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Becostar G capsule
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Becostar G capsule is a dietary supplement enriched with minerals, multivitamins and antioxidants to help maintain optimum health. Vitamins and minerals present in this capsule replenish the nutrient reserves of the body which aid in proper functioning of the heart, gut, nervous system (maintains memory), blood formation and maintains good vision. The presence of natural antioxidants in the capsule combats stress, fatigue, weakness and exhaustion, retards degenerative processes of ageing and improve body’s resistance to infections. The capsule can be used in treating major immune deficiency disorders, certain illness, during pregnancy and acts as the best nutritional support in patients with cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, smokers, women who use oral contraceptives, arthritis, varicose veins. 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

Becostar G capsule is a combination of Benfotiamine 1.5 MG, Biotin 100 MCG, Calcium ascorbate 45 MG, Choline 25 MG, Citrus bioflavonoids 20 MG, Docosahexaenoic acid 60 MG, Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 90 MG, Elemental calcium 20 MG, Elemental zinc 15 MG, Folic acid 150 MCG, Gingko biloba 10 MG, Ginseng 10 MG, Grape seed extract 15 MG, Iodine 150 MCG, Lactobacillus 500 Spores, Lutein 250 MCG, Menadione 10 MCG, Mixed carotene 11.33 MG, Niacinamide 20 MG, Phosphorus 15.45 MG, Piperine 5 MG, Polyphenols 10 MG, Pyridoxine 1 MG, Vitamin B12 1 MCG, Vitamin D3 200 IU and Wheat germ oil 25 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Vitamins and minerals present in Becostar G 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 Becostar G capsule:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients or excipients used in the capsule
  • Caution:
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Pernicious anaemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • History of seizures
  • Iron metabolic disorders
  • Renal and hepatic impairment
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Becostar G 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

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Bronchospasm
  • Weight loss
  • Anorexia
  • Diaphoresis
  • Acute renal failure
How to Use

How to Use

Take Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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
  • Garlic breath odour
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Excess creatinine in urine
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 benfotiamine for:

This medication is a vitamin, prescribed to treat or prevent Beri Beri, Wenicke-korsakoff syndrome, diabetic neuropathy.

How does benfotiamine work:

It is an essential nutrient for development of the nervous system

How should benfotiamine be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without. PO- Alcoholic neuropathy; Diabetic neuropathy- The recommended dose is 100 mg 4 timesday.

Common side effects of benfotiamine :

Rarelly allergic manifestations- such as skin reactions, urticaria.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Call your doctor to find out what to do.

What precautions should I take when taking benfotiamine :

If you have an allergy with any other part of this drug 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. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take benfotiamine 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.

How do I store benfotiamine :

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


Frequently Asked Questions

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

It is a dietary supplement enriched with minerals, multivitamins and antioxidants to help maintain optimum health. Vitamins and minerals present in this capsule replenish the nutrient reserves of the body which aid in proper functioning of the heart, gut, nervous system (maintains memory), blood formation and maintains good vision. The presence of natural antioxidants in the capsule combats stress, fatigue, weakness and exhaustion, retards degenerative processes of ageing and improve body’s resistance to infections. The capsule can be used in treating major immune deficiency disorders, certain illness, during pregnancy and acts as the best nutritional support in patients with cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, smokers, women who use oral contraceptives, arthritis, varicose veins.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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, vitamin K deficiency, alcohol dependence, phenylketonuria, pernicious anaemia, gastrointestinal disorders, renal and hepatic impairment, diabetes mellitus, bleeding disorders, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Becostar G 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 Becostar G capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Becostar G 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, garlic breath odour, excess creatinine in urine.

Q7. Can I take Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G capsule last?

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

Q15. Can we take Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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 Becostar G 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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