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Becozinc Capsule

Becozinc Capsule

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    • Rs. 20.00

    Uses :

    Vitamin C Vitamin C which has multiple uses in the body. Vitamin C 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. Calcium panthothenate Calcium panthothenate is used for the treatment and prevention of pantothenic acid deficiency. It is used for the prevention of skin reactions in the patients undergoing radiation therapy. Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 also known as cyanocobalamin is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency in the people. It is used to treat pernicious anemia. It is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency in the patients with fish tapeworm infestation, malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency. It is also prescribed to treat vitamin B12 and pernicious anemia in the pregnant women, infants and newborn. Folic acid Folic acid is prescribed for the treatment of megaloblastic anemia, folic acid deficiency and macrolytic anemia. It is used to treat and prevent folic acid deficiency diseases. It is prescribed during pregnancy to promote the development of fetal brain and spinal cord. It prevents the birth defects such as spina bifida in the fetus. It prevents colon cancer, cervical cancer, heart diseases and stoke. It is prescribed to prevent memory loss in the patients with Alzheimer’s disease. It is also used to prevent the side effects of medications such as lometrexol and methotrexate. It is used to treat gum infections. Nicotinamide Nicotinamide reduces the cholesterol levels and is used for dyslipidemia, primary hyperlipidemia, and severe hyperlipidemia. It helps to reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction. It is used for the treatment and prevention of niacin deficiency diseases such as pellagra. It is used to prevent cataract and dementia. Pyridoxine 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 also used to prevent seizures, convulsions in the epileptic patients. Riboflavin Riboflavin is also known as vitamin B2. It is used for the treatment and prevention of riboflavin deficiency. It is used to reduce the risk of cataracts. It reduces the levels of homocysteine and prevents hyperhomocycteinemia. It is reduce the number of migraine attacks. It helps to reduce muscle cramps. It is prescribed to treat congenital methemoglobinemia and red blood cells aplasia. Thiamine Thiamine is used for the treatment of Wernicke-korsakoff syndrome (WKS). It helps to treat and prevent thiamine deficiency symptoms. It is used for the treatment of beriberi, delirium, peripheral neuritis, and niacin deficiency. It is used for the treatment of metabolic disorders in the patients with genetic diseases such as Leigh’s disease, maple syrup urine disease, and others. It is used to prevent WKS in the patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal syndrome. It reduces the risk of cataracts. It prevents dysmenorrhea in the girls of 12-21 years old. Zinc Zinc helps in resolving vision related problems.

    Mode of drug action


    Vitamin C Vitamin C s 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. Calcium pantothenate Calcium pantothenate is a pantothenic acid supplements which is a water soluble vitamin. Pantothenic acid is a precursor of coenzyme A and takes part in various metabolic functions such as metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. It also plays an important role in the synthesis of steroids, porphyrins and acetylcholine. It is essential for maintain normal epithelial functions. It is prescribed for the infants and children to prevent deficiency diseases. Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 plays an important role in the cell growth, cell reproduction, hematopoiesis, and myelin synthesis. Vitamin B12 plays an important role in the formation of DNA. It works in conjugation with folic acid and enhances the synthesis of DNA. Vitamin B12 plays a role in the formation of myelin sheath (a protective sheet that surrounds the nerves) and maintains the nerves intact. Folic acid Folic acid is required for the proper development of the body. It plays a major role in the formation of genetic material - DNA. Folic acid present in the dietary substances is in its inactive form. It is converted to tetrahydrofolic acid and methyltetrahydrofolate in the presence of the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase. Folic acid takes part in erythropoiesis and produces red blood cells. It also plays a role in the synthesis of nucleic acids. Folic acid along with vitamin B12 causes remethylation of homocysteine to methionine and helps to maintain the normal levels of homocysteine. Nicotinamide Nicotinamide is the component of vitamin B3. It is usually indicated for prevention and treatment of vitamin B3 deficiency diseases. Nicotinamide is the precursor to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP), which are the cofactors for various enzymes. Niacin is converted into nicotinamide in the body. Nicotinamide reduces LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and HDL cholesterol levels. It reduces the risk of coronary diseases in the patients. Pyridoxine Pyridoxine is also known as vitamin B6. It consists of pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, and their phosphorylated derivatives. These compounds are closely related and are collectively called as vitamin B6. 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. Riboflavin Riboflavin is also known as vitamin B2. Riboflavin is a precursor of flavin mononucleotide and flavin adenine dinucleotide. It is easily absorbed in the stomach and plays a major role in maintaining good health in the human. It enhances the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. It plays an important role in the formation of red blood cells, production of antibodies and regulating the activity of thyroid gland. Thiamine Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin. It is also known as thiamine. It has antioxidant action and reduces the production of free radicals. It reduces oxidative stress and prevents brain damage. It has erythropoietic action and helps in the formation of new red blood cells. It acts as a cognition and mood-modulator, antiatherosclerotic, and putative ergogenic. It plays a major role in intracellular glucose metabolism and inhibits the effect of glucose and insulin on arterial smooth muscle cell, thereby reduces the risk of atherosclerosis. It plays a role in the metabolism of carbohydrates. Zinc 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?

    Vitamin C Vitamin C side effects include nausea and vomiting, headache, flushing, skin redness, back pain, diarrhea, stomach cramp, and stomach upset. Calcium pantothenate No major side effects are reported for calcium pantothenate. Some patients reported to experience nausea and vomiting. Vitamin B12 The common side effects reported by the patients taking vitamin B12 supplements are: abdominal or 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. Folic acid The common side effects reported by the individuals taking folic acid are: Fever, reddened skin, shortness of breath, skin rash or itching, tightness in chest, troubled breathing, wheezing, and general weakness or discomfort. Nicotinamide The common side effects reported for nicotinamide are diarrhea, dizziness, headache, itching, nausea, stomach upset and flushing of the skin. Pyridoxine 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 reduces sensation to touch, temperature, and vision. Riboflavin The common side effects reported for riboflavin are: Increased urine frequency, diarrhea, and yellowish-orange discoloration of urine. Thiamine The common side effects reported for thiamine are coughing, difficulty in swallowing, hives, itching of skin, swelling of face, lips, and eyelids, wheezing of difficulty in breathing. Zinc The most common side effects reported are nausea, bad taste, diarrhea, vomiting, mouth irritation, and, rarely, mouth sores.

    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

    • Avoid taking Becozinc medication if allergic to any of the ingredients of Becozinc medication.

    • Inform the doctor while using other vitamin and mineral supplements along with Becozinc medication.

    • Alcohol consumption reduces the absorption of drug in the body. Therefore, individuals taking Becozinc medication are advised to avoid alcohol consumption.

    • Individuals suffering from kidney and liver disorders should inform the doctor before taking Becozinc medication to optimize the drug concentration and dosage.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding mother should seek doctor’s advice before taking Becozinc medication.

    What else should I know?

    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 vitamin C medication? Vitamin-C medication 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. Calcium Pantothenate

    1. What dietary restrictions I should follow while taking calcium pantothenate supplements? You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking calcium pantothenate supplements.

    2. Can calcium pantothenate e supplements safe for children? Yes, calcium pantothenate supplements are safe for children.

    3. Is it safe to take calcium pantothenate supplements during pregnancy? Yes, calcium pantothenate supplements are safe during pregnancy. Consult your physician for safe use

    4. How should I take calcium pantothenate supplements? You should take calcium pantothenate supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with calcium pantothenate supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Cyanocobalamin

    1. What dietary restrictions I should follow while taking vitamin B12 supplements? You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking vitamin B12 supplements.

    2. Can vitamin B12 supplements safe 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. It also promotes the development of nerves in the fetus. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.

    4. Should I undergo any test while taking vitamin B12 supplements? Vitamin B12 supplements may cause hypokalemia in patients with severe vitamin B12 deficiency. So get your electrolyte levels checked regularly.

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

    1. Is it necessary to take folic acid supplements during pregnancy? Yes, folic acid supplements prevent the neural tube defects in the fetus and enhance the development of brain in the fetus. However, consult your physician to know the right dose and for the safe use of the drug.

    2. Dose folic acid used for the treatment of anemia? Yes. Folic acid plays a role in the formation of new red blood cells and is used for the treatment folic acid deficiency anemia.

    3. Which food substances are the rich sources of folic acid? Spinach, broccoli, pulses and sunflower seeds are the rich sources of folic acid.

    4. Can I take any other medications along with folic acid supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications

    5. How should I take folic acid supplements? You should take folic acid supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use. Nicotinamide

    1. What dietary restrictions I should follow while taking nicotinamide supplements? You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking nicotinamide supplements.

    2. Can nicotinamide supplements safe for children? Yes, nicotinamide supplements are safe for children. They are prescribed for the treatment of pernicious anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency in the infants and children.

    3. Is it safe to take nicotinamide supplements during pregnancy? Yes, nicotinamide supplements are safe during pregnancy. Consult your physician for safe use

    4. 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.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with nicotinamide supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Pyridoxine Hydrochloride

    1. Does vitamin B6 help to treat carpal tunnel syndrome? Yes, vitamin B6 helps to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Consult your physician for safe use.

    2. What is the daily requirement of vitamin B6 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 vitamin B6? Fish, liver, and citrus fruits are some of the dietary sources of vitamin B

    6.

    4. Can I take any other medications along with vitamin B6 supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

    5. How should I take vitamin B6 supplements? You should take vitamin B6 supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use. Riboflavin

    1. Can I take riboflavin to prevent dryness of skin and ageing? Yes. Riboflavin has antioxidant action and improves the skin integrity. Consult your physician to know the risk dose and for safe use.

    2. What is the daily requirement of riboflavin to prevent deficiency disease? A daily intake of

    1.6 mg for an adult male and

    1.2 mg for an adult female will help to prevent deficiency diseases. Pregnant women need

    1.5 mg and lactating women need

    1.8 mg of riboflavin daily.

    3. Can patients with lactose intolerance take riboflavin supplements? Yes, patients with intolerance need to take riboflavin supplements as they cannot absorb enough vitamin B from the dietary sources. Consult your physician for safe use.

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

    5. How should I take riboflavin supplements? You should take riboflavin supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use. Thiamine

    1. Is it safe to take thiamine during pregnancy? Yes, thiamine is safe during pregnancy. Consult your physician for safe use.

    2. What are the dietary sources of thiamine? Cereals, beans, nuts, yeast, and meat are some of the dietary sources of thiamine.

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

    4. How should I take thiamine supplements? You should take thiamine supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use.

    5. Do thiamine supplements reduce the painful menstruation? Yes, thiamine taken for 90 days reduces painful menstruation. Consult the doctor before taking the medication. Zinc

    1. How should I store zinc supplements? Zinc supplements should be stores 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.

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