ELMECOB OD TABLET
ELMECOB OD TABLET belongs to the class of 'vitamins', primarily used to treat vitamin b12 deficiency and peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage in the hands and feet). It is also used to prevent/treat megaloblastic anaemia (anaemia with unusually large red blood cells). Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when the body has lower levels of vitamin B12 than normal. Symptoms include fatigue, breathlessness, numbness, poor balance, and memory trouble.
ELMECOB OD TABLET contains Methylcobalamin, a form of vitamin B12 that regulates body functions, such as cell multiplication, blood formation, and protein synthesis. It also helps restore nucleic acid in the nerve cells.
Your doctor will decide the dosage based on your medical condition. Sometimes, ELMECOB OD TABLET may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, and headache. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects are persistent, please reach out to your doctor.
Let your doctor know if you use any otrher medications, including other vitamins, before starting ELMECOB OD TABLET. Please tell your doctor if you are allergic to any of the components in ELMECOB OD TABLET. It is essential to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or are a breastfeeding mother. Avoid consuming alcohol along with ELMECOB OD TABLET to ensure maximum absorption of nutrients. ELMECOB OD TABLET should be used in children only with the doctor's advice.
Vitamin B12 deficiency and peripheral neuropathy.
ELMECOB OD TABLET contains Methylcobalamin, a form of Vitamin B12, which regulates body functions and helps rejuvenate and protect damaged nerve cells by producing a substance called myelin. It prevents nerve damage in peripheral neuropathy and treats symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency. It promotes amino acid synthesis and plays an important role in protein formation. ELMECOB OD TABLET also treats and prevents megaloblastic anemia, a vitamin deficiency anemia caused by low vitamin b12 levels.
Let your doctor know if you have any heart, liver or kidney diseases before starting ELMECOB OD TABLET. ELMECOB OD TABLET should be used during pregnancy only when advised by the doctor. ELMECOB OD TABLET is excreted into breast milk. Hence, breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking ELMECOB OD TABLET. Drinking alcohol may hinder vitamin absorption; therefore, it is advised to limit the alcohol intake while using ELMECOB OD TABLET. ELMECOB OD TABLET is safe for children only when recommended by the doctor.
Drug-Drug Interaction: ELMECOB OD TABLET may interact with antibiotics (neomycin, chloramphenicol), antituberculosis antibiotics (aminosalicylic acid), heartburn medication (omeprazole, cimetidine), and gout medicines (colchicine).
Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions were found.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Inform your doctor if you have malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food), liver, kidney or heart diseases, optic nerve damage, iron/folic acid deficiency, low potassium levels, and allergic reactions before starting ELMECOB OD TABLET.
Avoid consuming alcohol with ELMECOB OD TABLET to ensure maximum absorption of nutrients.
ELMECOB OD TABLET should be used during pregnancy only when advised by your doctor. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning to conceive before starting ELMECOB OD TABLET.
ELMECOB OD TABLET may be excreted into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before taking the supplement if you are a breastfeeding mother.
ELMECOB OD TABLET usually does not interfere with your driving ability
Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking ELMECOB OD TABLET. Your dosage may be adjusted in case of liver impairment.
Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before taking ELMECOB OD TABLET. Your dosage may be adjusted in case of renal impairment.
ELMECOB OD TABLET should be used in children only when the doctor advises. The doctor will recommend the dosage of ELMECOB OD TABLET based on the child's age and weight.
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Vitamin B12 deficiency (cobalamin deficiency): Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when the body has lower levels of vitamin B12 than normal. Symptoms include fatigue, breathlessness, numbness, poor balance and memory trouble. Pernicious anaemia, an autoimmune disease, is the most common cause of B12 deficiency. In this condition, the body cannot absorb enough vitamin B12 since the body's immune system produces antibodies against the intrinsic factor (a protein that helps the body absorb vitamin B12). Other causes include stomach or gut issues, where the body cannot absorb the vitamin, medications like antidiabetics and stomach-related drugs, and dietary restrictions like being a strict vegan.
Peripheral neuropathy/peripheral neuritis: It is defined as damage to nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. The pain could be intermittent or continuous, with a prickling, stabbing, tingling or burning sensation. A feeling of numbness and loss of sensations is also common with neuropathic pain. Symptoms include spontaneous, un-triggered pain, unpleasant feeling, shooting, burning or stabbing pain, muscle weakness, and cramping.
ELMECOB OD TABLET treats B12 deficiency by restoring low levels of vitamin B12 in the body. It has extended benefits in treating peripheral neuropathic pain by preventing nerve cell damage. It is further involved in cell multiplication, blood formation, and protein synthesis.
Please continue using ELMECOB OD TABLET for as long as the doctor has advised it for you based on your medical condition. It may take several months to cure a vitamin deficiency; hence do not abruptly stop taking this supplement. However, if you did not notice any improvement in your condition, it is advised to consult a doctor.
Long-term usage of ELMECOB OD TABLET is not recommended in people whose occupation involves mercury handling and exposure. Please check with your doctor for more information.
Taking Metformin (an anti-diabetic drug) for longer durations is associated with the risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns; your doctor may advise vitamin B12 supplements if needed.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and follow your usual dosage.
ELMECOB OD TABLET
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