Medicine : Selace Forte

Name:Selace Forte
Type:Capsule
Manufacturer:Universal Medicare
Generic Use:Alpha Lipoic Acid , Docosahexanoic Acid , Eicosapentaenoic Acid , Selenium Dioxide
Composition:Alpha Lipoic Acid(50Mg) , Docosahexanoic Acid(30mg) , Eicosapentaenoic Acid(45mg) , Alpha Lipoic Acid(50 Mg) , Selenium Dioxide(150 Mcg) , Eicosapentaenoic Acid(45 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 ( Docosahexanoic Acid )



Typical use Of Docosahexanoic Acid :Taken As Nutritional Supplement.
Mechanism of action of Docosahexanoic Acid :Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Is A Long-chain Unsaturated Fatty Acid That Is A Member Of The Omega-3 Family Of Fatty Acids. DHA Plays An Important Role In Brain And Retinal Development In Infants. It Is Also The Most Abundant Unsaturated Fatty Acid Found In The Brain.
Drug Interaction of Docosahexanoic Acid :May Increase Hypotension When Used With Antihypertensive Medications.
Side effects of Docosahexanoic Acid :GI Disturbances (especially At High Doses) E.g. Nausea, Eructation, Vomiting, Abdominal Distension, Diarrhoea And Constipation.

INTERACTIONS OF DOCOSAHEXANOIC ACID


How Docosahexanoic Acid 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 Docosahexanoic Acid 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 Docosahexanoic Acid

No Studies Found






Generic ( Eicosapentaenoic Acid )



Typical use Of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :To Delay The Progression And Reduce Symptoms Of Diabetic Neuropathy And Other Associated Symptoms Of Diabetes Mellitus Particularly In Subjects With Good Blood Sugar Control And Limited Microangiopathy.
Mechanism of action of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :The Omega-3 Fatty Acids Eicosapentaenoic Acid Is Long-chain N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Which Compete With Arachidonic Acid For Inclusion In Cyclo-oxygenase And Lipoxygenase Pathways. It's Actions Include Hypolipidaemic Action (especially A Reduction In Plasma Triglycerides) By Reducing Very-low-density Lipoproteins; Anti-inflammatory Action, Attributed To Effects On Leukotriene Synthesis; And Antiplatelet Effect, Attributed To Effects On Prostanoid Synthesis, Which Promote Vasodilatation, Reduction In Platelet Aggregation, Increased Bleeding Time And Decreased Platelet Counts.
Drug Interaction of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid :Gastrointestinal Disturbances, Including Nausea, Eructation, Vomiting, Abdominal Distension, Diarrhoea And Constipation.

INTERACTIONS OF EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID


How Eicosapentaenoic 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 Eicosapentaenoic 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 Eicosapentaenoic Acid

No Studies Found






Generic ( Selenium Dioxide )



Typical use Of Selenium Dioxide :Information Not Available.
Mechanism of action of Selenium Dioxide :Selenium Facilitates The Lowering Of Tissue Peroxide Levels In The Body By Destroying Hydrogen Peroxide Through The Action Of The Selenium-containing Enzyme, Glutathione Peroxidase.
Drug Interaction of Selenium Dioxide :Selenium Dioxide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Silver Nitrate.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 Selenium Dioxide :Garlic Odor In Breathing, Metallic Taste, Vomiting, Liver Damage, Tremor, Anorexia, Irritation, Hair Loss, Dermatitis, Onchodystrophy.

INTERACTIONS OF SELENIUM DIOXIDE


How Selenium Dioxide 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 Selenium Dioxide 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 Selenium Dioxide

No Studies Found