Lycosim Capsule 10
Lycopene is a carotenoid found in the fruits and vegetables. It prevents cancer and cardiovascular diseases. 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. Zinc is usually prescribed for the treatment and prevention of zinc deficiency. It is used for the treatment of diarrhea. It reduces the symptoms of Wilson’s disease. It is used for the treatment of acne. Gingivitis, peptic ulcers, and muscle cramps. It is used to treat foot ulcers in the diabetic patient. It enhances wound healing in the patients with burns. It is used to reduce the risk of anemia. It is used to reduce the symptoms of anorexia. Zinc supplements are used for the treatment of common cold, atopic eczema, psoriasis and macular degeneration. Tretinoin is a form of vitamin A which smoothens and renews the skin. It is used to treat acne, wrinkles, and skin discolouration. It is used to treat ichthyosis and keratosis follicularis. Tretinoin is used in the treatment of acute promyelocyticleukemia (APL). It is used to treat acne vulgaris, mottled hyperpigmentation, severe recalcitrant Cystic acne, and tactile roughness of facial skin. It is used as a topical medication for the treatment of flat warts, psoriasis, keratosis palmarisetplantaris, epidermolytic hyperkeratosis, senile comedones, senile keratosis, keratosis follicularis (Darier's disease), and basal cell carcinomas. Vitamin C has multiple uses in the body. It is a water-soluble vitamin which helps boost immunity and is necessary for the normal growth and development. It acts as an antioxidant thereby prevents the cell damage and slows down the aging process. It 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 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. 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. Zinc is an essential trace element. It plays a vital role in the protein synthesis and in the cell division. It is essential for the proper growth and functioning of the body. It plays an important role in the immune functioning, wound healing, blood clotting, thyroid functioning and, absorption and utilization of vitamin A. Zinc improves the absorption of vitamin A and improves vision. Tretinoin is also known as all-trans-retinoic acid (ATRA). It is a naturally occurring derivative of vitamin A (retinol). Tretinoin enhances shedding of corneocytes from the follicle, thereby, reducing the symptoms of acne. Tretinoin regulates the cell reproduction, proliferation, and differentiation. It treats cancer by promoting cell differentiation and decreasing the proliferation of APL cells. It also binds to the alpha and betaretinoic acid receptors, which are associated with the development of cancer. 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 commonly reported side effects of selenium are hair loss, nail changes, loss of energy, irritability, nausea, and vomiting. The most common side effects reported are nausea, bad taste, diarrhea, vomiting, mouth irritation, and, rarely, mouth sores. The common side-effects of tretinoin are burning feeling or stinging skin, skin lightening, skin peeling, redness of the skin, unusual dryness of skin. 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. 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 women? Yes. Selenium is safe for pregnant and lactating women. 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. Zinc
1. How should I store zinc supplements? Zinc supplements should be stores at room temperature (25oC) away from direct sunlight and moisture.
2. Is zinc safe for pregnant and lactating females? Yes. Zinc is safe for pregnant and lactating females. However, consult your physician before taking the medication.
3. Can I take any other medications along with zinc supplements? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.
4. What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking zinc supplements? Zinc does not interact with most of the food substances. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking zinc supplements. Consult your physician for safe use.
5. Is zinc useful for the treatment of anemia? Yes, zinc is prescribed in combination with other medications for the treatment of anemia. Vitamin A
1. How long should I avoid pregnancy while undergoing tretinoin treatment? Do not get pregnant during the entire course of tretinoin treatment (about 16-24 weeks) and also for a month after completing the treatment.
2. Does tretinoin cause any side effects on the sperm in males? No. Tretinoin does not damage the sperm or cause any side effects which can harm the unborn baby of the partner.
3. What precautions should I take while using tretinoin for acne? While using tretinoin for acne, you must use a moisturizing cream and a lip balm to prevent dryness of skin and lips. Also, use a sun-protection cream with an SPF of minimum 15 due to the sensitivity of skin to the sun while using tretinoin.
4. Can I undergo cosmetic skin treatment during tretinoin therapy? Do not undergo any kind of cosmetic treatments for skin during tretinoin therapy. This is because your skin will become more sensitive while on this treatment.
5. Is driving vehicle safe after taking tretinoin tablets? Driving is not safe soon after taking tretinoin. This is because of the chances of visual disturbances during nights, drowsiness and dizziness with the drug.
6. How should I take tretinoin tablets? Take the tablets with food. Swallow them without crushing or chewing. 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.