Medicine : Pregnancy & Lactation Forte(30s)

Name:Pregnancy & Lactation Forte(30s)
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Biocare
Generic Use:Vitamin C , Vitamin B6 , Calcium , Elemental Iron , Elemental Zinc
Composition:Vitamin C(250 Mg) , Vitamin B6(1.6 Mg) , Calcium(50 Mg) , Elemental Iron(20 Mg) , Elemental Zinc(15 Mg)
Substitutes:pregnancy & lactation forte(30s) , pregnancy & lactation forte(30s) , pregnancy & lactation forte(30s) , pregnancy & lactation forte(30s) , pregnancy & lactation forte(30s)


Generic ( Vitamin C )



Typical use Of Vitamin C :Treatment Of Scurvy. Adjuvent Therapy In Common Cold, Asthma, Cancer, Atherosclerosis.Thalassaemia. Metabolic Disorders (tyrosinaemia Type III, Transient Tyrosinaemia Of The Newborn, Glutathione Synthase Deficiency, Hawkinsinuria).
Mechanism of action of Vitamin C :Ascorbic Acid Is A Functional And Principal In Vivo Form Of Vitamin C, An Essential Water-soluble Vitamin Which Is Fundamental In The Synthesis Of Collagen And Intercellular Materials.
Drug Interaction of Vitamin C :Deferroxamine, Hormonal Contraceptives, Flufenazine, Warfarin, Elemental Iron.
Side effects of Vitamin C :Diarrhea, GI Disturbances. May Cause Acidification Of The Urine.

INTERACTIONS OF VITAMIN C


How Vitamin C 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 C 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 C

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






Generic ( Calcium )



Typical use Of Calcium :Calcium Supplements Are Usually Used To Prevent Or Treat Low Blood Calcium Levels In People Who Do Not Get Enough Calcium From Their Food. The Amount Of Calcium Required Everyday Varies With Age And Gender. The Demand Is Generally Higher During Childhood, Pregnancy, Lactation And Postmenopausal Phase. Calcium Supplements Are Used To Treat Patients With Calcium Deficiency, Brittle Bones, Reduced Absorption Of Nutrients After Surgery Performedto Remove All Or Part Of The Stomach, Bone Softening And Bone Disease Due To Vitamin D Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Calcium :Calcium Is Necessary For Normal Functioning Of Nerves, Cells, Muscle, And Bone. If There Is Not Enough Calcium In The Blood, Then The Body Will Take Calcium From Bones, Thereby Weakening Bones. On Administration Of Calcium Supplements, About One-third Of The Ingested Calcium Is Absorbed From The Small Intestine. Absorption Decreases With Age And May Be More Efficient When The Body Is Deficient In Calcium Or From Diets Deficient In Calcium. The Best-absorbed Form Of Calcium From A Pill Is A Calcium Salt Like Carbonate Or Phosphate. Calcium Gluconate And Calcium Lactate Are Absorbed Well By Pregnant Women. Elderly Population Absorb Calcium Lactate, Gluconate And Citrate Better Unless They Take Their Calcium Supplement With A Full Breakfast.
Drug Interaction of Calcium :Care Should Be Taken While Administering Calcium In Patients Receiving Vitamin Or Mineral Preparations As They Contain Additional Calcium. Calcium Increases The Effects Of Digoxin On The Heart. It Is Known To Reduce The Absorption Of Tetracycline Drugs. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Calcium :Constipation

INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM


How Calcium will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Calcium 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 Calcium

No Studies Found






Generic ( Elemental Iron )



Typical use Of Elemental Iron :Iron Deficiencies And Iron Deficiency Anemia.
Mechanism of action of Elemental Iron :Iron Is Necessary For The Production Of Hemoglobin. Iron-deficiency Can Lead To Decreased Production Of Hemoglobin And A Microcytic, Hypochromic Anemia.
Drug Interaction of Elemental Iron :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 Elemental Iron :Pain At Injection Site, Pigmentation Of Skin, Sterile Abscess, Fever, Headache, Joint Pains, Chest Pain, Flushing, Palpitation, Difficulty In Breathing, Anaphylactic Reactions, Lymph Node Enlargement.

INTERACTIONS OF ELEMENTAL IRON


How Elemental Iron 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 Elemental Iron 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 Elemental Iron

No Studies Found






Generic ( Elemental Zinc )



Typical use Of Elemental Zinc :Zinc Is Used For Treatment And Prevention Of Zinc Deficiency And Its Consequences, Including Stunted Growth And Acute Diarrhea In Children, And Slow Wound Healing. It Is Also Used For Boosting The Immune System, Treating The Common Cold And Recurrent Ear Infections, And Preventing Lower Respiratory Infections. It Is Also Used For Malaria And Other Diseases Caused By Parasites. Zinc Is Also Used For An Eye Disease Called Macular Degeneration, For Night Blindness, And For Cataracts. It Is Also Used For Asthma; Diabetes; High Blood Pressure; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS); And Skin Conditions Such As Psoriasis, Eczema, And Acne.
Mechanism of action of Elemental Zinc :Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Is Found In Several Systems And Biological Reactions, And It Is Needed For Immune Function, Wound Healing, Blood Clotting, Thyroid Function. Zinc Plays A Key Role In Maintaining Vision, And It Is Present In High Concentrations In The Eye. Zinc Deficiency Can Alter Vision, And Severe Deficiency Can Cause Changes In The Retina (the Back Of The Eye Where An Image Is Focused).
Drug Interaction of Elemental Zinc :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 Elemental Zinc :Taking High Amounts Of Zinc Is Likely Unsafe. High Doses Above The Recommended Amounts Might Cause Fever, Coughing, Stomach Pain, Fatigue, And Many Other Problems.

INTERACTIONS OF ELEMENTAL ZINC


How Elemental 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 Elemental 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 Elemental Zinc

No Studies Found