What is Stimol ® (citrulline malate) used for?
Stimol ® is commonly used for symptomatic treatment of functional asthenia, such as:
- Asthenic syndrome
- Increased fatigue
- During convalescence after illness
How should I take Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
Stimol ® should be taken with food, mixing the contents of the bags with water or sweetened drinks. The course of the drug is from 10 to 12 days. Repeated courses are possible at intervals 1-3 months or as recommended by your doctor.
If you suffer from fatigue and want to start a treatment with Stimol ®, you should consult your doctor or pharmacist. They can prescribe or recommend Stimol ® and advise you during your treatment.
In most countries, Stimol ® is available in pharmacies without a prescription. However, in some countries, only your doctor can prescribe Stimol ®.
How do I store Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
Stimol ® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Stimol ® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Stimol ® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Stimol ® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
Before using this drug, you should know that:
- Stimol® can be prescribed for patients with diabetes.
- Each bag contains about 30 mg of sodium. This should be taken into account if necessary the drug in patients, are on a salt-free diet.
- This drug is contraindicated for patients who are hypersensitive to any ingredients of drug.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Stimol ® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Stimol ®.
What side effects can occur from Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
From the digestive system, there may be transient pain in the stomach at the beginning of treatment. Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
Stimol ® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Does food or alcohol interact with Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
Stimol ® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Stimol ® (citrulline malate)?
Stimol ® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have. Especially, this health condition is peptic ulcer exacerbation.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Stimol ® (citrulline malate).
What is the dose of Stimol ® (citrulline malate) for an adult?
The recommended dose for adults and elderly patients is three sachets / day.
What is the dose of Stimol ® (citrulline malate) for a child?
Stimol ® is used for children over 6 years of age. The recommended dose is 2 sachets / day.
How is Stimol ® (citrulline malate) available?
Stimol ® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Solution; Oral; Citrulline Malate 10%
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Stimol ®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: February 7, 2017 | Last Modified: September 13, 2019
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