Medicine : Lycofol Cap.

Name:Lycofol Cap.
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Ascorbic Acid , Lycopene , Vitamin E , Vitamin A
Composition:Ascorbic Acid() , Lycopene(1000 Mcg) , Vitamin E() , Vitamin A(1600 IU)
Substitutes:lycofol cap. , lycofol cap. , lycofol cap. , lycofol cap.


Generic ( Ascorbic Acid )



Typical use Of Ascorbic Acid :Prevention And Treatment Of Scurvy, Scurvy, Vitamin Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Ascorbic Acid :In Humans, An Exogenous Source Of Ascorbic Acid Is Required For Collagen Formation And Tissue Repair By Acting As A Cofactor In The Posttranslational Formation Of 4-hydroxyproline In -Xaa-Pro-Gly- Sequences In Collagens And Other Proteins. Ascorbic Acid Is Reversibly Oxidized To Dehydroascorbic Acid In The Body. These Two Forms Of The Vitamin Are Believed To Be Important In Oxidation-reduction Reactions. The Vitamin Is Involved In Tyrosine Metabolism, Conversion Of Folic Acid To Folinic Acid, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Synthesis Of Lipids And Proteins, Iron Metabolism, Resistance To Infections, And Cellular Respiration.
Drug Interaction of Ascorbic Acid :Interacts With Other Drugs Like Aminophylline, Bleomycin, Chloramphenicol, Chlorothiazide, Desogestrel, Erythromycin, Ethinyloestradiol, Hydrocortisone, Iron Salts, Levonorgestrel, Mestranol, Methylamphetamine, Nafcillin, Nitrofurantoin, Paracetamol, Rutin (Vitamin P), Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Succinate, Sulphadiazine.These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Ascorbic Acid :Diarrhea, GI Disturbances. May Cause Acidification Of The Urine; Precipitation Of Urate, Cystine Or Oxalate Stones, Or Drugs In The Urinary Tract.

INTERACTIONS OF ASCORBIC ACID


How Ascorbic Acid 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 Ascorbic Acid 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 Ascorbic Acid

No Studies Found






Generic ( Lycopene )



Typical use Of Lycopene :Lycopene Prevents Heart Disease, Hardening Of The Arteries (atherosclerosis), Cancer Of The Prostate, Breast, Lung, Bladder, Ovaries, Colon, And Pancreas. Lycopene Is Also Used For Treating Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Infection, Which Is A Major Cause Of Uterine Cancer.
Mechanism of action of Lycopene :Lycopene Acts An Antioxidant By Fighting Free Radicals In The Body. Due To Its Antioxidant Property, It Reduces The Risk Of Cancer And Cardiovascular Disease.
Drug Interaction of Lycopene :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Lycopene :Diarrhea, Dyspepsia, Gas, Nausea, And Vomiting.

INTERACTIONS OF LYCOPENE


How Lycopene 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 Lycopene 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 Lycopene

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin E )



Typical use Of Vitamin E :In Chronic Cholestasis (liver And Gall Bladder Diseases), Cystic Fibrosis, (an Inherited Disorder Affecting The Lungs, Pancreas And Other Glands), And Abetalipoproteinaemia (inherited Disease Of Fat Deficiency Affecting Growth) Where Less Of Vitamin E Is Absorbed From The Diet, Extra Vitamin E May Be Needed. It Is Used In Cosmetic Products For The Skin And The Hair.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin E : Vitamin E Is A Fat-soluble Vitamin With Antioxidant Properties. It Binds To Oxygen Free Radicals And Lipid Radicals. These Are The Substances That Can Cause Tissue And Cell Membrane Damage. Vitamin E Thus Protects The Cell Membrane From Oxidative Damage. 
Drug Interaction of Vitamin E :Vitamin E May Increase The Risk Of Blood Clotting In Patients Taking Oral Contraceptive Pills Containing Estrogens. 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 E :Diarrhea Or Stomach Upset.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN E


How Vitamin E 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 E 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 E

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