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Becadexamin Capsule 30

Becadexamin Capsule 30

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    Uses :

    Alpha-lipoic acid Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant used as an effective aid for weight loss, treating diabetic nerve pain, healing wounds, lowering blood sugar, and improving skin discolouration. Additionally, it is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, and nerve problems. It is also used to treat symptoms of eye related diseases. Magnesium Magnesium is an essential mineral and is used for the treatment and prevention of magnesium deficiency diseases. It is prescribed for the patients with low serum magnesium levels. Magnesium acts as a laxative and enhances bowel movements so, it is used for the treatment of constipation. Magnesium is used in the antacids to reduce the symptoms of heartburn. Magnesium is used for reducing high-blood pressure during pregnancy and to reduce the risk of seizures. It is used for the treatment of eclampsia. It is prescribed to treat magnesium deficiency in the patients with liver disorders, diabetes, heart failure, vomiting or diarrhea, and kidney dysfunction Dibasic calcium phosphate Dibasic calcium phosphate is given for the treatment of nutritional deficiency of calcium. It also has laxative properties. It is given to treat osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, muscle diseases, etc. 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. Chromium Chromium is a mineral found in certain foods. It works together with insulin to metabolize carbohydrates. Chromium is used as an aid in controlling blood sugars levels, to lower cholesterol, and as a weight loss supplement. Selenium 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. Zinc Zinc is an essential mineral that is available as a dietary supplement. Zinc helps in bone mineralization and maintaining bone matrix. It also improves the immune system, aids in wound healing and cell division, and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Beta carotene Beta carotene is used for the treatment of vitamin A deficiency disorders. It is prescribed for the treatment of eye disorders such as retinitis pigmentosa and xerophthalmia. It is used to reduce the severity of photosensitivity reactions and erythema in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria. Beta carotene is also used for the treatment of night blindness, infertility and age related macular degeneration. Copper 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 graying of hair. 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.

    Mode of drug action


    Alpha-lipoic acid Alpha-lipoic acid prevents cell damage and restores vitamin levels such as vitamin E, and vitamin C. It also improves the conduction and functioning of neurons in diabetes. Magnesium Magnesium acts as a cofactor in various enzymatic reactions. It is essential for proper functioning of immune system. It plays a role in insulin secretion and helps to maintain normal blood glucose levels. It prevents vasoconstriction and reduces high blood pressure. It plays a role in the metabolism of calcium and parathyroid hormone. It helps to improve bone mineral density and prevents osteoporosis. Dibasic calcium phosphate Dibasic calcium phosphate releases the necessary calcium and phosphate ions, which are required for healthy functioning of the body. 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. Chromium Chromium is an essential trace nutrient that induces insulin action thus influencing carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. Selenium 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. Zinc Zinc available in this drug supplies enough zinc required for the normal growth and functioning of the body. Beta-carotene Beta-carotene is a precursor of vitamin A. It is used for the treatment of vitamin A deficiency disorders. It has photo protective action so it used to prevent cell damage caused due to harmful sun rays. It also has antioxidant activity and reduces oxidative stress. It improves the retinal functions and reduces risk of cancer. It plays a role in the formation of epithelia tissue and maintains skin integrity. Copper 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 graying 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. Manganese Manganese plays an important role in the development and metabolism of various antioxidant activities. It reduces the free radicals. It 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.

    What are the common side effects?

    Alpha-lipoic acid The common side effects of alpha lipoic acid are headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate, and feeling jittery. Magnesium The common side effects of magnesium are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps. Dibasic Calcium Phosphate The side effects which occur commonly with calcium phosphate are constipation, loss of hunger, nausea, dry mouth, vomiting, urinary frequency and extreme thirst. 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. Chromium The decrease in the chromium levels causes side effects such as renal failure, headaches, nausea, mood changes, impaired thinking, and co-ordination. Selenium The most common side effects of selenium are bad breath, fever, nausea, and vomiting. Zinc The common side effects of zinc are vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and metallic taste in the mouth. Beta carotene The minor side effects of beta carotene are diarrhea, dizziness, joint pain and unusual bleeding or bruising. Yellowish discoloration of face, palms, hands or soles is one of the common side effects. Copper The common side effects associated with copper are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and metallic taste in the mouth. Manganese The common side effects of manganese are impaired biliary secretion, pyramidal symptoms, cholestatic jaundice, increased manganese level in blood, and cholestatic jaundice.

    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

    • Consult a doctor before starting and continuing Becadexamin drug.

    • Becadexamin drug should be avoided in case of any bleeding disorders.

    • Take Becadexamin drug exactly prescribed by the doctor. Do not over dose it.

    • Do not drink alcohol while using Becadexamin drug.

    • Maintain caution while using Becadexamin drug in case of any kidney or liver disease.

    What else should I know?

    1. What are the drugs that may interact with alpha-lipoic acid? The medications such as insulin, levothyroxine, and chemotherapy drugs may interact with alpha-lipoic acid.

    2. Is alpha lipoic acid sold as an herbal supplement? Yes, alpha lipoic acid is sold as a herbal supplement. It has to be bought from a reliable source to reduce the risk of contamination.

    3. Does alpha lipoic acid treats vitiligo? Yes, alpha lipoic acid along with other medications can treat vitiligo.

    4. Can I gain/lose weight by alpha lipoic acid? You may lose weight by using alpha lipoic acid.

    5. What is the recommended dose for alpha lipoic acid? The dosage of alpha lipoic acid depends on the purpose you are using it. Consult your doctor before using the drug. Magnesium

    1. How should I store magnesium supplements? Magnesium supplements should be stored at room temperature away from direct sunlight and moisture.

    2. Is magnesium safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Magnesium is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.

    3. Can I take any other medications along with magnesium supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

    4. What are the dietary sources of magnesium? High levels of magnesium can be found in fruits such as banana, dried apricots, nuts, peas, beans, soy products, whole grain and milk.

    5. Does magnesium helps to lower blood glucose levels? Yes, magnesium regulates insulin production and helps to lower blood glucose levels. Dibasic Calcium Phosphate

    1. How to take dibasic calcium phosphate medication? Take the dibasic calcium phosphate medication with food, orally.

    2. Can I take vitamin supplements while using dibasic calcium phosphate? Do not take any other vitamin supplements unless instructed by your doctor.

    3. What is the use of dibasic calcium phosphate in menopausal women? Dibasic Calcium phosphate in postmenopausal women helps to treat the associated osteoporosis.

    4. Can I stop taking the dibasic calcium phosphate medicine if I feel better? Do not stop taking dibasic calcium phosphate drug unless told by the doctor. This is because it can result in withdrawal symptoms.

    5. How to store the dibasic calcium phosphate medications? Store the dibasic calcium phosphate medications at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Methylcobalamin

    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. So, you must undergo tests for electrolyte levels.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with vitamin B12 supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Chromium

    1. Is chromium safe during pregnancy? Yes, chromium is safe during pregnancy.

    2. Does chromium cause leather contact allergy? Yes, chromium causes leather contact allergy.

    3. Does chromium cause depression? Yes, chromium might affect brain chemistry and may cause depression.

    4. Is chromium safe in children? Yes, chromium is safe in children.

    5. What are the drugs that may interact with chromium? Chromium may interact with the drugs such as NSAIDs, insulin, and levothyroxine. Selenium

    1. How should I store selenium supplements? Selenium supplements should be stored at room temperature (25ᵒC) 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. Zinc

    1. Is zinc an over-the-counter medication? Yes. Zinc is used as an ingredient in many over-the-counter vitamins and nutrient supplements.

    2. What is the recommended dietary intake of zinc? The recommended dietary intake of zinc is 4 to 7 mg per day for women and

    5.5 to 9.5 mg per day for men.

    3. What are the dietary sources of zinc? Milk, eggs, cheese, nuts, pulses, and wholegrain cereals are the dietary sources of zinc.

    4. What are the safety precautions for taking a zinc supplement? Take the medication as prescribed by your doctor. Usually, it is considered safe in recommended doses even in infants, children, pregnant and lactating women.

    5. Can I take antibiotics while using zinc supplement? Antibiotics may interact with zinc. So, you should take a doctor’s advice before taking antibiotics along with zinc supplements. Beta carotene

    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 60-180mgper 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. Copper

    1. In which conditions should I 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 graying of hair? Yes. Copper increases the melanin production and prevents premature graying of hair.

    5. Is copper useful for the treatment of anemia? Yes, copper is prescribed in combination with other medications for the treatment of anemia. 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.

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