Evion Lc 10 Tablet
Uses :Levocarnitine Levocarnitine is used to treat carnitine deficiency. Levocarnitine is given as a dietary supplement in patients with renal disease who are on dialysis and in patients taking medications such as valproic acid and zidovudine. It is used for the treatment of leg pain occurring due to carnitine deficiency, pregnancy, and high blood pressure. It is also used to treat muscle cramps and improve skeletal muscle function. Vitamin E Vitamin E is an antioxidant. It is used in the treatment of vitamin E deficiency. It aids in wound healing, treat ataxia, relieves from fatigue and an energy booster.
Mode of drug action
Levocarnitine Levocarnitine benefits in utilizing fats and producing energy. Only the L-isomer of carnitine can affect lipid metabolism. Levocarnitine is an amino acid derivative and allows long-chain fatty acids into mitochondria for the breakdown, resulting in energy production. Vitamin E Vitamin E inhibits the production of free radicals that cause cardiovascular disease and cancer. It slows the process of damaging cells. It is essential for functioning of many organs in the body.
What are the common side effects?
Levocarnitine The common side effects of levocarnitine include diarrhea, bad breath, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, unusual body odour, high blood pressure, and rapid heart rate. Vitamin E The common side effects of vitamin E due to high doses are fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, blurred vision, rash, bruising, and bleeding.
Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required
Special precautions for safe use
• Take Evion LC as prescribed by the doctor. Inform the doctor about the current prescription and non-prescription medicines, if using any.
• Don’t take the medication if there is any history of allergy to Evion LC tablet or the similar products containing same ingredients.
• Patients on anticoagulants may require dose adjustments.
What else should I know?
1. I am using aspirin for heart disease. Can I take levocarnitine? Blood thinners such as aspirin may interact with levocarnitine. So, you should discuss with your doctor before taking levocarnitine.
2. Is levocarnitine an over-the-counter drug? No, levocarnitine is a prescription drug.
3. Is levocarnitine a vitamin supplement? No, levocarnitine is an amino acid derivative used as a dietary supplement. It facilitates fat metabolism for energy production.
4. Does levocarnitine aid in weight loss? Levocarnitine help in fat metabolism for energy production. It may aid in weight loss, but there is no evidence of scientific data. So, discuss with your doctor about the possible effects of levocarnitine.
5. How to take levocarnitine? Take levocarnitine with a glass of water, with or without food (preferable to take with food to prevent stomach irritation). Take the medication at regular intervals as directed by your doctor. Don’t stop the medication without the doctor’s advice.
1. What is the recommended dose of vitamin E? The recommended dose of vitamin E is 1000 mg/day.
2. What are the sources of vitamin E? Sunflower seeds, almonds, peanuts, wheat germ oil, avocados, spinach, mangoes, and palm oil are dietary sources of vitamin E.
3. Can I use vitamin E for longer durations to improve overall health? Though vitamin E helps in improving health, prolonged use may cause some adverse effects. Therefore, take the medication for a duration suggested by your doctor.
4. Can I take aspirin with vitamin E? Vitamin E can also act as an anticoagulant and when taken with aspirin, it may cause hypervitaminosis E, which is life-threatening.
5. Is vitamin E good for skin? Vitamin E has anti-aging properties and also helps in treating dehydrated skin.