Cytidine-5'-diphosphocholine (citicoline) improves retinal and cortical responses in patients with glaucoma.

@article{Parisi1999Cytidine5diphosphocholineI,
  title={Cytidine-5'-diphosphocholine (citicoline) improves retinal and cortical responses in patients with glaucoma.},
  author={Valeria Parisi and Giuseppe Manni and G Colacino and Massimo Gilberto Bucci},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={1126-34}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of cytidine-5'-diphosphocholine (citicoline) on retinal function and on cortical responses in patients with glaucoma. DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Forty patients with open-angle glaucoma were randomly divided into two age-matched groups: citicoline group ([GC] n = 25) and placebo group ([GP] n = 15). METHODS The GC patients were treated with Neuroton (citicoline, 1000 mg/day intramuscularly) for 60 days; GP patients were treated with… CONTINUE READING

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