What is somazine?

Somazina® is the trademark of a synthetically manufactured dietary supplement that uses citicoline as its active substance , a chemical compound belonging to the line of neuroprotective drugs, with an effect on some conditions in the central nervous system (CNS) .

To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is produced in Spain by the company named Ferrer Internacional, SA and represented in Mexico by Ferrer Therapeutics, SA de CV 

What is somazine used for?

  • Thanks to the mechanism of action of its active principle, somazina® inhibits apoptosis and stimulates the synthesis of acetylcholine , preserving the neuronal energy reserve, an action that favors the prophylactic and stabilizing neuroprotective effect of the neuronal membrane.
  • It is used to treat:
    • Sequelae after traumatic brain injury and cerebrovascular accidents.
    • Cerebral vascular insufficiency as an adjuvant.
    • Difficulty concentrating, memory deficits, and gait or sleep disturbances .
    • Senile cerebral insufficiency.
    • The neuropsychic manifestations of senile involution.
    • Decreased intellectual or mental performance.
    • motor deficit.

Dosage and routes of administration of somazine

Somazine® presentations are boxed with coated tablets containing citicoline sodium equivalent to 500 mg of citicoline, 100 mg/ml oral solution drops , 1000 mg oral solution sachets , and 500 mg and 1000 mg ampoules injectable solution . The administration depending on the presentation is by oral, intravenous or intramuscular route and the dosage as a reference can be the following:

  • Tablets: From 1 to 4 tablets depending on the severity of the pathology.
  • Ampoules: Administer the indicated dose according to the medical diagnosis, intramuscularly or slowly intravenously.
  • Oral solution drops: Administer the dose indicated according to the medical diagnosis, orally diluted in water with or without meals.
  • Oral solution sachets: Dilute the content of the sachet in water and administer according to medical recommendation.

Somazine Side Effects

Data from clinical studies indicate that therapeutic treatment with somazine® may cause, in a certain patient population , some of the following adverse reactions:

  • Allergic manifestations in the patient due to contact with any chemical component of the formula.
  • Hallucinations , headache, vertigo and dizziness.
  • Arterial hypertension, arterial hypotension.
  • Nausea, vomiting , diarrhea and dyspnea.
  • Flushing, urticaria, rashes, purpura, and edema.

Important: If the patient manifests any of these symptomatic changes during treatment with somazine®, please discontinue use and consult your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of somazine

The use of somazina® is contraindicated in the following cases:

  • Patient hypersensitivity to the chemical components of the formula.
  • Patients with hypertonia of the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • During the pregnancy period.
  • During breastfeeding .
  • In children under 3 years of age.

You should know: Provide all the information related to your health history to your doctor, before starting treatment with this drug.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to citicoline or any of its excipients.
  • Hypersensitivity to acetylsalicylic acid .
  • Fructose intolerance.


  • Pharmaceutical products such as somazine®, must be administered with prescription or medical prescription.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions while using this medication.
  • Do not change the dose indicated by your doctor.
  • It must be taken into account that this drug should not be administered together with medicines that contain meclofenoxate.
  • Keep this product out of the reach of children.

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