian Railways JSC, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Received: April 01, 2020; Published: March 31, 2021


Cytidine 5-diphosphocholine (CDP-choline, or citicoline) is an indispensable intermediate in the biosynthesis of structural phospholipids in cell membranes, in particular phosphatidylcholine. The review is dedicated to the study of citicoline (Ceraxon). The experimental data on its effect on traumatic injury and experimental cerebral edema, as well as the results of clinical use in traumatic brain injury and its consequences, are highlighted.

Keywords: Citicoline; Acetylcholine; Traumatic Brain Injury; Cerebral Edema; Post-Traumatic Memory Impairment


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Citation: ME Sergienko. “Pharmacological Action and Clinical Use of the Drug Ceraxon (Citicoline): A Review of Experimental Data and Clinical Studies”. EC Pharmacology and Toxicology 9.4 (2021): 80-86.

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