Mecofol-Plus Injection

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Medicine Overview of Mecofol-Plus Injection

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Uses of Nicotinamide

Nicotinamide is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Nicotinamide

Common

Rash, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic sensitization, Blurred vision, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Headache, Liver toxicity, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Nicotinamide

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Mecofol-Plus Injection works

Nicotinamide provides essential nutrients.
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Uses of Methylcobalamin

Methylcobalamin is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Methylcobalamin

Common

Gastrointestinal disturbance, Allergic skin rash.

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How to use Methylcobalamin

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Mecofol-Plus Injection works

Methylcobalamin provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Mecofol-Plus Injection

Expert advice for Nicotinamide

  • Do not use nicotinamide in children.
  • Caution should be observed if large doses are prescribed in patients with a history of jaundice, liver disease, or diabetes mellitus.
  • Do not take nicotinamide along with fibrates (e.g. Clofibrate) and statins (e.g. Simvastatin) as it may cause rhabdomyolysis.
  • Do not take nicotinamide along with alcohol.
  • Caution should be taken in the use of supplements containing copper, which may cause severe heart defects (second or third degree heart blocks) in patients with chronic liver or renal failure.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.

Expert advice for Methylcobalamin

  • Do not take methylcobalmin if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to methylcobalamin, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if your occupation required you to handle mercury or its compound.
  • Do not use methylcobalamin over a period of months, if there is a lack of satisfactory clinical response.
Warnings
Special precautions for Mecofol-Plus Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mecofol-Plus Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Mecofol-Plus Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Mecofol-Plus Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Mecofol-Plus Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Cautious use of Mecofol-Plus Injection is advised in patients with kidney disease as the information available is very limited.
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Liver
CAUTION
Mecofol-Plus Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mecofol-Plus Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Mecofol-Plus Injection is not recommended in patients with active liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mecofol-Plus Injection

Frequently asked questions for Nicotinamide

Q. Is Nicotinamide safe?
Nicotinamide is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does nicotinamide contain nicotine?
No. Nicotinamide in no way contain nicotine. Nicotinamide is amide form of nicotinic acid and used to treat skin diseases like acne and pellagra
Q. Is Nicotinamide good for acne?
Yes. Nicotinamide when taken along with zinc and folic acid is a good treatment of acne
Q. Is nicotinamide the same as niacin?
No. Nicotinamide is an amide form of nicotinic acid
Q. Is Nicotinamide available over the counter?
Yes. Nicotinamide is available over the counter. However, please consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Does Nicotinamide cause flushing?
In case of overdose, Nicotinamide may cause flushing or rash. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration.
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Frequently asked questions for Methylcobalamin

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.

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