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Alafin 600 MG Tablet 10

Alafin 600 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 153.00

    Uses :

    Alpha lipoic acid is a vitamin like anti-oxidant. It is used for diabetes neuropathy (nerve related diabetes). It also relieves burning, pain, and numbness of legs and hands. Additionally, alpha-lipoic acid is used for memory loss, cancer, liver, and heart diseases.

    Mode of drug action


    Alpha lipoic acid is an anti-oxidant. It reduces insulin sensitivity in diabetic patients by reducing the expression of GLUT-4s in glucose cells, which is responsible for the uptake of glucose. It also reduces oxidative stress. It prevents cell damage in the body and restores vitamin E and C. it also acts as an energy supplier by breaking down the carbohydrates and making the energy available for body metabolism.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of alpha lipoic acid are weakness, hunger, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate, nausea, and skin rash.

    Warning

    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

    • Alafin medicine is used for detoxification of mercury attached to the brain. It is prescribed to the patients if Alafin uses overweigh its side effects.

    • Individuals taking Alafin tablet may experience hypotension, feeling of jittery, and lightheadedness which may pass out after safe withdrawal of the drug.

    • Taking alcohol may lower thiamine levels in the body, Alafin when taken in the condition may cause serious health problems, so do not consume alcohol while on Alafin.

    • Do not take Alafin drug when on chemotherapy, as cancer drugs may interact with Alafin treatment.

    • Nursing mothers and pregnant women should not use the drug without consulting the doctor, as they are sensitive to Alafin side effects.

    • Alafin is available in capsules, and tablets. Alafin dosage and duration of treatment depends on the patient’s condition.

    What else should I know?

    1. What are the sources of alpha lipoic acid? Alpha lipoic acid is naturally occurring fatty acids and can be found in yeast, organ meats such as liver and kidney, spinach, broccoli, and potatoes.

    2. Does alpha lipoic acid treats fatigue? Yes. Alpha lipoic acid is used in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

    3. Can I use alpha lipoic acid for cataracts? Yes, alpha lipoic acid can be used to treat cataracts.

    4. Can I perform vigorous exercise while taking alpha lipoic acid drug? No, alpha lipoic acid can cause sweating, and fast heart rate as side effects, which may worsen by doing vigorous exercise.

    5. Are there any dietary restrictions I need to know while on alpha lipoic acid? Patients on alpha lipoic acid should avoid food that may lower blood sugars such as fenugreek, garlic, guar gum, horse chestnut, panax, ginseng, psyllium, and Siberian ginseng.

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