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Benalgis 100 MG Tablet 10

Benalgis 100 MG Tablet 10


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    Uses :

    Benfotiamine is a derivative of vitamin B1 (i.e. thiamine) which is used to treat vitamin B1 deficiency. It corrects metabolic disorders such as Leigh's disease, maple syrup urine, etc. Benfotiamine is also given for the treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, a brain disorder.

    Mode of drug action

    Benfotiamine acts by combining with an energy molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP). This forms a coenzyme required for the metabolism of carbohydrates, thus, producing necessary products for the body.

    What are the common side effects?

    Benfotiamine does not usually cause side effects at its normal dose. At larger doses, the possible side effects are hot flashes, tingling, shortness of breath, and bluish skin.


    Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid using Benalgis medicine in patients with asthma and difficulty in breathing.

    • Do not use Benalgis medicine along with antibiotic and dairy products without consulting a doctor.

    • Do not use Benalgis medicine if there is a previous history of head injury, increased pressure in brain, extra growth in brain or infection in brain.

    • Inform the doctor before using Benalgis medicine if any transplantation is done in the past or suffering from autoimmune disorders.

    • Take medical consultation before using Benalgis during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    • Discontinue Benalgis medicine and immediately consult the doctor if any unusual symptoms are developed.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I take benfotiamine during pregnancy? It is likely safe to take benfotiamine during pregnancy, within the prescribed dose. Ask your doctor before taking the medicine.

    2. What is the dose of benfotiamine? About 300-600 mg of benfotiamine should be taken orally, in two divided doses.

    3. Should I take benfotiamine with food? Yes. You need to take benfotiamine with food for a better absorption of the drug.

    4. What should I do if I miss a dose of benfotiamine? Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. But if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed one and take the next dose at its regular schedule.

    5. How to store benfotiamine? Store the drug away from heat, light and moisture, below 30 degrees Celsius. Do not use them after the expiry date.

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