Medicine : Eposoft Cap

Name:Eposoft Cap
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Era Pharmaceuticals
Generic Use:Evening Primrose Oil , Tocoferol
Composition:Evening Primrose Oil(1000 Mg) , Tocoferol(5.03 Mg)
Substitutes:eposoft cap , eposoft cap


Generic ( Evening Primrose Oil )



Typical use Of Evening Primrose Oil :Used For Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis And Diabetic Neuropathy, Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, , Cancer, High Cholesterol, Heart Disease, A Movement Disorder In Children Called Dyspraxia, Leg Pain Due To Blocked Blood Vessels (intermittent Claudication), Alcoholism, Alzheimer's Disease, And Schizophrenia.
Mechanism of action of Evening Primrose Oil :The GLA Provided By Evening Primrose Oil Can Be Converted Directly To The Prostaglandin Precursor Di-homo-gamma-linolenic Acid And Might Be Beneficial To Individuals Unable To Metabolize Cis -linoleic Acid To GLA Or Those With Low Dietary Intake Of Cis -linoleic Acid.
Drug Interaction of Evening Primrose Oil :Evening Primerose Oil Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Aspirin, Clopidogrel (Plavix), Diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam, Others), Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Others), Naproxen (Anaprox, Naprosyn, Others), Dalteparin (Fragmin), Enoxaparin (Lovenox), Heparin, Warfarin (Coumadin). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Evening Primrose Oil :Upset Stomach, Nausea, Diarrhea, And Headache.

INTERACTIONS OF EVENING PRIMROSE OIL


How Evening Primrose Oil 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 Evening Primrose Oil will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Evening Primrose Oil

No Studies Found






Generic ( Tocoferol )



Typical use Of Tocoferol :Cardiovascular Disease, Dementia, Haemolytic Anaemia, Hepatotoxin Poisoning, Metal Poisoning, Vitamin Deficiency, Malignant Neoplasms, Muscular Spasm, Parkinsonism, Prophylaxis And Treatment Of Angina, Retinopathy, Surgery.
Mechanism of action of Tocoferol :Vitamin E's Anti-atherogenic Activity Involves The Inhibition Of The Oxidation Of LDL And The Accumulation Of OxLDL In The Arterial Wall. It Also Appears To Reduce OxLDL-induced Apoptosis In Human Endothelial Cells. Vitamin E Inhibits Protein Kinase C (PKC) Activity. The Inhibition Of PKC Results In Inhibition Of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation, Which Is Involved In Atherogenesis.Vitamin E's Antithrombotic And Anticoagulant Activities Involves The Downregulation Of The Expression Of Intracellular Cell Adhesion Molecule(ICAM)-1 And Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule(VCAM)-1 Which Lowers The Adhesion Of Blood Components To The Endothelium. Vitamin E Upregulates The Expression Of Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 And Cyclooxygenase (COX)-1 Which In Turn Enhances The Release Of Prostacyclin. Prostacyclin Is A Vasodilating Factor And Inhibitor Of Platelet Aggregation And Platelet Release. Vitamin E Has Also Been Found In Culture To Decrease Plasma Production Of Thrombin, A Protein Which Binds To Platelets And Induces Aggregation. A Metabolite Of Vitamin E Called Vitamin E Quinone Or Alpha-tocopheryl Quinone (TQ) Is A Potent Anticoagulant. This Metabolite Inhibits Vitamin K-dependent Carboxylase, Which Is A Major Enzyme In The Coagulation Cascade. Many Disorders Of The Nervous System Are Caused By Oxidative Stress. Vitamin E Protects Against This Stress, Thereby Protecting The Nervouse System.
Drug Interaction of Tocoferol :Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Colestipol (HCl), Desogestrel, Retinol (Vitamin A), Vitamin K, Warfarin (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 Tocoferol :Thrombosis, Bleeding In Vitamin K Deficient Patients, Necrotizing Enterocolitis In Premature Infants, Flatulence, Weakness, Dizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Blurred Vision, Thrombophlebitis, Myopathy, Hypertension.

INTERACTIONS OF TOCOFEROL


How Tocoferol 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 Tocoferol 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 Tocoferol

No Studies Found