Andox Plus Capsule 6
Beta carotene Beta carotene is converted to vitamin A in the body. It is an anti-oxidant that helps to neutralize free radicals that damage lipids. Beta carotene is very much essential for vision, normal growth, development and immune system function. Chromium Chromium is used to treat and prevent chromium deficiency diseases. It is used to maintain blood glucose levels in the patients with diabetes. It is used to reduce the cholesterol levels. Copper sulfate Copper is used for the treatment and prevention of copper deficiency. It is [prescribed in combination with zinc, manganese and calcium. It is used for the treatment of anemia and osteoporosis. It improves wound healing and helps to maintain iron stores in the body. It prevents premature greying of hair. Folic acid Folic acid is a form of vitamin B which is obtained from the fruits and vegetables. It helps to prevent changes in the DNA that can lead to cancer. Folic acid, as a medicine is used to treat folic acid deficiency in the human body. It is used in the treatment of anemia of certain types. In combination with other drugs, it is used to treat pernicious anemia. Manganese Manganese is prescribed for the patients with low serum manganese levels. Magnesium along with chondroitin sulphate and glucosamine hydrochloride is used for the treatment of osteoarthritis. It is prescribed for the treatment of osteoporosis and premenstrual syndrome. Selenium dioxide Selenium is mainly prescribed for the treatment and prevention of selenium deficiency disorders. It also helps to reduce the risk of autoimmune thyroid disorders such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. It is used to reduce the cholesterol levels. Selenium is also useful for the prevention of grey hair, mood disorders, infertility, cataracts, macular degeneration, and miscarriage. Vitamin A Vitamin A treats and prevents vitamin A deficiency diseases. It also helps to prevent vitamin A deficiency in the patients with diabetes, hyperthyroidism, liver disorders, cystic fibrosis and abetalipoproteinemia (genetic disorder). It helps to reduce the risk of cataracts, xeropthalmia and retinitis pigmentosa- A disease caused by damage to the retina. It reduces the risk of breast cancer in the premenopausal women. Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine is used for the prevention and treatment of vitamin B6 deficiency disorders. It is used to treat sideroblastic anemia. It is used to reduce homocysteine levels in the body and reduces the risk of heart diseases. It is used to treat premenstrual syndrome and morning sickness in women. It is also used to prevent seizures in the epileptic patients. Vitamin C Vitamin C has multiple uses in the body. It is a water-soluble vitamin which helps boost immunity and is necessary for the normal growth and development. It acts as an antioxidant thereby prevents the cell damage and slows down the aging process. It plays a major role in wound healing. It helps the body to absorb iron, which is essential for the production of RBCs. It is used in the treatment of scurvy. It prevents the possibility of cataract and lead toxicity. It is also used to lower blood pressure. 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. Zinc sulphate Zinc is usually prescribed for the treatment and prevention of zinc deficiency. It is used for the treatment of diarrhea. It reduces the symptoms of Wilson’s disease. It is used for the treatment of acne, gingivitis, peptic ulcers, and muscle cramps. It is used to treat foot ulcers in the diabetic patient. It enhances wound healing in the patients with burns. It is used to reduce the risk of anemia. It is used to reduce the symptoms of anorexia. Zinc supplements are used for the treatment of common cold, atopic eczema, psoriasis, and macular degeneration.
How does the drug work ?
Beta carotene Beta carotene works by quenching the energy of the excited oxygen which is transferred to carotenoid. These carotenoids help to regulate cell growth, hormone levels, and vision. Chromium Chromium is an essential trace element. It reduces blood glucose levels in the body and helps in the management of type 2 diabetes. Chromium plays a role in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. It decreases the loss of calcium from the bones and reduces the risk of osteoporosis. Copper sulfate Copper is an essential trace mineral which plays an important role in the formation of red blood cells. It enhances the absorption of iron and stores the iron in the body. It has anti-inflammatory action and reduces the symptoms of arthritis. It is essential for proper growth and functioning of the body. It plays a role in the production of melanin and prevents the greying of hair. It protects the myelin sheath that surrounds the nerves and prevents nerve damage. It acts as a cofactor in various enzymes. It plays a role in the synthesis of ATP- the energy molecules. It enhances the seep of wound healing and helps in tissue repair. Folic acid Folic acid gets converted to tetrahydrofolate in the human body. Tetrahydrofolate helps in the normal production of red blood cells, amino acids, DNA components and other molecules. Manganese Manganese plays an important role in the development and metabolism of various antioxidant activities. It reduces the free radicals and acts as a cofactor in various enzymatic reactions. It plays a role in the metabolism of cholesterol, carbohydrates, and protein. It is also involved in the formation of bone. Selenium dioxide Selenium plays a role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It has antioxidant activity and prevents the cell damage. It reduces the risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Vitamin A Vitamin A is a fat- soluble vitamin. It plays an important role in the reproduction, growth and development of the brain. It also helps to maintain proper functioning of the immune system. Vitamin A is converted to its active form II-Cis retinal in the retinal of the eye. It plays a role in the production of the pigments that are required for the normal vision in the dim light. Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine is also known as vitamin B
6. It consists of pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, and their phosphorylated derivatives. These compounds are closely related and are collectively called as vitamin B
6. Vitamin B6 acts as a coenzyme in various biochemical reactions such as metabolism of amino acids, glycogen, and synthesis of nucleic acids, hemoglobin, sphingomyelin, and sphingolipids. It also takes part in the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine and gamma-aminobutyric acid. Vitamin C Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid which is an antioxidant. Antioxidants act by blocking free radicals which can damage the cells. Vitamin C helps in the production of collagen which is an important protein for healthy skin, hair, nails, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. 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. Zinc sulphate Zinc is an essential trace element. It plays a vital role in the protein synthesis and in the cell division. It is essential for the proper growth and functioning of the body. It plays an important role in the immune functioning, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid functioning and, absorption and utilization of vitamin A. Zinc improves the absorption of vitamin A and improves vision.
What are the common side effects ?Beta carotene The side effects of beta carotene are discoloration of the skin, loose stools, bruising, and joint pain. Chromium No major side effects are reported on chromium. Copper sulfate No major side effects are reported on copper. Folic acid The common side effects of folic acid include a metallic taste in the mouth, loss of appetite, nausea, confusion, sleep disturbance, and irritation. It can lead to serious but less common side effects such as allergic reactions. Manganese The common side effects of manganese are impaired biliary secretion, pyramidal symptoms, cholestatic jaundice, increased manganese level in blood, and cholestatic jaundice. Selenium dioxide The commonly reported side effects of selenium are hair loss, nail changes, loss of energy, irritability, nausea, and vomiting. Vitamin A Bleeding from gums or sore mouth, confusion, diarrhea, dizziness or drowsiness, double vision, headache, and irritability are some of the common side effects of vitamin A. Some of the sever and rare side effects of vitamin A are peeling of skin especially on the lips and palms, yellowish-orange patches on the feet and palms. Bone or joint pain, dry mouth, head ache, and photosensitivity. Vitamin B6 Some common side effects reported by the users are nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, drowsiness, numbness and tingling sensation in the limbs, numbness around the mouth, lethargy, tiredness, impaired balance, loss or reduced sensation to touch, temperature, and vision. Vitamin C The side effects include nausea and vomiting, headache, flushing, skin redness, back pain, diarrhea, stomach cramp, and stomach upset. Vitamin E The common side effects of vitamin E due to high doses are fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, blurred vision, rash, bruising, and bleeding. Zinc sulphate The most common side effects reported are nausea, bad taste, diarrhea, vomiting, mouth irritation, and, rarely, mouth sores.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Individuals allergic to Andox Plus medication or its ingredients should avoid taking the medication.
• Individuals already taking vitamin and mineral supplements should inform the doctor before taking Andox Plus medication.
• Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages while taking Andox Plus medication as alcohol reduces the absorption of the drug in the body.
• Take Andox Plus medication as prescribed by the physician. Take Andox plus medication regularly, as the drug shows benefits over a period of time.
• Pregnant and lactating mothers should consult the doctor before taking Andox Plus medication for safe use of the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Individuals suffering from hepatic and renal disorders should inform the doctor before taking Andox Plus medication for monitoring the dose of the drug.
1. What are the sources of beta carotene? Beta carotene is rich in fruits and vegetables. It is mainly found in carrots, green leafy vegetables such as spinach, lettuce, sweet potatoes, broccoli, and winter squash.
2. What is the recommended dietary allowance of beta carotene? There is no specific dietary allowance (RDA) of beta carotene, but studies shown to have 60-180mg per day.
3. Does beta carotene treats asthma? Yes, beta carotene treats symptoms of asthma.
4. What is the effect of beta carotene during pregnancy? Beta carotene decreases the chance of fetal death and night blindness during pregnancy.
5. What are the products that interact with beta carotene? Do not take other vitamin supplements that contain niacin while taking beta carotene. Do not take statins, as these may interact with beta carotene. Chromium
1. How should I store chromium supplements? Manganese supplements should be stores at room temperature (25oC) away from direct sunlight and moisture.
2. Is chromium safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Chromium is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.
3. Can I take any other medications along with chromium supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.
4. What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking chromium supplements? Chromium does not interact with most of the food substances. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking chromium supplements. Consult your physician for safe use.
5. How should I take chromium supplements? You can take chromium supplements with or without food. Follow the instructions of your physician for safe use. Copper sulphate
1. In which conditions I should avoid copper intake? Patients suffering from Wilson's disease should not take copper or copper supplements.
2. Is copper safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Copper is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.
3. Can I take copper along with citric acid products? Yes, you can take copper supplements along with citric acid or vitamin C.
4. Is copper useful to prevent premature grey hair? Yes. Copper increases the melanin production and prevents premature grey hair.
5. Is copper useful for the treatment of anemia? Yes, copper is prescribed in combination with other medications for the treatment of anemia. Folic acid
1. How to take folic acid tablets? You may take folic acid tablets with or without food, and with a glass of water.
2. How to identify if I had an overdose with folic acid? If you have taken a large dose of folic acid, it can produce symptoms such as numbness, tingling, weakness, confusion, mouth or tongue pain. Immediately seek medical help in case you notice these symptoms.
3. What is the dose of folic acid for pregnant women? The usual dose of folic acid in pregnant women is about 800 micrograms per day taken orally or as an injection. However, talk to a doctor who will decide the appropriate dose for you.
4. Can I take alcohol while using folic acid? It is always advisable not to drink alcohol. However, if you cannot avoid doing so, you may need a higher dose of folic acid which will be decided by your physician.
5. What should I do if I miss taking a dose of folic acid? In case you forget taking a dose of folic acid, take it as soon as you remember. But if it almost time for your next scheduled dose, then you must skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its regular time. This helps to avoid doubling of the dose. Manganese
1. What is the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of manganese? The daily intake of manganese should not be higher than 11mg per day.
2. Is high dose of manganese toxic? Yes, manganese may be toxic to the liver if taken in high doses.
3. Does manganese effect the functioning of the brain? High levels of manganese may impair the functioning of brain due to degeneration of dopaminergic neurons. Consult your physician to know the right dosage.
4. Is manganese useful for the treatment of anemia? Yes, manganese is prescribed in combination with other medications for the treatment of anemia.
5. Can I take manganese supplements along with NSAIDs? It is not safe to use manganese supplements when on NSAIDs, however, talk to the doctor before taking the drug. Selenium
1. How should I store selenium supplements? Selenium supplements should be stored at room temperature (25°C) away from direct sunlight and moisture.
2. Is selenium safe for pregnant and lactating women? Yes. Selenium is safe for pregnant and lactating women. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.
3. Can I take any other medications along with selenium supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.
4. What are the dietary sources of selenium? High levels of selenium can be found in fish, shellfish, red meat, grains, eggs, chicken, and liver.
5. Is selenium useful for the treatment of anemia? Yes, selenium is prescribed in combination with other medications for the treatment of anemia. Vitamin A
1. Is vitamin A safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Vitamin A is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.
2. Does vitamin A reduces the risk of breast cancer? Yes. Vitamin A has antioxidant activity and reduces the risk of breast cancer.
3. Can I take vitamin A to reduce acne and pimples? A: Yes. Vitamin A has antioxidant activity and helps to maintain tissue integrity and healthy skin. It effectively reduces acne and pimple. Consult your physician for safe use.
4. How should I store vitamin A supplements? Vitamin A supplements should be stores at room temperature away from direct sunlight and moisture.
5. Can I take Vitamin E supplements along with Vitamin A supplements? Yes. Vitamin E enhances the storage and utilization of vitamin A. Consult your physician before taking both the medications together. Vitamin B6
1. Does pyridoxine help to treat carpal tunnel syndrome? Yes, pyridoxine helps to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Consult your physician for safe use.
2. What is the daily requirement of pyridoxine to prevent deficiency disease? A daily intake of
2.2 mg will help to prevent deficiency diseases. Pregnant women need
2.6 mg and lactating women need
2.5 mg of pyridoxine daily.
3. What are the dietary sources of pyridoxine? Fish, liver, and citrus fruits are some of the dietary sources of pyridoxine.
4. Can I take any other medications along with pyridoxine supplements? Some herbal medications may interact with pyridoxine. You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.
5. How should I take pyridoxine supplements? You should take pyridoxine supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use. Vitamin C
1. Is it safe to take iron supplements along with vitamin C supplements? Yes, vitamin C helps to increase the absorption of iron.
2. I am experiencing cold very often, my doctor prescribed vitamin C, how does this help? Frequent cold attacks may be a result of decreased immunity. Vitamin C helps to boost your immunity thereby reducing your cold attacks.
3. Can I take vitamin C for acne? Vitamin C helps in growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body, including skin. However, consult your doctor before using vitamin C or any condition.
4. How does vitamin C serum help to improve my skin tone? Vitamin C is a most common ingredient in the skin care products. Because of its anti-oxidant properties it fights free-radicals and helps to produce collagen naturally thereby improving your skin tone.
5. What is the usual frequency of drug intake? The drug can be taken at a frequency of once a day to thrice a day safely. However, it depends on the individual’s condition. Consult your doctor about the frequency of the dose. Vitamin E
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. Zinc Sulphate
1. How should I store zinc supplements? Zinc supplements should be stored at room temperature (25oC) away from direct sunlight and moisture.
2. Is zinc safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Zinc is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.
3. Can I take any other medications along with zinc supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.
4. What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking zinc supplements? Zinc does not interact with most of the food substances. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking zinc supplements. Consult your physician for safe use.
5. Is zinc useful for the treatment of anemia? Yes, zinc is prescribed in combination with other medications for the treatment of anemia.