Medicine : Polybion Forte Tab

Name:Polybion Forte Tab
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Merck Ltd
Generic Use:Ascorbic Acid , Folic Acid , Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
Composition:Ascorbic Acid(150 Mg) , Folic Acid(1.5 Mg) , Pyridoxine Hydrochloride(3 Mg)
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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 ( 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 ( Pyridoxine Hydrochloride )



Typical use Of Pyridoxine Hydrochloride :Pharmaceutical Aid
Mechanism of action of Pyridoxine Hydrochloride :Pharmaceutical Aid
Drug Interaction of Pyridoxine Hydrochloride :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 Pyridoxine Hydrochloride :Nausea, Stomach Upset, Skin Rash, Acute Toxicity.

INTERACTIONS OF PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE


How Pyridoxine Hydrochloride 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 Pyridoxine Hydrochloride 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 Pyridoxine Hydrochloride

No Studies Found