Evion Forte Capsule 60
Lycopene is a carotenoid found in the fruits and vegetables. It prevents cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Eicosapentaenoic acid is a fatty acid which is used along with other anti-depressants to treat depression. It helps in wound healing after surgery. The other eicosapentaenoic acid uses include treatment of psoriasis, certain mood disorders and symptoms of menopause. It reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in people with clogged arteries of the heart. Docosahexaenoic acid is used to treat high cholesterol levels. Thus, it is used to treat the related heart conditions. Vitamin C plays a major role in wound healing. It helps the body to absorb iron, which is essential for the production of RBCs. It is used in the treatment of scurvy. It prevents the possibility of cataract and lead toxicity. It is also used to lower blood pressure. Vitamin E is an antioxidant. It is used in the treatment of vitamin E deficiency. It aids in wound healing, treat ataxia, relieves from fatigue and acts as an energy booster.
How does the drug work?
Lycopene is a carotenoid found in the fruits and vegetables. It has antioxidant activity and prevents cell damage caused by oxidative stress. It reduces the production of free radicals and improves skin texture and complexion. It also reduces the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disorders. Eicosapentaenoic acid works by preventing the blood from clotting easily. It reduces the pain and swelling. It also lowers the levels of lipids in the blood. Docosahexaenoic acid works by reducing the production of lipids in the liver. Vitamin C is also known as ascorbic acid which is an antioxidant. Antioxidants act by blocking free radicals which can damage the cells. Vitamin C helps in the production of collagen which is an important protein for healthy skin, hair, nails, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. Vitamin E inhibits the production of free radicals that cause cardiovascular disease and cancer. It slows the process of damaging cells. It is essential for functioning of many organs in the body.
What are the common side effect?
Diarrhea, dyspepsia, gas, nausea, and vomiting are common side effects of carotenoids. The common side effects of eicosapentaenoic acid are nausea, diarrhea, skin rash, itching, heartburn, nosebleed, joint, muscle, and back pain. The side effects which are common with docosahexaenoic acid are diarrhea, burping, upset stomach, changes in taste and mild stomach pain. The side effects include nausea and vomiting, headache, flushing, skin redness, back pain, diarrhea, stomach cramp, and stomach upset. The common side effects of vitamin E due to high doses are fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, blurred vision, rash, bruising, and bleeding.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. What are rich sources of lycopene? Tomatoes, apricot, cranberry, grapes, pink grapefruit, guava, papaya, peaches, and watermelon are the rich sources of lycopene.
2. Are there any special dietary restrictions that I need to follow while taking lycopene supplements? Consult the physician to know about the dietary restrictions that should be followed while taking lycopene supplements.
3. Does lycopene reduces the risk of age-related eye disorders? Yes. Many studies suggest that lycopene reduces the risk of age-related eye disorders.
4. How should I store lycopene supplements? Lycopene supplements should be stored at room temperature away from heat and direct sunlight.
5. Is it safe to take lycopene supplements during pregnancy and breastfeeding? No adequate information is available regarding the safety of lycopene in the pregnant and breastfeeding females. Consult the physician to take the medication. Eicosapentaenoic acid
1. What is the safe dose of eicosapentaenoic acid per day? The maximum safe quantity of eicosapentaenoic acid is 3 grams per day. Beyond this amount, it can increase the risk of bleeding.
2. How can I reduce the side effects with eicosapentaenoic acid? Eicosapentaenoic acid when taken with meals can reduce the side effects of the drug.
3. What happens if eicosapentaenoic acid is taken along with anti-hypertensive medicines? Eicosapentaenoic acid, when taken together with anti-hypertensive medicines, can decrease the blood pressure excessively.
4. Can I take blood-thinning agents along with eicosapentaenoic acid? These drugs when used together can lead to increased risk of bleeding, so consult a doctor before taking these medicines together.
5. What is the dose of eicosapentaenoic acid for depression? The usual dose of eicosapentaenoic acid in the treatment of depression is 1 gram, twice daily.
6. How long is the treatment of menopause with eicosapentaenoic acid? It takes about 8 weeks for relieving the symptoms of menopause, with eicosapentaenoic acid 500 mg, taken thrice daily. Docosahexaenoic acid
1. Is docosahexaenoic acid a complete treatment for high cholesterol? No. Along with docosahexaenoic acids, a low fat diet , and exercises suggested by the doctor should be followed.
2. Will the heart rate increase with docosahexaenoic acid? Yes. Docosahexaenoic acid may increase heart rate especially within the first 2-3 months of its use.
3. Can I suggest docosahexaenoic 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 docosahexaenoic acid? Docosahexaenoic acid is richly present in fish oils, walnuts, sea foods, soybeans, flaxseed oil, and spinach.
5. Can I take docosahexaenoic acid and diuretics together? Ask a doctor before taking docosahexaenoic acid and diuretics together because of the possibility of interaction between them. Vitamin C
1. Is it safe to take iron supplements along with vitamin C supplements? Yes, vitamin C helps to increase the absorption of iron.
2. I am experiencing cold very often, my doctor prescribed vitamin C, how does this help? Frequent cold attacks may be a result of decreased immunity. Vitamin C helps to boost your immunity thereby reducing your cold attacks.
3. Can I take vitamin C for acne? Vitamin C helps in growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body, including skin. However, consult your doctor before using vitamin C or any condition.
4. How does vitamin C serum help to improve my skin tone? Vitamin C is a most common ingredient in the skin care products. Because of its anti-oxidant properties it fights free-radicals and helps to produce collagen naturally thereby improving your skin tone.
5. What is the usual frequency of drug intake? The drug can be taken at a frequency of once a day to thrice a day safely. However, it depends on the individual’s condition. Consult your doctor about the frequency of the dose. Vitamin E
1. What is the recommended dose of vitamin E? The recommended dose of vitamin E is 1000 mg/day.
2. What are the sources of vitamin E? Sunflower seeds, almonds, peanuts, wheat germ oil, avocados, spinach, mangoes, and palm oil are dietary sources of vitamin E.
3. Can I use vitamin E for longer durations to improve overall health? Though vitamin E helps in improving health, prolonged use may cause some adverse effects. Therefore, take the medication for a duration suggested by your doctor.
4. Can I take aspirin with vitamin E? Vitamin E can also act as an anticoagulant and when taken with aspirin, it may cause hypervitaminosis E, which is life-threatening.
5. Is vitamin E good for skin? Vitamin E has anti-aging properties and also helps in treating dehydrated skin.