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Astagold Capsule 10

Astagold Capsule 10


    • Rs. 175.00

    Uses :

    Astaxanthin Astaxanthin is given as a supplement to reduce the risk of an eye disorder called age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It improves vision in people with macular disease. Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10 produces energy that is required by the cell for its growth. It also functions as an antioxidant, which protects the body from the damage caused by the harmful molecules. Coenzyme Q10 helps to digest food and perform other body functions. It also protects the heart and skeletal muscles. 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. This drug is also used to treat muscle cramps and improve skeletal muscle function. Vitamin K2-7 (Menaquinone) Vitamin K2-7 is used to maintain soft tissues, bones, and heart tissues. It is very useful during pregnancy and delivery. It is also used in the infants to maintain soft tissues. Zinc sulphate Zinc sulphate is available as a dietary supplement. Zinc sulphate helps in wound healing, bone mineralization and maintaining bone matrix. It replaces lost zinc from the body. Magnesium sulphate Magnesium sulphate is a laxative agent which is used in the treatment of constipation. It acts as an antacid and is used for indigestion problems, heartburn, and sour stomach.

    Mode of drug action

    Astaxanthin Astaxanthin is a carotenoid with high anti-oxidant activity. It is drawn into the lens of the eyes where it neutralizes the free radicals, thus, protecting the cells from damage. Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10 is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally found in the mitochondria of the eukaryotic cells. It is the part of electron transport chain and participates in the aerobic cellular respiration. It generates energy in the form of ATP which is essential for the functioning and maintenance of the human cell. Levocarnitine Levocarnitine benefits in utilizing fats and producing energy. Only the L-isomer of carnitine can affect fat metabolism. Levocarnitine is an amino acid derivative and allows long-chain fatty acids into mitochondria of the cells, for the breakdown, resulting in energy production. Vitamin K2-7 Vitamin K2-7 is required for coagulation. This vitamin plays a vital role as a cofactor for the enzyme γ-glutamyl carboxylase. It is involved in the vitamin K-dependent carboxylation. Carboxylation of vitamin K-dependant proteins facilitates coagulation of blood. Zinc sulphate Zinc sulphate is required for the normal growth of the body. It plays an important role in many processes of the body. Magnesium sulphate Magnesium sulphate acts by increasing the water content in the intestine which helps in inducing defecation. Being basic in nature, this medicine also decreases the effect of stomach acid by neutralizing it.

    What are the common side effects?

    Astaxanthin Astaxanthin does not produce any side effects when taken in the recommended doses. However, higher doses may cause yellow-colored skin in fair skinned people. Coenzyme Q10 The decrease in coenzyme Q10 levels causes some side effects such as muscle pain, nausea, diarrhea, liver damage, kidney damage, increased blood sugar levels, and type 2 diabetes. Levocarnitine The common side effects of levocarnitine include diarrhea, bad breath, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, unusual body odor, high blood pressure, and rapid heart rate. Vitamin K2-7 The commonly reported side effects of vitamin K2-7 are cyanosis, shortness of breath, flushing, increased bilirubin in blood, hypotension, itching, skin erosion, and skin eruptions. Zinc sulphate The common side effects of zinc sulphate are vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and metallic taste in the mouth. Magnesium sulphate The common side effects of magnesium sulphate include drowsiness and flushing (redness, warmth, or tingling sensation).


    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

    • Be cautious while taking Astagold drug while suffering from conditions such as hypertension and liver diseases.

    • Closely monitor the blood sugar levels while taking Astagold medication.

    • Consult a doctor before taking the drug Astagold.

    • Consult a doctor before taking Astagold drug during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is astaxanthin a protein? No. astaxanthin is a vitamin.

    2. Does smoking affect astaxanthin effect? Yes. Smoking can reduce the absorption of astaxanthin. Therefore, smokers should take green or yellow leafy vegetables and fruits.

    3. What are the food sources of astaxanthin? Astaxanthin is found in foods such as kale, spinach, watercress, and Swiss chard.

    4. What is the daily recommended intake of astaxanthin? The maximum daily allowance of astaxanthin is 10mg for adults.

    5. How long should I take astaxanthin? Astaxanthin supplements should be taken for several months to a year because building eye health is a slow process. Coenzyme Q10

    1. What are the sources of co-enzyme Q10? Coenzyme Q10 can be obtained from oily fish, meat, beef, and whole grains.

    2. Does coenzyme Q10 improve migraine condition? Co-enzyme Q10 reported having beneficial effects on the condition of a migraine.

    3. Can I use anticoagulants while on coenzyme Q10? No, coenzyme Q10 decreases the effects of anticoagulants such as warfarin.

    4. Does coenzyme Q10 acts as anti-oxidant? Yes, coenzyme Q10 acts as anti-oxidant.

    5. Does coenzyme Q10 cause weight loss? Yes, coenzyme Q10 facilitates weight loss, by increasing the functions of the cells. Levocarnitine

    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.

    4. Does levocarnitine aid in weight loss? Levocarnitine helps 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. Vitamin K2-7 (Menaquinone)

    1. Is vitamin K2-7 safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women? Yes. Vitamin K2-7 is safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

    2. Does vitamin K2-7 lower blood sugar levels? Yes, vitamin K2-7 may lower blood sugar levels. Close monitoring of blood sugar levels is necessary while using this drug.

    3. Is vitamin K2-7 effective to treat blood clotting problems during liver disease? No, Vitamin K2-7 is not effective to treat blood clotting disorders during liver diseases.

    4. Do I need to take bile salt supplements while taking vitamin K2-7 medicine? Yes. Patients with low bile salts should take bile salt supplements as they increase absorption vitamin K2-


    5. Is it safe for children? Yes. Vitamin K2-7 supplements are safe for children. Zinc sulphate

    1. What are the benefits of zinc sulphate? Zinc sulphate is necessary for human health. It is used to for the treatment of zinc deficiency, stunted growth, diarrhea, and wound healing.

    2. Is zinc sulphate used in the ocular products? Yes, zinc sulphate is used in the ocular products for reducing eye irritation.

    3. Can I use antibiotics while using zinc supplements? No, zinc sulphate monohydrate may have drug-drug interactions with antibiotics.

    4. What if I overdose? High dose of zinc causes vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal cramps, and headache. Avoid intake of zinc more than 40mg per day.

    5. Is zinc sulphate safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Zinc sulphate is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication. Magnesium sulphate

    1. How long can I use oral Magnesium? Magnesium should not be used for more than 7 days without a doctor’s advice.

    2. How to take Magnesium? Shake the oral suspension well before use.

    3. What happens with an overdose of Magnesium? An overdose of Magnesium produces symptoms such as severe diarrhea, weakness, reduced or no urination, irregular or slow heartbeat. Seek immediate medical attention.

    4. What is the dose of Magnesium for constipation in adults? The usual dose for constipation in adults is 30-60mL of oral liquid either in divided doses or once daily.

    5. What happens if Magnesium is taken by the bedridden elderly patient? Magnesium should not be taken by the bedridden elderly patients because of the risk of aspiration.

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