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Dexorange Capsule 30

Dexorange Capsule 30

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    • Rs. 97.00

    Uses :

    Ferric ammonium citrate Ferric ammonium citrate is an essential mineral which is given during iron deficiency anemia treatment. It can also be given as a prophylactic medicine to treat anemia. Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 also known as cyanocobalamin is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency and pernicious anemia. Vitamin B12 deficiency is seen in patients with fish tapeworm infestation, malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency. It is also prescribed to treat pernicious anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnant women, infants and newborn. Folic acid Folic acid is prescribed for the treatment of megaloblastic anemia, folic acid deficiency and macrolytic 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 and prevent the birth defects such as spina bifida. It helps to prevent diseases such as colon cancer, cervical cancer, heart diseases and stoke. Folic acid is prescribed to prevent memory loss in the patients with Alzheimer’s disease. It is also used to treat gum infections.

    Mode of drug action


    Ferric ammonium citrate Ferric ammonium citrate generates the iron required for the hemoglobin during the production of red blood cells. Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 plays an important role in the cell growth, cell reproduction, hematopoiesis, and formation of DNA. It works in conjugation with folic acid and enhances the synthesis of DNA. Vitamin B12 plays a role in the formation of myelin sheath (a protective sheet that surrounds the nerves) and maintains the nerves intact. Vitamin B12 maintains the functions of bone marrow and enhances the production of red blood cells. It also plays a role in the metabolism of vitamin A by enhancing the absorption of carotene (a substance which is converted to vitamin A). It also plays a role in the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein. 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 converted to tetrahydrofolic acid and methyltetrahydrofolate in the presence of the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase. Folic acid takes part in erythopoiesis 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.

    What are the common side effects?

    Ferric ammonium citrate The common side effects of ferric ammonium citrate are stomach and intestinal upset or discomfort or pain and black stools. Vitamin B12 The common side effects reported by the patients taking vitamin B12 supplements are abdominal or 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. Folic acid The common side effects reported by the individuals taking folic acid are fever, reddened skin, shortness of breath, skin rash or itching, tightness in chest, troubled breathing, wheezing, and general weakness or discomfort.

    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

    • Dexorange should be avoided if an allergic reaction or intolerance has been experienced in the past with any of the ingredients.

    • Patients with a history of stomach ulcers, kidney failure, liver disease, those undergoing treatment that affects bone marrow, alcohol abuse, infections, should take Dexorange medicine with caution.

    • In case of conditions such as Leber's disease, avoid taking Dexorange. This is due to the risk of damage to the optic nerve, which may result in blindness.

    • If any other medicines are to be taken along with Dexorange, inform the doctor. Carry the list of medicines already in use. The doctor will check for the safety of administering these drugs together.

    • Females who are pregnant, have chances of pregnancy, or are breastfeeding should seek a doctor’s advice before taking the Dexorange.

    • Follow the doctor’s instructions thoroughly before using Dexorange.

    • Information such as Dexorange capsules benefits, uses, obtained from the package leaflet of the medicine.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I take ferric ammonium citrate? Take ferric ammonium citrate with food, orally at the same time every day. Ask your doctor for the right dosage.

    2. Can I take ferric ammonium citrate during pregnancy? The safety of ferric ammonium citrate in pregnant women is not known. So, consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

    3. Can I drive after taking ferric ammonium citrate? Ferric ammonium citrate does not affect a person’s ability to drive. So, you may drive after this medication.

    4. Is ferric ammonium citrate a habit forming drug? No. Ferric ammonium citrate does not induce dependence in the users.

    5. How to store ferric ammonium citrate? Store the ferric ammonium citrate medicine in a cool and dry place at room temperature. 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. Are vitamin B12 supplements safe 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. It also promotes the development of nerves in the fetus. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.

    4. Should I undergo any test while taking vitamin B12 supplements? Vitamin B12 supplements may cause hypokalemia in patients with severe vitamin B12 deficiency. So get your electrolyte levels checked regularly.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with vitamin B12 supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. 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 about the safe use of the drug.

    2. Is 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 of 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.

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