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      ANTOXID CAP

      Antoxid capsule
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Antoxid capsule is a nutritional supplement which has antioxidant properties that promotes growth, ensures healthy skin and provides nourishment to the body. It is used to treat mineral deficiency and aids in maintaining proper blood flow and healthy nerve cells. This capsule kills free radicals and helps to reduce oxidative stress and prevents tissue damage. It also promotes the development and functioning of the skin and skin structure and protects from sun damage. However, the uses of the capsule mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other reasons or situations in which the medicine might be used.

      Composition

      Composition

      Antoxid capsule is a combination of Beta-carotene 10 MG, Elemental copper 1 MG, Elemental manganese 2 MG, Selenium dioxide 70 MCG and Zinc sulphate 27.45 MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Vitamins and minerals present in Antoxid capsule replenish the nutrient reserves of the body which aid within the proper functioning of the tissues, cell growth, heart, gut, nervous system, hormones, blood formation and maintains good vision, immunity. It works by slowing down the processes that damage cells, regulating the intestinal fluid transport, facilitates the synthesis of proteins and DNA in cartilage, neutralize free radicals by blocking the damage caused by them, works as an antioxidant to protect cells. It protects peripheral nerves and enhances the function and conduction of neurons in diabetes.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Antoxid capsule:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients or excipients used in the capsule
      • Caution:
      • Bleeding disorders
      • Gastrointestinal disorders
      • Renal and hepatic impairment
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Antoxid capsule. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, it is usually well tolerated. You may experience one or more of the following side effects:

      • Nausea
      • Abdominal cramps
      • Diarrhea
      • Stomach upset
      • Loss of appetite
      • Vomiting
      • Flatulence
      • Headache
      • Flushing
      • Metallic taste
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Antoxid capsule as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the capsule.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      Take the capsule once daily preferably after food to avoid stomach upset. Take the capsule at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice that you have any abnormal reactions in your body after taking this capsule, contact your doctor immediately. Based on the dosage of Antoxid capsule, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible that you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Severe stomach pain
      • Headache
      • Diarrhea
      • Irritability
      • Vomiting
      • Weight loss
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Antoxid capsule on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for renal patients, consult your doctor if you an impairment of normal kidney function and stay on the safe side.

      Liver:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you an impairment of normal liver function and stay on the safe side.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of this medicine in pregnancy is not considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking Antoxid capsule, consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

      Lactation:

      This medication is passed to infants through mother’s milk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this capsule, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Driving:

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this medicine.

      Drug Interactions:

      All medicines interact differently for person to person. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Antoxid capsule with aspirin, barbiturates, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, antibiotics (chloramphenicol), anti-seizure drugs (phenytoin), cisplatin, altretamine, methotrexate.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine post the expiry date
      • Store at temperature between 20-30 degree Celsius
      • Keep the capsule out of reach of children
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA 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.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Selenium Dioxide for:

      It is a mineral that has antioxidant properties and may help protect cells from damage.

      How does Selenium Dioxide work:

      Selenium is a diet aid.

      How should Selenium Dioxide be used:

      Oral: - Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Long-acting products: Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. - Shot: - It is given as a shot into a vein.

      Common side effects of Selenium Dioxide :

      Belly pain. Bad taste in your mouth. This most often goes back to normal.

      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 Selenium Dioxide :

      If you have an allergy to selenium or any other part of this drug. If you have an allergy to benzyl alcohol, talk with your doctor. 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 upset stomach or throwing up. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Selenium Dioxide 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 Selenium Dioxide :

      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

      Minerals


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Antoxid capsule?

      It is a nutritional supplement which has antioxidant properties that promotes growth, ensures healthy skin and provides nourishment to the body. It is used to treat mineral deficiency and aids in maintaining proper blood flow and healthy nerve cells. This capsule kills free radicals and helps to reduce oxidative stress and prevents tissue damage. It also promotes the development and functioning of the skin and skin structure and protects from sun damage.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Antoxid capsule?

      The capsule is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Common side effects include stomach upset, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, flatulence, headache, nausea, metallic taste, flushing. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects bronchospasm, weight loss, anorexia, diaphoresis, acute renal failure.

      Q3. Should we take Antoxid capsule with food or without food?

      Take the medicine preferably after food to avoid stomach upset.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Antoxid capsule?

      If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to ingredients in the capsule, pernicious anaemia, gastrointestinal disorders, renal and hepatic impairment, bleeding disorders, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Antoxid capsule make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Antoxid capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Antoxid capsule lead to?

      The capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to severe stomach pain, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability.

      Q7. Can I take Antoxid capsule during pregnancy?

      Use of this medicine in pregnancy is not considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this capsule, consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

      Q8. Can Antoxid capsule be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      Yes, you can take the medicine without doctor’s prescription but if you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Antoxid capsule?

      Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Q10. How to store Antoxid capsule?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Antoxid capsule, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This capsule is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Antoxid capsule to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years since the safety and efficacy of using this capsule has not been established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Antoxid capsule?

      The amount of time required for the capsule to show its effect in the body is not clinically established.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Antoxid capsule last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically determined.

      Q15. Can we take Antoxid capsule daily? If yes, how many capsules can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one capsule per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Antoxid capsule?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Antoxid capsule?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

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      DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

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