Medicine : Bactiv Cap

Name:Bactiv Cap
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
Generic Use:Thiamine , Riboflavin , Niacin , Methylcobalamin , Biotin
Composition:Thiamine(20 Mg) , Riboflavin(20 Mg) , Niacin(140 Mg) , Methylcobalamin(400 Mcg) , Biotin(400 Mcg)
Substitutes:bactiv cap , bactiv cap , bactiv cap , bactiv cap , bactiv cap


Generic ( Thiamine )



Typical use Of Thiamine :Thiamine Is Used As S A Nutritional Supplement To Treat Inflammation Of The Nerves, Low Thiamine Levels Due To Beriberi, Alcoholism, Liver Disease (cirrhosis), Digestive Problems Including Poor Appetite, Ulcerative Colitis, And Ongoing Diarrhea. It Is Also Used In Metabolic Disorders Associated With Genetic Diseases, Including Leigh's Disease, Maple Syrup Urine Disease, And Brain Disorder Due To Thiamine Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Thiamine :Thiamine Is A Water Soluble Vitamin, Which Is Converted To Its Active Form (thiamine Pyrophosphate) In The Body, Which Is Essential For Carbohydrate Metabolism.
Drug Interaction of Thiamine :Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Thiamine :Thiamine Is Generally Safe, Although Rare Allergic Reactions And Skin Irritation May Occur.

INTERACTIONS OF THIAMINE


How Thiamine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Thiamine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Thiamine

No Studies Found






Generic ( Riboflavin )



Typical use Of Riboflavin :Arabinoflavinosis, Vitamin Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Riboflavin :Binds To Riboflavin Hydrogenase, Riboflavin Kinase, And Riboflavin Synthase. Riboflavin Is The Precursor Of Flavin Mononucleotide (FMN, Riboflavin Monophosphate) And Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide (FAD). The Antioxidant Activity Of Riboflavin Is Principally Derived From Its Role As A Precursor Of FAD And The Role Of This Cofactor In The Production Of The Antioxidant Reduced Glutathione. Reduced Glutathione Is The Cofactor Of The Selenium-containing Glutathione Peroxidases Among Other Things. The Glutathione Peroxidases Are Major Antioxidant Enzymes. Reduced Glutathione Is Generated By The FAD-containing Enzyme Glutathione Reductase.
Drug Interaction of Riboflavin :Arabinoflavinosis, Vitamin Deficiency.
Side effects of Riboflavin :Discoloration Of Urine, Swelling Of Face, Difficulty Breathing, Swelling Of Lips And Tongue.

INTERACTIONS OF RIBOFLAVIN


How Riboflavin will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Is Sufficient Evidence To Suggest That There Is No Risk To The Fetus In The First Trimester (12 Weeks) Of Pregnancy And There Is No Evidence Of Risk In Later Trimesters. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Riboflavin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safer: Drug Has Been Studied In Few Breastfeeding Women And The Evidence Shows That There Is No Increase In Side Effects In The Infants, Or The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Riboflavin

No Studies Found






Generic ( Niacin )



Typical use Of Niacin :Hypercholesterolaemia, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertriglyceridaemia, Pellagra.
Mechanism of action of Niacin :Niacin Is A Derivative Of Vitamin B And Is Incorporated Into Coenzymes Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD) And Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate (NADP), Which Are Involved In Multiple Cellular Metabolic Pathways. Niacin Also Reduces Total Serum Cholesterol, LDL, VLDL, And Triglycerides, And Increases HDL Cholesterol. It Appears To Decrease Hepatic Synthesis Of VLDL.
Drug Interaction of Niacin :Niacin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Atorvastatin, Colestipol (HCl), Fluvastatin, Glibornuride, Gliquidone, Technetium Tc-99m Disofenin, Technetium Tc-99m Lidofenin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Niacin :Urticaria, Cramps, Myalgia, Blurred Vision, Acanthosis Nigricans, Ichthyosis, Toxic Amblyopia, Atrial Arrhythmias, Elevated Serum Aspartate Transaminase, Hepatitis, Hepatic Failure, Flushing, Headache, Pruritus, Diarrhea, Gastric Irritation, Flushing, Bloating.

INTERACTIONS OF NIACIN


How Niacin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Niacin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Niacin

No Studies Found






Generic ( Methylcobalamin )



Typical use Of Methylcobalamin :To Prevent And Treat Vitamin B12 Deficiency Causing That Causes Anemia As Well As Nerve Damage With Numbness, Tingling, Pain In Various Neurological Disorders.
Mechanism of action of Methylcobalamin :Methylcobalamin Is An Active Form Of Vitamin B12. It Is Required For The Proper Function And Development Of The Brain, Nerves, Blood Cells, And Many Other Parts Of The Body.
Drug Interaction of Methylcobalamin :Methylcobalamin May Interact With Chloramphenicol, Colchicine, Antibiotics (neomycin), Aminosalicylic Acid, And Medicines Used For Stomach And Intestine Disorders (H2 Blockers, Proton Pump Inhibitors).
Side effects of Methylcobalamin :Methylcobalamin May Cause Diarrhea, Loss Of Appetite, Urge To Vomit, And Vomiting.

INTERACTIONS OF METHYLCOBALAMIN


How Methylcobalamin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Methylcobalamin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Methylcobalamin

No Studies Found






Generic ( Biotin )



Typical use Of Biotin :To Prevent And Treat Biotin Deficiency Associated With Pregnancy, Long-term Tube Feeding, Malnutrition, And Rapid Weight Loss. It Is Also Used Orally For Hair Loss, Brittle Nails, Skin Rash In Infants (seborrheic Dermatitis), Diabetes, And Mild Depression.
Mechanism of action of Biotin :Biotin Is A Component Of Important Enzymes Involved In Breakdown And Utilization Of Carbohydrates, Fats And Proteins. It Is Also Known To Be Involved In Important DNA Processes.
Drug Interaction of Biotin :Biotin May Interact With Clozapine, Fluvoxamine, Haloperidol, Mexiletine, Imipramine, Olanzapine, Pentazocine, Propranolol, Tacrine, Theophylline, Zileuton, Zolmitriptan. Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital, Valproic Acid, Alpha Lipoic Acid May Reduce Blood Levels Of Biotin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Biotin :No Side Effects Following Biotin Use Have Been Reported At Appropriate Doses.

INTERACTIONS OF BIOTIN


How Biotin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Biotin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Biotin

No Studies Found