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What is ascorbic acid for:

It is used to help growth and good health. - It is used to stop or treat vitamin C deficiency. - It is used to lower the urines pH.

How does ascorbic acid work:

Ascorbic acid is a diet aid.

How should ascorbic acid be used:

Take Ascorbic acid exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Do not take more or less than instructed. - Ascorbic acid is available in different oral forms such as capsules, tablets, lozenges, syrup, chewable tablets, extended-release pills and liquid drops. - If you are taking the extended-release pills, swallow them whole. Do not chew, crush, cut or open these types of pills. - Take Ascorbic acid with a full glass of water.

Common side effects of ascorbic acid :

Kidney stones may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking ascorbic acid :

Alert your doctor if you suffer from kidney stones or other types of kidney disease.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. - Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Back pain, belly pain, or blood in the urine. May be signs of a kidney stone. - Any rash. - Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take ascorbic acid with other medicines:

Alert your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines: - antacids containing aluminium salts. - aspirin. - iron supplements. Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store ascorbic acid :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is cyanocobalamin for:

This medication is a vitamer (varied chemical substances) of vitamin B12, used in treating anemia, folic acid deficiency, neuropathies (damage in the nerves of peripheral nervous system), prophylaxis, and psychiatric disorders. Recommended for patients with the condition of pancreatic tumor.

How does cyanocobalamin work:

It is an essential nutrient that helps the body make healthy red blood and nerve cells.

How should cyanocobalamin be used:

Adult: IM- 250-1,000 mcg on alternate days for 1-2 week, then 250 mcg weekly. Maintenance: 1,000-mcg monthly. It comes as a solution (liquid) to be injected into the muscle or under the skin, without food.

Common side effects of cyanocobalamin :

Headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, skin rash, hot flushes

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking cyanocobalamin :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs.

When do I need to seek medical help

Seek help if you have signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Swelling, warmth, or pain in the leg or arm. Talk to your doctor if you have very loose stools (diarrhea), are feeling very tired or weak, have a rash.

Can I take cyanocobalamin with other medicines:

Use with neomycin, aminosalicylic acid, cimetidine and cochicine will decrease absorption. Inform doctor about all other drugs you are taking including herbals.

Are there any food restrictions

Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue with your normal diet.

How do I store cyanocobalamin :

Normally stored by healthcare providers in room temperature in vertical position.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is Folic Acid for:

This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for anemia due to vitamin C deficiency. It helps the body make healthy new cells.

How does Folic Acid work:

Folic acid is a diet aid that helps the body make healthy red blood cells. It stops some types of birth defects.

How should Folic Acid be used:

Dose is based on patients condition. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Common side effects of Folic Acid :

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Folic Acid :

If you have an allergy to folic acid or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Folic Acid with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Folic Acid :

Store it at room temperature and away from direct sunlight (15-30C).

Pregnancy Category

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is Niacinamide for:

It is used to help growth and good health. This vitamin is used to stop or treat niacin deficiency.

How does Niacinamide work:

Niacinamide is a diet aid

How should Niacinamide be used:

Take this drug with food. Avoid hot drinks when it is time to take this drug.

Common side effects of Niacinamide :

Flushing. Taking aspirin or ibuprofen 30 minutes before taking this drug may help. Headache. Itching.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. If you miss 7 days of this drug, call your doctor to find out what to do. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Niacinamide :

If you have an allergy to niacin, niacinamide, or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Liver disease or ulcer disease.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Not able to eat. Any bruising or bleeding. Yellow skin or eyes. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Niacinamide with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Niacinamide :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category N : Not yet classified.

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is Potassium for:

This medication is an essential mineral for body, prescribed for hypokalemia. In nature it occurs only in ionic salts. It is needed for several functions in the body.

How does Potassium work:

Potassium keeps good organ function.

How should Potassium be used:

It comes as oral liquid, powder, granules, tablet, and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Dose is based on patient?s condition. It is usually taken two to four times a day, with or immediately after meals.

Common side effects of Potassium :

Stomach upset, vomiting and diarrhea.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Potassium :

If you have an allergy to potassium chloride or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have high potassium levels. Do not use by mouth if you have a bowel block, slow-moving GI (gastrointestinal) tract, or slow stomach clearing.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Weakness, numbness, or tingling. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Potassium with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Potassium :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Electrolytes

What is pyridoxine for:

This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for the treatment and prevention of vitamin B6 deficiency. It is important for the breakdown of protein, fats, and carbohydrates from foods.

How does pyridoxine work:

Pyridoxine is a diet aid. It protects the nerves from side effects of some drugs.

How should pyridoxine be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food. Adult- PO- The recommended dose range is 150 to 400mgday.

Common side effects of pyridoxine :

Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Damage to the nerves. This can be long-lasting. - Shot: - Pain and irritation where this drug goes into the body. Short-term pain after use.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking pyridoxine :

If you have an allergy to pyridoxine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take pyridoxine with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store pyridoxine :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is thiamine for:

This medication is a water-soluble vitamin of the B complex, prescribed for thiamine deficiency, beriberi and acute alcoholic intoxification.

How does thiamine work:

Thiamine is a diet aid.

How should thiamine be used:

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. The recommended dose is 10-25 mgday in single or divided doses. IMIV- The recommended dose range is 20-100mgday.

Common side effects of thiamine :

Thiamine tablets usually do not cause any side effects.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking thiamine :

If you have an allergy to thiamine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take thiamine with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store thiamine :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is Vitamin A for:

This medication is a different form of Vitamin A, prescribed for Vitamin A deficiency. It is convertible to other forms of vitamin A.

How does Vitamin A work:

Vitamin A is a diet aid.

How should Vitamin A be used:

It comes as a capsule, tablet, and syrup to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a lotion to apply topically as directed by your physician. Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 500,000 uday for 3 days, followed by 50,000 uday for 2 weeks and then 10,000-20,000 uday for 2 month as follow-up therapy.

Common side effects of Vitamin A :

Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What precautions should I take when taking Vitamin A :

If you have an allergy to vitamin A or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very nervous and excitable. Sudden change in eyesight, eye pain, or irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Vitamin A with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

How do I store Vitamin A :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

What is Vitamin D for:

This medication is an analogue of vitamin D, prescribed for hypocalcaemia, hypoparathyroidism, hypophosphataemia, renal osteodystrophy, and osteomalacia. Since it does not require any activation process by kidneys like other vitamin D supplements, more useful for people who have kidney problems.

How does Vitamin D work:

It works by helping the body to use more of the calcium found in foods and supplements.

How should Vitamin D be used:

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

Common side effects of Vitamin D :

Dry mouth, muscle pain, increased thirst, loss of appetite, vomiting, metallic taste, upset stomach, constipation, difficult urination.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Vitamin D :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Some drugs like phenytoin, phenobarbital, prednisone and some laxatives may affect the availability. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, pregnant, or planning to have surgery including dental procedures.

When do I need to seek medical help

Seek help if you have signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Inform doctor if you experience any bruising or bleeding, any rash, or if any side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Vitamin D with other medicines:

This drug will only work if you get the right amount of calcium from your diet. If you are being treated with dialysis, your doctor may also prescribe a low phosphate diet. Follow these directions carefully. If you do not have kidney disease, you should drink plenty of fluids when taking this drug. If you have kidney disease, talk to your doctor about how much fluid you should drink each day.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

How do I store Vitamin D :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins

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