Corpus ID: 22091746

Citicoline improves memory performance in elderly subjects.

@article{Alvarez1997CiticolineIM,
  title={Citicoline improves memory performance in elderly subjects.},
  author={X. Anton Alvarez and Marta Laredo and Dolores Corzo and Lucı́a Fern{\'a}ndez-Novoa and R. Mouzo and J E Perea and D. Daniele and Ram{\'o}n Cacabelos},
  journal={Methods and findings in experimental and clinical pharmacology},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          201-10
        }
}
Citicoline is a choline donor involved in the biosynthesis of brain phospholipids and acetylcholine extensively used in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. In this study we investigated the effects of the oral administration of citicoline alone (C1000:1000 mg/day; C500:500 mg/day) or in combination with nimodipine (C +NI:300 + 90 mg/day) during 4 weeks on memory performance in elderly subjects with memory deficits and without dementia (N = 24; age = 66.12 +/- 10.78 years; MMS score… Expand
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