Medicine : Lytes Plus Cap

Name:Lytes Plus Cap
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Time Tested Drug Laboratory
Generic Use:Alpha Lipoic Acid , Folic Acid , Mecobalamin , Vitamin B6
Composition:Alpha Lipoic Acid(100 Mg) , Folic Acid(1.5 Mg) , Mecobalamin(1500 Mcg) , Vitamin B6(3 Mg)
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Generic ( Alpha Lipoic Acid )



Typical use Of Alpha Lipoic Acid :Antioxidant, As A Supplement For Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetic Neuropathy, Vascular Disease, Cognitive Decline And Dementia
Mechanism of action of Alpha Lipoic Acid :Alpha Lipoic Acid Acts As A Potent Antioxidant And Neutralizes The Reactive Oxygen And Nitrogen Species. Further, It Initiates More Antioxidant Processes In The Body. It Helps To Prevent Certain Kinds Of Cell Damage In The Body, And Also Maintains The Level Of Essential Vitamins Such As Vitamin E And Vitamin C. Alpha Lipoic Acid Also Acts As Blood Glucose Lowering Agent By Binding To The Insulin Receptor In The Body Which Leads To Increase Glucose Utilization.
Drug Interaction of Alpha Lipoic Acid :Alpha Lipoic Acid May Cause Low Sugar Levels In Diabetic Patients On Insulin Therapy Or Other Oral Anti-diabetic Medications. Alpha Lipoic Acid When Taken Together With Biotin, Results In Lower Blood Levels Of Both Nutrients. Avoid Taking Levothyroxine And Other Thyroid Medications With Alpha Lipoic Acid. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Alpha Lipoic Acid :Allergic Reaction Such As Rashes And Itching, Abdominal Pain, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Diarrhea, And Dizziness (vertigo).

INTERACTIONS OF ALPHA LIPOIC ACID


How Alpha Lipoic 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 Alpha Lipoic 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 Alpha Lipoic Acid

No Studies Found






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 ( Mecobalamin )



Typical use Of Mecobalamin :To Treat Low Hemoglobin Or Red Blood Cells (pernicious And Megaloblastic Anemia), Loss Of Sensation And Pain In Extremities (neuropathy). Also Used As Adjunct Therapy In Rare Conditions That Involves Severe Muscle Tightness And Decrease In Muscle Mass (amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).
Mechanism of action of Mecobalamin :Mecobalamin (active Form Of Vitamin B12) Assists Important Enzymes Involved In Energy Production Form Fats And Proteins And Synthesis Of Haemoglobin. It Is Known To Increase Production And Development Of Red Blood Cells By The Bone Marrow. It Assists Enzyme Methionine Synthase Which Is Involved In Breakdown Of Homocysteine Thereby Reducing Its Level.
Drug Interaction of Mecobalamin :Omeprazole, Lansoprazole, Cimetidine, Famotidine, Ranitidine, Neomycin, Colchicine, Chloramphenicol Reduce Blood Levels Of Mecobalamine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Mecobalamin :It Is Usually Safe When Taken Orally. Loss Of Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Allergic Reactions (skin Rashes), Itching And Other Injection Site Related Side Effects (pain And Blood Clots) May Occur.

INTERACTIONS OF MECOBALAMIN


How Mecobalamin 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 Mecobalamin 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 Mecobalamin

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