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Betonin Ast Syrup 400 ML

Betonin Ast Syrup 400 ML


    • Rs. 157.00

    Uses :

    Niacinamide Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 which is used in the treatment of deficiency of the vitamin B3, called as pellagra. Pyridoxine   Pyridoxine is used for the prevention and treatment of vitamin B6 deficiency disorders. It is used to treat sideroblastic anemia, 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 is also used to prevent seizures, convulsions in the epileptic patients. Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 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, malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency. 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 L-Lysine L-Lysine is an amino acid which is used to prevent and treat cold sores caused by herpes simplex virus. It is also used for the treatment of osteoporosis.

    Mode of drug action

    Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) Niacinamide acts as a substitute for the vitamin B3 deficiency in the human body. 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. Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 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. Vitamin B12 maintains the function of bone marrow and enhances the production of red blood cells. It is also required for the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein. Deficiency of vitamin B12 can decrease the metabolism of folic acid and can lead to folic acid deficiency. Zinc Zinc available in this drug supplies enough zinc required for the normal growth and functioning of the body. L-Lysine L- Lysine is an amino acid which enhances the absorption of calcium. It also takes part in the formation of collagen, which makes up bones and cartilage. Therefore, it is used for the treatment of osteoporosis. It kills the herpes simplex virus by cytopathogenicity.

    What are the common side effects?

    Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) The common side effects with Niacinamide are nausea, stomach upset, and diarrhea. 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. Methylcobalamine The common side effects of methylcobalamine 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. Zinc The common side effects of zinc are vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and metallic taste in the mouth. L-Lysine The common side effects of L-Lysine are stomach pain, diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, and vomiting. L-lysine can cause stomach cramps in the patients who are intolerant to lysinuric protein.


    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

    • Betonin AST Drug should be avoided if allergic to any of the ingredient present in the drug.

    • Consult a doctor before using Betonin AST Drug during pregnancy and breast feeding.

    • Do not take any other drugs along with Betonin AST Drug, without consulting a doctor.

    • Take Betonin AST Drug as prescribed by the doctor. Do not over dose it.

    • Avoid tetracyclines along with Betonin AST Drug as these drugs reduce the absorption of tetracyclines when used together.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can pregnant women take Niacinamide? Pregnant women should take the Niacinamide medicine with a doctor’s advice.

    2. Can I take blood-thinning agents with Niacinamide? Before taking any other drugs with Niacinamide, ask your doctor for confirmation on the safe use of the drugs together.

    3. What are the food sources of vitamin B? The food sources of vitamin B include fish, meat, fortified cereals, whole grain bread, and poultry.

    4. What if I miss a dose of Niacinamide? In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as your remember. If it is nearly time for next dose, then skip the forgotten dose and take the next dose at its usual time.

    5. How to store Niacinamide medicine? Store exactly as per the instructions provided on the package insert. Discard the medicine after its expiry date. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6)

    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


    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. Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12)

    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. 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. L-Lysine

    1. Is L-Lysine useful for the treatment of osteoarthritis? Yes. L-Lysine increases the formation of collagen which is essential for the formation of bones and cartilage.

    2. Is L-lysine effective against viral infections? No. L-lysine does not have antiviral action.

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