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Coecoral Plus Capsule 10

Coecoral Plus Capsule 10


    • Rs. 184.00

    Uses :

    Calcium Calcium citrate is used to treat low blood calcium levels in the patients who do not get adequate calcium from their diet. It is also used in the treatment of osteoporosis (bone loss), osteomalacia (weak bones), rickets, hypoparathyroidism. It is also prescribed for the women who are pregnant, nursing, and postmenopausal. Folic acid Folic acid is prescribed for the treatment of megaloblastic anemia, folic acid deficiency and macrocytic 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 helps to prevent diseases such as colon cancer, cervical cancer, heart diseases and stoke. It is prescribed to prevent memory loss in the patients with Alzheimer’s disease. It is used to prevent the side effects of medications such as lometrexol and methotrexate. It is used to treat gum infections. Methylcobalamin Methylcobalamine is a form of vitamin B12 which 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. 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.

    Mode of drug action

    Calcium Calcium citrate plays a key role in the body. It is a water soluble calcium supplement. It is the combination of calcium salt with citric acid and malic acid. It has high bioavailability and dissolution. When absorbed by the body it releases calcium ions and calcium citrate complex. Calcium ions are directly absorbed into the intestinal cells, and citrate complex enters through paracellular absorption. 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 dihydrofolatereductase. 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. Methylcobalamin 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 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 vitamin B12 can decrease the metabolism of folic acid and can lead to folic acid deficiency. 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.

    What are the common side effects?

    Calcium The rare side effects of calcium citrate are constipation, stomach upset, loss of appetite, weight loss, and increased thirst. Folic acid The common side effects of folic acid are fever, reddened skin, shortness of breath, skin rash or itching, tightness in chest, troubled breathing, wheezing, and general weakness or discomfort. Methylcobalamin 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. Pyridoxine Pyridoxine is non toxic and does not cause serious side effects. 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.


    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

    • Do not use Coecoral Plus tablet in case of a previous allergic reaction to any of its ingredients. This is due the increased likelihood of having the reactions again.

    • Before taking any other drugs along with Coecoral Plus medicine ask a doctor for confirmation. This is because of interference of the drugs in terms of their absorption or an increase in the risk of unwanted effects.

    • Be cautious while using the med Methycal in case of illnesses such as hypertension, heart or kidney problems, stomach and intestinal bleeding and thyroid problems.

    • Pregnant women, those planning for pregnancy and lactating females should talk to their physician before the use of Coecoral Plus tab. This is to ensure safety of their baby.

    • Take the exact Coecoral Plus dosage as prescribed by the doctor. Do not discontinue Coecoral Plus med without the doctor’s advice.

    • Do not take Coecoral Plus drug 2 hours before or after taking other medicines as it may interact with other medicines.

    • Do not consume alcohol along with tab Coecoral Plus as it may increase the side effects of Coecoral Plus.

    What else should I know?

    1. I experienced increase in urination while taking Calcium citrate tablet. What should I do now? Increased urination is a common side effect of Calcium citrate. Seek medical advice if the condition worsens.

    2. What if I overdose? Patients with an overdose of Calcium citrate may have symptoms of allergic reactions such as itching, swelling, dizziness, and trouble breathing.

    3. What are the drugs I should avoid while using Calcium citrate? Avoid drugs such as digoxin or phosphate binders while taking Calcium citrate.

    4. I am on Quinolone antibiotics. Can I take Calcium citrate along with it? No, Quinolone antibiotics may decrease the absorption of calcium citrate.

    5. In which conditions I should avoid Calcium citrate? You should not take Calcium citrate in the conditions such as high calcium levels in the body, malabsorption syndrome, kidney stones, and gallstones. Folic acid

    1. Is it necessary to take folic acid supplements during pregnancy? Yes, most of the times folic acid supplements are prescribed to pregnant women as it prevents neural tube defects in the fetus and enhances 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. 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. Pyridoxine

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

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

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

    5. 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.

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