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POLYBION LC 100ML SYP

Polybion LC 100ML syrup
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Polybion LC 100ML syrup is a nutritional and dietary supplement prescribed for the treatment of vitamin B deficiency, anaemias of nutritional supplements, pregnancy, infancy or childhood, and peripheral neuropathies. It improves nerve conduction and speed, which reduces nerve pain and improves neuropathy. The syrup contains vitamins and minerals that help in strengthening immune system, improve formation of red blood cells, regulates blood calcium levels in the body and metabolism of the body. However, the uses of the syrup mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other reasons or situations in which the medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

Polybion LC 100ML syrup is a combination of Cyanocobalamin (2Mcg), L-lysine (375Mg), Niacinamide (15Mg) and Pyridoxine (0.75Mg)/5ML

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Polybion LC 100ML syrup contains essential vitamins and minerals that work together to help build a stronger immune system and maintain overall health. Cyanocobalamin helps in lowering elevated homocysteine levels and also plays a key role in helping the body make red blood cells, thus helps in treating anaemias. L-lysine is an essential amino acid as it cannot be prepared in the body. It is used for health and integrity of skin and supports immune system. Niacinamide is essential for coenzyme activation, synthesis of macromolecules and tissue respiration. Pyridoxine aids in improvement of metabolism, burning of more calories, enhancement of immunity and supports nervous system activity. Anaemia and peripheral neuropathy may result from lack of pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 must be acquired from diet since humans cannot produce it.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Polybion LC 100ML syrup:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients or excipients used in the syrup
  • Undiagnosed megaloblastic anaemia
  • Caution:
  • Aplastic or normocytic anaemia
  • Phenylketonuria
  • 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 Polybion LC 100ML syrup. 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

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Bronchospasm
  • Weight loss
  • Anorexia
  • Diaphoresis
How to Use

How to Use

Take Polybion LC 100ML 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.
Take the syrup once daily preferably after food. 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 more than the prescribed dosage. In case of accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Based on the dosage of Polybion LC 100ML syrup, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible that you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Restless or irritability
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Swelling of face, lips
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Polybion LC 100ML syrup 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 syrup for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.

Liver:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this syrup for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have hepatic problems and stay on the safe side.

Pregnancy:

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

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 syrup, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it causes undesired effects. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the syrup should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments 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 syrup, 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 syrup.

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 Polybion LC 100ML syrup with 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 syrup 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 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.

Therapeutic Classification

Vitamins


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Polybion LC 100ML syrup?

The syrup is a nutritional and dietary supplement prescribed for the treatment of vitamin B deficiency, anaemias of nutritional supplements, pregnancy, infancy or childhood, and peripheral neuropathies. It improves nerve conduction and speed, which reduces nerve pain and improves neuropathy. The syrup contains vitamins and minerals that help in strengthening immune system, improve formation of red blood cells, regulates blood calcium levels in the body and metabolism of the body.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Polybion LC 100ML syrup?

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

Q3. Should we take Polybion LC 100ML syrup with food or without food?

The syrup can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Polybion LC 100ML syrup?

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 syrup, undiagnosed megaloblastic anaemia, alcohol dependence, phenylketonuria, renal and hepatic impairment, aplastic or normocytic anaemia, phenylketonuria, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Polybion LC 100ML syrup make you sleepy?

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

Q6. Is Polybion LC 100ML syrup harmful? What does an overdose of Polybion LC 100ML syrup lead to?

The syrup is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to difficulty in concentration, restlessness, abdominal cramps, swelling of face, lips, tongue, hands or feet.

Q7. Can I take Polybion LC 100ML syrup during pregnancy?

Use of this medicine in pregnancy is considered safe when taken in prescribed amounts. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend you to consult your doctor before consuming the syrup.

Q8. Can Polybion LC 100ML 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 Polybion LC 100ML syrup?

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as of the medicine. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the syrup should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Polybion LC 100ML 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 Polybion LC 100ML syrup to children?

The safety and efficacy of using this syrup in children has not been established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Polybion LC 100ML syrup?

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

Q14. How long does the effect of Polybion LC 100ML syrup last?

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

Q15. Can we take Polybion LC 100ML syrup daily? If yes, how many times 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 once a day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Polybion LC 100ML 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 Polybion LC 100ML 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

PROCTER AND GAMBLE HEALTH LTD

merck ltd at l-40,verna industrial estate verna, goa - 403722

Packed By

PROCTER AND GAMBLE HEALTH LTD

merck ltd at l-40,verna industrial estate verna, goa - 403722

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