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Chrominac A Tablet 10

Chrominac A Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Alfacalcidol is used to treat symptoms of rickets and osteomalacia such as softening and deforming of bones. It is also used to treat symptoms caused due to osteodystrophy (kidney failure). Alfacalcidol is used to correct calcium levels in the newborn. Acetylcysteine is mainly used to treat liver toxicity due to paracetamol overdose. Acetylcysteine is also used to treat acute coughs, blocked noses and other congestive problems such as bronchitis, pneumonia. It also provides relief from dry eye syndromes associated with deficient tear secretion. Biotin Biotin is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of biotin deficiency. It is used for the treatment and prevention of hair loss. It is prescribed to improve the thickness of finger and toe nails in the patients having brittle nails. It alleviates nerve pain in diabetic patients. Biotin reduces the levels of blood sugar levels when taken in combination with chromium. 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.

    Mode of drug action


    Alfacalcidol is a vitamin D3 hormone. It is activated by 25-hydroxylase enzyme in the liver, the active form of vitamin D3, calcitriol binds to intracellular receptors that increase the reabsorption of calcium in renal tubule, GI absorption, osteoclastic resorption thus ensures a large amount of calcium availability in the body. Acetylcysteine acts by thinning out mucus and helps clear the out nasal passages. It decreases the viscosity of secretions by splitting the disulphide bonds in mucoproteins. Acetylcysteine binds to the poisonous forms (metabolites) of paracetamol. Acetylcysteine also acts as an antioxidant, so it may play a role in preventing cancer. Biotin Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin. It is also known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H. Biotin is a cofactor plays a role in several enzymatic reactions such as carboxylation, formation of acetyl co A etc. Biotin plays an important role in the catalysis of metabolic reactions such as biosynthesis of fatty acids. It decreases the serum triglycerides and VLDL and reduces the risk of heart attack. It converts the fat and other complex sugar molecules into glucose and produces energy. It initiates amino acid catabolism and enhances the formation of protein. Biotin along with folic acid enhances the fetus growth in the uterus. Biotin improves growth of hair and nails. Chromium Chromium is an essential trace nutrient that induces insulin action thus influencing carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most reported alfacalcidol side effects are frequent urination, swelling of body parts, dry mouth, thirst, skin rashes, itching, urticaria, feeling sick or weak. Acetylcysteine side effects include nausea and vomiting, bronchospasm, chest tightness, coughing up blood, respiratory tract infection, running nose, thickened respiratory tract secretions, oral ulcer, drowsiness, diarrhea, and fever. Biotin Biotin is safe and nontoxic. No major side effects are reported for biotin. Stomach upset and mild skin rash are the two most common side effect reported by the patients who were on biotin therapy. Chromium The decrease in the chromium levels causes side effects such as renal failure, headaches, nausea, mood changes, impaired thinking, and co-ordination.

    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

    • Chrominac A is not recommended to the patients with hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the body).

    • The Chrominac A medicine contains Arachis oil and glycerol. Patients allergic to arachis or soya should avoid the drug.

    • Pregnant women should take doctor’s advice before taking the medicine. Do not self-medicate.

    • Overweight people need to have more vitamin D3, as vitamin D is dissolved and stored in fat cells rather than circulating in the blood.

    • Discuss with the doctor how to take Chrominac A with antifungal drugs or cephalosporins, as they may have drug-drug interactions.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am diagnosed with renal calculi. Can I use alfacalcidol? No, patients with renal calculi should not take alfacalcidol drug.

    2. I am 65 years old. Can I use alfacalcidol? Alfacalcidol should be used with caution in elderly, as they are sensitive to the side effects of alfacalcidol.

    3. What is the effect of alfacalcidol in pregnant women? Alfacalcidol is prescribed to pregnant women only if needed. Consult your doctor before using the drug.

    4. I am on digoxin. Can I use alfacalcidol? No, concomitant use of alfacalcidol with digoxin is not recommended due to worsening of side effects.

    5. How is the alfacalcidol dose prescribed in children? Alfacalcidol is prescribed to children depending upon the weight. Discuss with your doctor the dosage and usage of the drug. Acetylcysteine

    1. Is acetylcysteine safe during pregnancy? Yes. There are no known adverse effects of acetylcysteine on the fetus.

    2. Does acetyl cysteine cause weight gain? No, acetylcysteine causing this side effect is very rare. However, consult your doctor if you notice this side effect.

    3. Is it better to take acetylcysteine with food? Acetylcysteine can be taken with or without food. But it is advised to take the tablet at fixed time.

    4. Is it safe to drive while on acetylcysteine medication? Acetylcysteine may cause drowsiness, so avoid activities which require alertness such as driving and operating heavy machinery.

    5. I am experiencing chest tightness and diarrhea after taking acetylcysteine, shall I discontinue the medication? No. Do not stop or start acetylcysteine without asking your doctor. Chest tightness and diarrhea are the side effects of the drug, which weans off with time. However, consult your doctor if the symptoms worsen. Biotin

    1. Can I take biotin supplements during pregnancy? Yes. Biotin improves the fetal growth so; you can take biotin supplements during pregnancy. Consult your physician before taking the biotin supplements to know the right dose required for you.

    2. Does biotin help in the re-growth of the eye lashes? Yes. Biotin improves the growth of hair and eye-lashes. You can consult your physician before taking the medication.

    3. Does biotin help in weight loss? Biotin reduces the cholesterol levels and causes weight loss. Consult your physician to get the right dose of this medication in your weight loss regimen.

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

    5. Does biotin help to control blood glucose levels? Yes. Studies have shown that biotin supplements have reduced the blood glucose levels in the diabetic patients. Consult your physician before taking biotin supplements for safe use. 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.

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