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HEPATOGLOBINE SYP

Hepatoglobine syrup
Uses and Benefits
Uses and Benefits

Hepatoglobine syrup is an anti-anaemic medication used in the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia and anaemia due to chronic kidney disease. It is used in treating iron deficiency due to poor absorption of iron from the foods and chronic blood loss. The medicine boosts your levels of red blood cells and reduce the symptoms of anaemia such as weakness and tiredness. It is also used to treat anaemia during pregnancy and lactation. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Hepatoglobine syrup are Alcohol (2.3% V/V), Elemental iron (3.95Mg), Ferrous ammonium citrate (34Mg), Folic acid (0.17Mg), Liver fraction (40Mg) and Peptone (20Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Hepatoglobine syrup works by replenishing the iron stores in the body and plays an important role in the formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin. Folic acid help in lowering elevated homocysteine levels linked to pregnancy complications and also plays a key role in helping the body make red blood cells, thus helps in treating anaemias.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Hepatoglobine syrup:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Haemolytic anaemia
  • Caution:
  • Peptic ulcers
  • Gastro-intestinal toxicity
  • Regional enteritis
  • Post gastrectomy patients
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Pre-existing cardiovascular disease
  • History of asthma, eczema or other atopic allergies
  • Hepatic and renal impairment
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Hepatoglobine syrup. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Stomach upset
  • Constipation
  • Blackening of stool
  • Diarrhea
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Epigastric pain
  • Vomiting
  • Faecal impaction in elderly patients

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Gastrointestinal irritation
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Urinary discoloration
How to Use

How to Use

Take Hepatoglobine syrup as instructed by your doctor. 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.
The syrup should be taken immediately after a meal. Take the syrup 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 medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the syrup, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Hepatoglobine syrup, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Haematemesis
  • Hypotension
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Lethargy
  • Hepatocellular necrosis
  • Pulmonary oedema
  • Convulsions
  • CNS damage
  • Pyloric stenosis
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this syrup on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Hepatoglobine syrup may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

This syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Use of Hepatoglobine syrup is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming.

Lactation:

The medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass through the breastmilk and does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Alcohol:

Interaction of alcohol with this syrup 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 may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

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

Food:

Avoid taking antacids within one hour or two hours after you take this medicine.

Drug Interactions:

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 Hepatoglobine syrup with tetracyclines, fluroquinolones (ofloxacin, ciprofloxacin), calcium and magnesium supplements, antacids, dimercaprol, chloramphenicol, levodopa.

Precautions
  • Do not use this syrup post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women


Drug Composition information
What is Elemental Iron for:

Iron deficiency either due to chronic blood loss or poor absorption.

How does Elemental Iron work:

Treats Iron Deficiency

How should Elemental Iron be used:

Take this drug as directed by the doctor

Common side effects of Elemental Iron :

GI upset, black stools, abdominal discomfort or pain by oral therapy.

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 Elemental Iron :

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 bad headache.

Can I take Elemental Iron 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 Elemental Iron :

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

Minerals


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Hepatoglobine syrup?

The syrup is an anti-anaemic medication used in the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia and anaemia due to chronic kidney disease. It is used in treating iron deficiency due to poor absorption of iron from the foods and chronic blood loss. The medicine boosts your levels of red blood cells and reduce the symptoms of anaemia such as weakness and tiredness. It is also used to treat anaemia during pregnancy and lactation.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Hepatoglobine syrup?

The syrup is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include stomach upset, constipation, blackening of stool, diarrhea, tooth discoloration, epigastric pain, vomiting, faecal impaction in elderly patients. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as gastrointestinal irritation, abdominal discomfort, urinary discoloration.

Q3. Should we take Hepatoglobine syrup with food or without food?

This syrup should be taken immediately after food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Hepatoglobine syrup?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment 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. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the syrup, acute pancreatitis, gastrectomy, acute exacerbation of chronic pancreatic disease. Caution is advised among patients with cystic fibrosis, hyperuricaemia, fibrosing colonopathy, mild to moderate renal impairment, children, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Hepatoglobine syrup make you sleepy?

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

Q6. Is Hepatoglobine syrup harmful? What does an overdose of Hepatoglobine syrup lead to?

The syrup is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to abdominal pain, haematemesis, hypotension, rectal bleeding, lethargy, hepatocellular necrosis, pulmonary oedema, convulsions, pyloric stenosis.

Q7. Can I take Hepatoglobine syrup during pregnancy?

Use of this medicine is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming.

Q8. Can Hepatoglobine syrup 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 syrup, promptly seek medical attention.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Hepatoglobine syrup?

Interaction of alcohol with this syrup 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 may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Hepatoglobine syrup?

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

Q12. Can we give Hepatoglobine syrup to children?

If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used in children.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Hepatoglobine syrup?

The duration required for the syrup to show its effect in the body is clinically not determined.

Q14. How long does the effect of Hepatoglobine syrup last?

The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 12 hours.

Q15. Can we take Hepatoglobine syrup daily? If yes, how many syrups 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.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Hepatoglobine syrup?

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 Hepatoglobine syrup?

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.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

RAPTAKOS BRETT AND CO LTD

dr annie besant road, worli,mumbai - 400030, maharashtra

Packed By

RAPTAKOS BRETT AND CO LTD

dr annie besant road, worli,mumbai - 400030, maharashtra

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