Medicine : Melvit

Name:Melvit
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Micro Labs Ltd
Generic Use:Alpha Lipoic Acid , Chromium , Zinc
Composition:Alpha Lipoic Acid(100mg) , Chromium(50Mg) , Zinc(10Mg)
Substitutes:melvit , melvit , melvit


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 ( Chromium )



Typical use Of Chromium :Chromium Deficiency, Which Is Very Rare.Used In Very Sick Patients With Improrper Nutrition.
Mechanism of action of Chromium :Chromium Is A Mineral That Humans Require In Trace Amounts
Drug Interaction of Chromium :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 Chromium :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.

INTERACTIONS OF CHROMIUM


How Chromium 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 Chromium 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 Chromium

No Studies Found






Generic ( Zinc )



Typical use Of Zinc :Zinc Is Used To Treat Zinc Deficiency, Which May Result In Slow Growth In Infants And Children, Delayed Sexual Development In Adolescents And Impotence In Men; Hair Loss, Diarrhea, Eye And Skin Sores, Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Problems With Wound Healing, Decreased Ability To Taste Food, And Lower Alertness Levels.
Mechanism of action of Zinc :The Exact Mechanism Of Action Is Not Known. However, Zinc Is Important For Immunity Against Infections. Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Helps Speed Recovery From The Common Cold And Reduces Its Symptoms, And Eye Disease That Gradually Causes Vision Loss.
Drug Interaction of Zinc :Zinc May Interact With Drugs Such As Quinolone (ciprofloxacin) Or Tetracycline Antibiotics (tetracycline), Penicillamine (a Drug Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis), And Thiazide Diuretics (such As Chlorthalidone And Hydrochlorothiazide). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Zinc :Taking Too Much Of Zinc Above The Recommended Amounts May Cause Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Loss Of Appetite, Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, And Headaches. Prolonged Use Of Too Much Zinc May Cause Low Copper Levels, Lower Immunity, And Low Levels Of HDL Cholesterol (the “good” Cholesterol).

INTERACTIONS OF ZINC


How Zinc 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 Zinc 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 Zinc

No Studies Found