Medicine Overview of Leci Lotion
Uses of Leci Lotion
Leci 5% Lotion is used in Nutritional deficiencies.
Side effects of Leci Lotion
Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Stomach pain.
How to use Leci Lotion
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.
How Leci Lotion works
Lecithin or phosphatidylcholine is a type of lipid (phospholipid) naturally found in the body and plays important roles in maintenance of cell membrane (outer protective covering of cells) which is essential for several biological processes. As a health supplement, lecithin is known to lower blood levels of cholesterol by aiding its removal; protect the liver from toxins and infections (hepatoprotective) and protect the nervous stem by nourishing the cell membrane..
In Depth Information on Leci Lotion
Expert advice for Leci Lotion
- Do consult your doctor before taking lecithin, if you have malabsorption (poor absorption of nutrients across the digestive tract into blood circulation) problems. You may develop loose motions (diarrhea) or excess fats in feces (steatorrhea).
- Use of lecithin in children should strictly be under medical supervision.
- Lecithin supplements are usually meant to be taken three times daily with meals.
- Do consult your doctor before using lecithin, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Leci 5% Lotion
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Leci 5% Lotion should be used with caution during lactation.+more
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Leci 5% Lotion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Leci 5%+more
Lotion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Lecithin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Leci 5% Lotion
Frequently asked questions for Lecithin
Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand regarding source and other additives before use
Leci is a type of lipid or fat (phospholipid) that offers several health benefits. In the form of a supplement it is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No. Leci is a type of lipid or fat (phospholipid) that offers several health benefits
Soy or soybean is a major source of Leci
Q. Can I take lecithin with fish oil/ thyroxin/ antibiotics/ statins/ blood pressure tablets/ simvastatin?
Yes.There are no known major interactions of lecithin with fish oil, thyroxin, commonly used antibiotics or blood pressure medicines and statins including simvastatin
It may be beneficial in reducing body weight. Leci is usually used as a part of a regimen that includes diet, exercise and other medications
Q. Reduce cholesterol?
Lecithin is used to aid treatment of lowering blood cholesterol
Leci has no known effect on lowering blood pressure or changing the fluidity of blood. It does not ‘burn fat' (increase metabolism that helps lower fat).It reduces fat through a different mechanism. Leci has no known effect on production or release of breast milk
No.Causing gas and acne are not among the possible side effects of Leci
Leci has shown positive effects on memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Substitutes for Leci
No substitutes found for this medicine