Medicine : Cardioplus Cap.(10)

Name:Cardioplus Cap.(10)
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Ipca Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Folic Acid , Vitamin B12 , Vitamin B6 , Vitamin A , Vitamin C
Composition:Folic Acid(0.3 Mg) , Vitamin B12(1 Mcg) , Vitamin B6(1.5 Mg) , Vitamin A(2500 Iu) , Vitamin C(50 Mg)
Substitutes:cardioplus cap.(10) , cardioplus cap.(10) , cardioplus cap.(10) , cardioplus cap.(10) , cardioplus cap.(10)


Generic ( Folic Acid )



Typical use Of Folic Acid :Folic Acid Is A Vitamin Used In The Treatment And Prevention Of Anemia (low Red Blood Cells) Due To Folic Acid Deficiency, Pregnancy Or As A Side Effect Of Certain Drugs, Kidney Disorders, Malabsorption Syndromes, And To Prevent Birth Defects In Infants.
Mechanism of action of Folic Acid :Folic Acid Is Involved In Producing The Genetic Material Called DNA, In Formation Of Red Blood Cells, In Reducing Risk Of Heart Problems (by Reducing Blood Homocysteine Levels) And Other Body Functions.
Drug Interaction of Folic Acid :Fluorouracil, Sulphonamide, Phenytoin, Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine, Cholestyramine, And Zinc May Affect The Efficacy Of Folic Acid Or Vice Versa. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Folic Acid :The Common Side Effects Are Urge To Vomit, Bloating Of Stomach, Excessive Passage Of Wind, Loss Of Appetite, Worsening Of Vitamin B12 Deficiency (when Folic Acid Is Used Alone To Treat Anemia Without Investigating The Cause). Consult Your Doctor Immediately If Rash, Itching, Or Breathlessness Develops.

INTERACTIONS OF FOLIC ACID


How Folic Acid 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 Folic Acid will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safest: Evidence From Clinical Studies Has Shown That This Drug When Taken By Breastfeeding Mothers Has Not Shown Any Major Side Effects In Infants. The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare Or The Drug Does Not Reach The Infant Through Breast Milk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Folic Acid

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin B12 )



Typical use Of Vitamin B12 :Addisonian Pernicious Anaemia, Congenital Cobalamine Malabsorption, Congenital Intrinsic Factor Deficiency, Homocystenemia, Ileal Resection, Methylmalonylacidurias, Nutrition Deficiency, Post Gastrectomy Vit B-12 Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin B12 :Vitamin B12 Is Used In The Body In Two Forms: Methylcobalamin And 5-deoxyadenosyl Cobalamin. The Enzyme Methionine Synthase Needs Methylcobalamin As A Cofactor. This Enzyme Is Involved In The Conversion Of The Amino Acid Homocysteine Into Methionine. Methionine In Turn Is Required For DNA Methylation. 5-Deoxyadenosyl Cobalamin Is A Cofactor Needed By The Enzyme That Converts L-methylmalonyl-CoA To Succinyl-CoA. This Conversion Is An Important Step In The Extraction Of Energy From Proteins And Fats.
Drug Interaction of Vitamin B12 :Cyanocobalamin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Chloramphenicol, Cholestyramine, Colchicine, Epoetin, Glucose, Neomycin, Omeprazole. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Vitamin B12 :Hypersensitivity Reactions, Shivering, Dyspnea, Persistant Urticaria, Bronchospasm.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN B12


How Vitamin B12 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 Vitamin B12 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 Vitamin B12

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin B6 )



Typical use Of Vitamin B6 :It Is Used For The Treatment And Prevention Of Vitamin B6 Deficiency. It Is Important For The Breakdown Of Protein, Fats, And Carbohydrates From Foods.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin B6 : Vitamin B6, Principally In Its Biologically Active Coenzyme Form Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate, Is Involved In A Wide Range Of Biochemical Reactions, Including The Metabolism Of Amino Acids And Glycogen, The Synthesis Of Nucleic Acids, Hemogloblin, Sphingomyelin And Other Sphingolipids, And The Synthesis Of The Neurotransmitters Serotonin, Dopamine, Norepinephrine And Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA).
Drug Interaction of Vitamin B6 :Pyridoxine Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Ethionamide, Fosphenytoin, Isoniazid, Levodopa, Nitrofurantoin, Penicillamine, Phenobarbitone, Phenytoin (Na). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Vitamin B6 :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Headache, Sleepiness, Tingling, Prickling, Burning Or Sensation Of Tightness.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN B6


How Vitamin B6 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 Vitamin B6 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 Vitamin B6

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin A )



Typical use Of Vitamin A :Vitamin A Is A Fat Soluble Vitamin And Is Effective For The Treatment Of Vitamin A Deficiency And Abnormal Dryness Of The Conjunctiva And Cornea Of The Eye, With Swelling And Ridge Formation.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin A :Vitamin A Is Required For Proper Growth And Development, Good Eye Sight, And To Increase The Immunity Of The Body. In Eye, It Helps In The Formation Of Retina Which Is Required For Both Low-light And Color Vision. Vitamin A As Retinoic Acid Is A Growth Factor For Epithelial And Other Cells.
Drug Interaction of Vitamin A :Vitamin A Is Known To Interact Significantly With Other Drugs Birth Control Pills, Blood Thinners (warfarin), Synthetic Vitamin A Preparations, And Cholestyramine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Vitamin A :Severe Allergic Reactions, Inflammation Of Skin Of Face, Conjunctival Inflammation, Dry Mucus, Inflammation Of Skin Adjacent To Nails, Haziness Of Cornea, Peeling Of Skin Of Palms And Feet, Ulcers And Inflammation Of Corners Of Lips, And Hair Fall.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN A


How Vitamin A will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Vitamin A will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Vitamin A

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin C )



Typical use Of Vitamin C :Treatment Of Scurvy. Adjuvent Therapy In Common Cold, Asthma, Cancer, Atherosclerosis.Thalassaemia. Metabolic Disorders (tyrosinaemia Type III, Transient Tyrosinaemia Of The Newborn, Glutathione Synthase Deficiency, Hawkinsinuria).
Mechanism of action of Vitamin C :Ascorbic Acid Is A Functional And Principal In Vivo Form Of Vitamin C, An Essential Water-soluble Vitamin Which Is Fundamental In The Synthesis Of Collagen And Intercellular Materials.
Drug Interaction of Vitamin C :Deferroxamine, Hormonal Contraceptives, Flufenazine, Warfarin, Elemental Iron.
Side effects of Vitamin C :Diarrhea, GI Disturbances. May Cause Acidification Of The Urine.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN C


How Vitamin C 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 Vitamin C will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safest: Evidence From Clinical Studies Has Shown That This Drug When Taken By Breastfeeding Mothers Has Not Shown Any Major Side Effects In Infants. The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare Or The Drug Does Not Reach The Infant Through Breast Milk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Vitamin C

No Studies Found