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QUICOBAL 1500MCG ORALLY DISINTEGRATING STRIPS

Country of origin: INDIA

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QUICOBAL 1500MCG ORALLY DISINTEGRATING STRIPS

Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strip
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strip contains pure form of methylcobalamin that is used to prevent and treat vitamin B12 deficiency, anaemias of nutritional supplements, pernicious anaemia and peripheral neuropathies. It is taken to regulate certain bodily functions like protein synthesis, blood formation and cell multiplication. The medicine improves nerve conduction and speed, which reduces nerve pain and improves neuropathy and regulates blood calcium levels in the body. However, the uses of the medicine mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other reasons or situations in which the medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips is Methylcobalamin 1500MCG/patch

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips contains methylcobalamin that strengthens our nervous system and plays a key part in DNA synthesis and maturation. It also facilitates enzymes that are responsible for production of vital components such as blood formation, cell multiplication and protein synthesis.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips.

  • Hypersensitivity to any ingredients in the strips and other cobalamine derivates
  • Leber’s disease
  • Undiagnosed megaloblastic anaemia
  • Caution:
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Aplastic or normocytic anaemia
  • Pernicious anaemia
  • Elderly patients
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. More common side effects include:

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach upset
  • Skin discoloration
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Decreased appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Chest pain and discomfort
How to Use

How to Use

Take Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips as instructed by your doctor carefully. Continue to take the medicine till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions or as advised by your doctor. If a dose is missing, it should be taken as soon as possible. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Take the medicine at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
These orally disintegrating strips may be taken with or without food. It may be taken with food to reduce gastric discomfort.
Remove the strip from the sachet and keep it on top of your tongue. The strip gets dissolved within few seconds. Do not chew or swallow the Quicobal disintegrating strip

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dose, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

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

Warnings and Precautions

Use these strips only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

The medicine is probably safe to use in patients with renal diseases. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking these strips in renal patients, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

Liver:

The medicine is probably safe to use in patients with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the medicine may not be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before taking strips.

Pregnancy:

Use of Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips is not recommended in pregnant women. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking these strips in nursing women, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Quicobal orally disintegrating strips is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the strips should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

Quicobal orally disintegrating strips 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:

Unless your doctor instructs otherwise there are no specific dietary requirements while taking Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips with any of the below medicines:
Antibiotics: Chloramphenicol
Anti-seizure drugs: Phenytoin, phenobarbital
Colchicine
Omeprazole, Ranitidine
Neomycin, amino
Methotrexate
Antidiabetic drugs
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.

Precautions
  • Do not use these strips post the expiry date
  • Store at room temperatures (15-25 degree Celsius), away from light
  • Keep the medicine 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 methylcobalamin for:

It is used to prevent and treat low vitamin B12. Lack of vitamin B12 may cause anemia and damage to the nerves. It is used to treat diabetic neuropathy and peripheral neuropathy.

How does methylcobalamin work:

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

How should methylcobalamin be used:

Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.

Common side effects of methylcobalamin :

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 methylcobalamin :

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 methylcobalamin 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 methylcobalamin :

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


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating Strips?

Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strip contains pure form of methylcobalamin that is used to prevent and treat vitamin B12 deficiency, anaemias of nutritional supplements, pernicious anaemia and peripheral neuropathies. It is taken to regulate certain bodily functions like protein synthesis, blood formation and cell multiplication. The medicine improves nerve conduction and speed, which reduces nerve pain and improves neuropathy and regulates blood calcium levels in the body.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

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

Q3.How many times Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips can be taken in a day?

Take the strips exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dose and duration. Most recommended dose is one strip per day.

Q4.What are the side effects of this medicine?

The strips are well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, stomach upset, skin discoloration, loss of appetite, vomiting, flatulence. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as decreased appetite, dizziness, headache, chest pain and discomfort.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

Quicobal orally disintegrating strips 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.When should I take the medicine?

Take the strips exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dose and duration.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dose. On the off chance that you notice any symptoms, instantly look for clinical guidance or report it to the close poison control centre. Over dose of the medicine may lead to difficulty in concentrating, restless or irritability, abdominal cramps, swelling of face, lips and nerve damage.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

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

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips?

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. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to any ingredients in the strips and other cobalamine derivatives, leber’s disease, undiagnosed megaloblastic anaemia, gastrointestinal surgery, aplastic or normocytic anaemia, pernicious anaemia, elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years of age due to potential risk and limited evidence on safety and efficacy.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

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

Q12.Can I take this strip during pregnancy?

Use of Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips is not recommended in pregnant women. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

Take the strips exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Q14.Can I take this strips without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am using this medicine?

Consumption of alcohol with Quicobal orally disintegrating strips is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the strips should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at temperatures (15-25 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the strips according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q17.If I have trouble taking this strip, is there any alternate way?

Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips should be kept on top of your tongue. The strip gets dissolved within few seconds. Do not chew or swallow the strip. 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.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Continue to take the medicine till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions or as advised by your doctor.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the strips?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 3 hours after administration.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Quicobal 1500Mcg orally disintegrating strips?

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Manufactured By

EISAI PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

ramky pharma city (sez),plot no 96,97, 98, 124, 126, lankelapalem rd, paravada, visakhapatnam, andhra pradesh 531021

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EISAI PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD

ramky pharma city (sez),plot no 96,97, 98, 124, 126, lankelapalem rd, paravada, visakhapatnam, andhra pradesh 531021

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