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Composition for EPINEURON

Epalrestat(150 mg),Methylcobalamin(1500 mcg)

food interaction for EPINEURON

alcohol interaction for EPINEURON

pregnancy interaction for EPINEURON

lactation interaction for EPINEURON

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Epalrestat(150 mg)


Epalrestat is used to delay the progression and to treat early onset diabetic neuropathy (type of nerve damage that occurs in patients with uncontrolled diabetes of long duration).

How it works

Epalrestat belongs to a class of drugs called aldose reductase inhibitors. It reduces the accumulation of sorbitol (excess sugar present in blood and tissues of diabetic patients) in nerves, and relieves numbness/pain of the hands and feet and leg cramp in patients with diabetes neuropathy.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Back pain, Burning sensation, Itching, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting
Methylcobalamin(1500 mcg)


Methylcobalamin is an active form of vitamin B12, which is used to treat anemia as well as nerve damage with numbness, tingling, pain in various neurological disorders.

How it works

Methylcobalamin plays a key role in recovery process of damaged nerve cells and also it maintainins proper function of nerve cells.

Common side effects

Gastrointestinal disturbance, Allergic skin rash


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Expert advice for EPINEURON

  • Always take epalrestat before each meal.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from liver disease or renal impairment or long-standing diabetic neuropathy. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to epalrestat or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not consume this drug if you have neuropathy due to causes other than diabetes, have severe liver or kidney disorders.
  • Patients with compromised blood flow to calf and feet should not consume this drug.

Frequently asked questions for EPINEURON




Q. What is methylcobalamin/ mecobalamin/Neurokind/ Nurokind OD?
Methylcobalamin (mecobalamin/Neurokind/ Nurokind OD) is an active form of vitamin B12. It is water soluble and orally absorbed. It  is found in animal-based foods and in supplement form.

Q. Is methylcobalamin the same as cyanocobalamin?
No.Cyanocobalamin is different form of vitamin B12.

Q. What is Nurokind G, Nurokind plus, Nurokind Next, Nurokind LC, Nurokind Gold?
Nurokind G contains methylcobalmine and gabapentin. Nurokind plus contains methylcobalamin, folic acid, vitamin B1, vitamin B6 and alfa lipoic Acid. Nurokind Next contains methlcobalamin, alphalipoic acid, benfotiamine, pyridoxine hydrochloride, biotin, folic acid, chromium. NurokindL C contains L-carnitine, L-tartrate, methylcobalamin, folic acid. Nurokind Gold contains ginseng extract, mixed carotene 10%, niacinamide, vitamin B6, methylcobalamin, vitamin D3, refined wheat germ oil, folic acid, elemental calcium, elemental phosphorus, ferrous fumarate, zinc sulfate mono hydrate, elemental magnesium, elemental manganese, elemental copper, elemental iodine, elemental potassium.


Content on this page was last updated on 28 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)