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Carmax Capsule 15

Carmax Capsule 15


    • Rs. 239.00

    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 discoloration. 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. Chromium picolinate Chromium picolinate is a mineral found in certain foods. It works together with insulin to metabolize carbohydrates. Chromium picolinate 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. Cyanocobalamin Cyanocobalamin is a form of vitamin B12 which is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. It is also used in the treatment of pernicious anemia. Cyanocobalamin deficiency is seen in patients with fish tapeworm infestation, a malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency. Omega-3 fatty acid Omega-3 fatty acid is used to treat high cholesterol levels. Thus, it is used to treat the related heart conditions.

    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. 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. Cyanocobalamin Cyanocobalamin 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. Cyanocobalamin maintains the functions 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 methylcobalamin can decrease the metabolism of folic acid and can lead to folic acid deficiency. Omega-3 fatty acid Omega-3 fatty acid works by reducing the production of lipids in the liver.

    What are the common side effects?

    Alpha-lipoic acid The common side effects of alpha-lipoic acid are a headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate, and feeling jittery. 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 commonly reported side effects of selenium are hair loss, nail changes, loss of energy, irritability, nausea, and vomiting. Cyanocobalamin The common side effects of cyanocobalamin 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. Omega-3 fatty acid The side effects of omega-3 fatty acid are diarrhea, burping, upset stomach, changes in taste and mild stomach pain.


    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 Carmax capsule if an allergic reaction was seen in the past with any of the ingredients.

    • In the case of pregnancy, plan for pregnancy and lactation, ask a doctor before using cap Carmax. This is to ensure the safety of the drug to the baby.

    • Carmax medicine can interact with other drugs. So, ask a doctor before using any other medicines along with Carmax drug.

    • For the information such as Carmax benefits and side effects, refer to the label.

    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 an herbal supplement. It has to be bought from a reliable source to reduce the risk of contamination.

    3. Does alpha lipoic acid treat 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. Chromium

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

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

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

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

    5. What are the drugs that may interact with chromium picolinate? Chromium picolinate 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 (25°C) away from direct sunlight and moisture.

    2. Is selenium safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Selenium is safe for pregnant and lactating females. 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. Cyanocobalamin

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

    2. Is it safe to give cyanocobalamin supplements for children? Yes, cyanocobalamin 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 cyanocobalamin supplements during pregnancy? Yes, you can take cyanocobalamin 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 cyanocobalamin supplements? Cyanocobalamin supplements may decrease potassium levels in patients with severe cyanocobalamin deficiency.

    5. When can I stop taking the cyanocobalamin medicine? Do not stop the medication unless prescribed by the doctor, as cyanocobalamin has rebound effects. Omega-3 fatty acid

    1. Is omega-3 fatty acid a complete treatment for high cholesterol? No. Along with omega-3 fatty acids, a diet low in fat should be taken, and exercises suggested by the doctor should be followed.

    2. Will the heart rate increase with omega-3 fatty acid? Yes. Omega-3 fatty acid may increase heart rate especially within the first 2-3 months of its use.

    3. Can I suggest omega-3 fatty acid to others with high cholesterol? No. Do not suggest any drug to others with the similar condition. The drugs should be prescribed only by a doctor.

    4. What are the dietary sources of Omega-3 fatty acid? Omega-3 fatty acid is richly present in fish oils, walnuts, sea foods, soybeans, flaxseed oil, and spinach.

    5. Can I take omega-3 fatty acid and diuretics together? Ask a doctor before taking omega-3 fatty acid and diuretics together because of the possibility of interaction between them.

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