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Product introduction

Desifol-Plus Tablet is a combination medicine that is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies. It helps in the growth and development of the body and replenishes the body's stores of important nutrients.

Desifol-Plus Tablet can be taken with or without food. It should be used in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to take this medicine at a fixed time. This medicine should not be taken in more than the recommended dose.

Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions like swelling, itching, difficulty in breathing, hives, etc. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any other health conditions. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Desifol-Plus Tablet

Benefits of Desifol-Plus Tablet

In Nutritional deficiencies

Desifol-Plus Tablet is a nutritional supplement that helps in the formation of red blood cells and enhances the absorption of iron in the body. This improves the level of hemoglobin and thus reduces the risk of anemia. Desifol-Plus Tablet also helps your body use fats and carbohydrates for boosting energy level. This combination helps in proper functioning of the brain and the nervous system.

Side effects of Desifol-Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Desifol-Plus

  • Acne
  • Skin reaction
  • Itching

How to use Desifol-Plus Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Desifol-Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Desifol-Plus Tablet works

Desifol-Plus Tablet is a combination of three nutritional supplements. L-Methyl Folate is a form of folate that replenishes the folic acid deficiency, this in turn helps in the formation of new red blood cells to treat or prevent anemia. Methylcobalamin and Pyridoxal-5-phosphate are vitamins. They restore any vitamin deficiencies in the body. This helps in maintaining proper hormonal balance in the body to ensure appropriate growth and functioning of the organs.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Desifol-Plus Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Desifol-Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Desifol-Plus Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Desifol-Plus Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Desifol-Plus Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Desifol-Plus Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Desifol-Plus Tablet is given to fulfill your nutritional requirement and to prevent any related diseases.
  • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes or a history of stroke.
  • Let your doctor know if you are taking any other medications like antihypertensives, antibiotics, or medicines for heart disease or bone disorders.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

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You see the content of the tablet and ask for it
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Please refer to a General Physician
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References

  1. Combs Jr. GF, McClung JP. The Vitamins: Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health. 5th ed. Westborough, MA: Academic Press; 2017.
  2. Coates PM, Betz JM, Blackman MR, et al. (Editors). Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2010.

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Name: Syndicate Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Address: SCO-31,1st Floor, Sector 13 P, Hisar-125005, Haryana,
Country of origin: India

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