Medicine : Essvit

Manufacturer:Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Biotin
Substitutes:zetta , cosmetin (5mg) , essvit (5gm) , h vit biotin tab , vb7 (5mg) , essvit , essvit (5mg) , vb7 (7) , xtin plus tab , h vit tab , hautvit sachet

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.


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