Medicine : Metcobal Od Softgel Cap

Name:Metcobal Od Softgel Cap
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Mancare Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Methylcobalamin , Alpha Lipoic Acid , Vitamin E , Vitamin B1 , Vitamin B2
Composition:Methylcobalamin(1500 Mcg) , Alpha Lipoic Acid(100 Mg) , Vitamin E(25 Mg) , Vitamin B1(10 Mg) , Vitamin B2(3 Mg)
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Generic ( Methylcobalamin )



Typical use Of Methylcobalamin :To Prevent And Treat Vitamin B12 Deficiency Causing That Causes Anemia As Well As Nerve Damage With Numbness, Tingling, Pain In Various Neurological Disorders.
Mechanism of action of Methylcobalamin :Methylcobalamin Is An Active Form Of Vitamin B12. It Is Required For The Proper Function And Development Of The Brain, Nerves, Blood Cells, And Many Other Parts Of The Body.
Drug Interaction of Methylcobalamin :Methylcobalamin May Interact With Chloramphenicol, Colchicine, Antibiotics (neomycin), Aminosalicylic Acid, And Medicines Used For Stomach And Intestine Disorders (H2 Blockers, Proton Pump Inhibitors).
Side effects of Methylcobalamin :Methylcobalamin May Cause Diarrhea, Loss Of Appetite, Urge To Vomit, And Vomiting.

INTERACTIONS OF METHYLCOBALAMIN


How Methylcobalamin 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 Methylcobalamin 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 Methylcobalamin

No Studies Found






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 ( 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 B1 )



Typical use Of Vitamin B1 :Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Is Used As A Part Of The Treatment For Metabolic Disorders And Thiamine Deficiency Symptoms Including Beriberi (disease Affecting Heart And Nervous System) And Swelling Of The Nerves Associated With Pellagra (lack Of Niacin), Or Pregnancy, As Well As In Alcoholics And In People With Certain Types Of Genetic Diseases.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin B1 :Vitamin B1 Is A Water Soluble Vitamin And Is Involved In Many Body Functions, Including Nervous System And Muscular System, Digestion, And Carbohydrate Metabolism. Very Less Quantity Of Vitamin B1 Is Stored In The Body And Depletion Occurs Within 14 Days Of Intake. 
Drug Interaction of Vitamin B1 :Caution Is Advised In People Taking Drugs, Herbs Or Supplements That Lower Blood Pressure. 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 B1 :Side Effects Are Unlikely To Occur With Intake Of Vitamin B1. In Some Cases, Low Blood Pressure, Rare Allergic Reactions And Skin Irritation May Occur.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN B1


How Vitamin B1 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 Vitamin B1 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 Vitamin B1

No Studies Found






Generic ( Vitamin B2 )



Typical use Of Vitamin B2 :To Treat Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) Deficiency, As A Multivitamin Supplement For Treating Iron Deficiency, Loss Of Appetite, Migraine Headache, Preventing Cataracts, Acne, Muscle Cramp, Burning Feet Syndrome, Certain Blood Disorders And Other Vitamin B Deficiencies.
Mechanism of action of Vitamin B2 :Vitamin B2 Is Required For The Proper Development And Function Of The Skin, Lining Of The Digestive Tract, Blood Cells, And Many Other Parts Of The Body. It Is One Of The Key Components Of Enzyme (flavoprotein) That Participates In Oxidation-reduction Reactions In The Cell To Generate Energy From Proteins, Carbohydrates And Fats. Thus, Vitamin B2 Helps Improve Energy Production And Cellular Functions. Vitamin B2 Acts As An Antioxidant. It Also Plays A Role In The Action Of Other B Vitamins Such As Activation Of Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) And Conversion Of Tryptophan To Niacin (vitamin B3).
Drug Interaction of Vitamin B2 :Vitamin B2 Interacts With Various Drugs Such As Anticholinergic Drugs (atropine, Glycopyrrolate, Scopolamine), Doxorubicin, Methotrexate, Phenobarbitol And Phenothiazine. Antipsychotic Medications (chlorpromazine), Probenecid, Thiazide Diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide, Chlorthalidone), Tetracyclines, And Tricyclic Antidepressants (amitriptyline) May Alter The Amount Of Vitamin B2 In The Body. 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 B2 :Vitamin B2 Can Cause The Urine To Turn Yellow-orange In Color. When Taken In High Doses, Vitamin B2 Might Cause Diarrhea And Increased Urination.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN B2


How Vitamin B2 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 B2 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 B2

No Studies Found