Axogurd Capsule 10
Methylcobalamin Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B12 which is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. It is also used in the treatment of pernicious anemia. Vitamin B12 deficiency is seen in patients with fish tapeworm infestation, a malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency. Pregabalin Pregabalin uses include treatment of epilepsy and anxiety in adults. Usually, it is given in combination with other anti-epileptic medicines during the treatment.
Mode of drug action :
Methylcobalamin Methylcobalamin plays an important role in the cell growth, cell reproduction, hematopoiesis, and myelin synthesis (in the nerves). It works in conjugation with folic acid and enhances the synthesis of DNA. It is also required for the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat, and protein. Pregabalin Pregabalin acts by inhibiting the calcium channels in the brain and reduces the release of excitatory neurotransmitters. This helps in controlling the seizures and anxiety.
What are the common side effects?
Methylcobalamin The common side effects of methylcobalamin are stomach pain, bleeding from the gums or nose, bluish discoloration of the lips and fingernails, chest pain, cough, decreased urine output, difficulty in breathing, eye pain, fatigue, and increased heartbeat. Pregabalin The common pregabalin side effects are increased appetite, elation, confusion, disorientation, decrease in sexual interest, memory impairment, tremors, difficulty with speaking, numbness, tingling feeling, sedation, insomnia, fatigue, blurred vision, problems with balance, fall, sore throat, constipation, vomiting, gas, diarrhea, nausea, swollen abdomen, weight gain, joint pain, muscle cramps, difficulties with erection.
Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required
Special precautions for safe use
• Avoid Axogurd medicine, if allergic to Axogurd medicine or any of the ingredients in it.
• If handling mercury or any of the compounds is the occupation, inform doctor before taking Axogurd medicine.
• If there is no affect, avoid using Axogurd medicine for a long period of time.
• Make sure to keep away Axogurd medicine away from children.
• Discontinue Axogurd medicine and consult doctor immediately if any of the symptoms appear like swelling of face, lip and tongue.
• Take medical consultation before using Axogurd medicine during pregnancy and breast feeding.
What else should I know?
1. What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking vitamin B12 supplements? You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking vitamin B12 supplements.
2. Is it safe to give vitamin B12 supplements for children? Yes, vitamin B12 supplements are safe for children. They are prescribed for the treatment of pernicious anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency in the infants and children.
3. Can I take vitamin B12 supplements during pregnancy? Yes, you can take vitamin B12 supplements during pregnancy as it promotes the growth of red blood cells in the mother and fetus.
4. Should I undergo any test while taking vitamin B12 supplements? Vitamin B12 supplements may decrease potassium levels in patients with severe vitamin B12 deficiency.
5. Can I take any other medications along with vitamin B12 supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Pregabalin
1. I am a diabetic patient. Should I inform the doctor if my weight changes with pregabalin? Yes, you should inform your doctor about any changes in the body weight. This is because you may need dosage adjustment of the anti-diabetic medications.
2. Is it normal to have a decrease in urine output with pregabalin tablets? No. Do not ignore this side effect of pregabalin as it can be an indication of kidney failure. Contact a doctor who may ask you to stop the medicine.
3. Can I take pregabalin along with oral contraceptive pills? Yes, you may take them together. However, contact a doctor to ensure safety.
4. Is it safe to drive after taking pregabalin capsules? Pregabalin drug can cause side effects such as decrease in concentration, drowsiness and dizziness. Therefore, you should not drive for sometime after this medication.
5. Can I stop taking the pregabalin medicine at once? No. You should not stop taking pregabalin at once. It should be gradually stopped over a minimum of one week. Talk to a doctor regarding drug discontinuation.