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Levocarnil Plus Tablet 10's

Levocarnil Plus Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Levocarnil Plus Tablet

Levocarnil Plus Tablet is used to treat nutritional deficiencies due to various complications or long-term diseases. It is used to treat and prevent folate deficiency, anaemia (lack of red blood cells), vitamin B12 deficiency, and neurological diseases such as peripheral neuropathy (nerve disorder), seizures (fits), muscle weakness, and heart or liver problems.

Levocarnil Plus Tablet contains folic acid, levocarnitine, and methylcobalamin. Folic acid (vitamin B9) replenishes the deficient folic acid in the body. It helps in the production of healthy red blood cells and DNA. Levocarnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid derivative that helps your body turn fat into energy. It works by improving the low levels of carnitine in the body. Methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) regulates body functions like cell growth, blood formation, and protein synthesis. It also prevents nerve damage by forming a protective layer (myelin) around the nerves.

You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Levocarnil Plus Tablet are diarrhoea, nausea (feeling sick), and vomiting. These side effects are mild and don’t require medical attention. However, inform your doctor if any of these side effects persist or get worse.

Do not take Levocarnil Plus Tablet if you are allergic to any of its contents. Before taking Levocarnil Plus Tablet , inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non-prescription medicines, herbal products, or dietary supplements. Inform your doctor if you have malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food), cancer, kidney dialysis, optic nerve damage, hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood), and stent in the heart. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. You are advised to stop taking medicines for indigestion (antacids) within two hours of taking Levocarnil Plus Tablet .

Uses of Levocarnil Plus Tablet

Treatment of Nutritional deficiencies.

Medicinal Benefits

Levocarnil Plus Tablet contains folic acid, levocarnitine, and methylcobalamin belong to the class of  'nutritional supplements' primarily used to treat nutritional deficiencies due to various complications or long-term disease. Folic acid (vitamin B9) replenishes the deficient folic acid in the body. It helps in the production of healthy red blood cells and DNA. Levocarnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid derivative that helps your body turn fat into energy. It works by improving the low levels of carnitine in the body. Methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) regulates body functions like cell growth, blood formation, and protein synthesis. It also prevents nerve damage by forming a protective layer (myelin) around the nerves.

Directions for Use

Swallow Levocarnil Plus Tablet as a whole with water. Do not chew, crush or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Levocarnil Plus Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache

Drug Warnings

Do not use Levocarnil Plus Tablet if you are allergic to Levocarnil Plus Tablet or any of its contents. Let your doctor know if you have a history of seizures (fits), liver disease, kidney disease, cancer, obesity, hypokalemia, optic nerve damage, diabetes before using Levocarnil Plus Tablet . Please inform your doctor if you are using any prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking, including vitamins, herbal supplements. Do not take Levocarnil Plus Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. Levocarnil Plus Tablet safe to be given to children below 12 years of age, infants, and newborns, yet the doctor's consultation is advised. Do not take antacids before or after 2 hours of taking Levocarnil Plus Tablet as they may interfere with the action of Levocarnil Plus Tablet . Do not consume excess alcohol while using Levocarnil Plus Tablet as it may interfere with the drug absorption in the body.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: Levocarnil Plus Tablet may interact with an antibiotic (chloramphenicol), anticancer agent (methotrexate and fluorouracil), blood thinners (warfarin), anti-gout medicine (colchicine), antacids (cimetidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole, and ranitidine), a medicine used to treat diabetes (metformin), a medicine used to treat inflammatory bowel conditions (sulfasalazine), a medicine used to reduce cholesterol (cholestyramine), and antiepileptic drugs (phenytoin and fosphenytoin).

Drug-food interactions: Levocarnil Plus Tablet may interact with alcohol.

Drug-disease interactions: Levocarnil Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food), cancer, neural tube defects, kidney dialysis, optic nerve damage, diabetes, obesity, hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood), and stent in the heart.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • CHLORAMPHENICOL
  • METHOTREXATE
  • FLUOROURACIL
  • WARFARIN
  • COLCHICINE
  • CIMETIDINE
  • LANSOPRAZOLE
  • RANITIDINE
  • METFORMIN
  • SULFASALAZINE
  • CHOLESTYRAMINE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • FOSPHENYTOIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Try Vitamin B complex food sources like milk, cheese, eggs, liver and kidney, chicken, red meat, tuna, mackerel, and salmon, shellfish, oysters, clams, dark green vegetables, such as spinach and kale, beets, avocados, and potatoes, whole grains, cereals, kidney beans, black beans, and chickpea.

  • Include fruits like citrus, banana, and watermelon in your diet.

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

  • Exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Avoid excess fatty foods.

Special Advise

  • Serum levels of Cyanocobalamin present in Levocarnil Plus Tablet may be lowered by the use of oral contraceptives.

  • For pernicious anemia,  the blood picture must be examined regularly.

  • Monitor your blood glucose levels regularly while using Levocarnil Plus Tablet .

Disease/Condition Glossary

Folic acid deficiency: It is the lack of vitamin B9 or folic acid in the body. Folic acid is essential for the formation of red blood cells. Symptoms of folic acid deficiency include mouth sores and fatigue. 

Vitamin B12 deficiency: When your body doesn't have adequate mineral levels, vitamin B12 and low haemoglobin are required for red blood cell formation. Signs and symptoms of low vitamin B12 include fatigue, breathlessness, numbness, poor balance, and memory trouble.

Carnitine deficiency: Carnitine deficiency is when not enough of the nutrient 'carnitine' is available to the body. This can cause muscle weakness and heart or liver problems. Carnitine is obtained from foods, particularly animal-based foods. A carnitine deficiency occurs when the body does not absorb or get enough amount of carnitine from food. It is essential for a healthy life. Sometimes, your body is unable to absorb carnitine even if you are consuming it. Carnitine deficiency can lead to many health problems like encephalopathy (severe brain dysfunction), myopathy (muscle disease), hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if the liver is affected, cardiomyopathy (heart problem), or swelling (oedema). Symptoms of carnitine deficiency are weakness in the hips, shoulders, upper arms and legs, and heart muscles, tiredness (fatigue), irritability, delayed movement (motor) development, and poor feeding in a baby.

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Alcohol

Caution

The interaction of alcohol with Levocarnil Plus Tablet is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Levocarnil Plus Tablet .

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Pregnancy

Caution

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

There are limited studies of Levocarnil Plus Tablet on breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before using Levocarnil Plus Tablet if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

Levocarnil Plus Tablet is generally safe to use before driving. However, if you notice any side effects like dizziness, avoid driving and operating machinery until you feel better.

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Liver

Caution

Levocarnil Plus Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Levocarnil Plus Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

Safe to be given to children below 12 years. No harmful interaction has been reported in children below 12 years of age, yet the doctor's consultation is advised.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Ground Floor Modi Tower, 98, Nehru Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110019.
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FAQs

Levocarnil Plus Tablet belongs to the class of  'nutritional supplements' primarily used to treat nutritional deficiencies due to various complications or long-term disease
Levocarnil Plus Tablet contains folic acid, levocarnitine, and methylcobalamin. Folic acid (vitamin B9) replenishes the deficient folic acid in the body. It helps in the production of healthy red blood cells and DNA. Levocarnitine is a naturally occurring amino acid derivative that helps your body turn fat into energy. It works by improving the low levels of carnitine in the body. Methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) regulates body functions like cell growth, blood formation, and protein synthesis. It also prevents nerve damage by forming a protective layer (myelin) around the nerves.
Levocarnil Plus Tablet causes common side effects like diarrhoea, nausea (feeling sick), and vomiting.
In some patients, warfarin when taken along with Levocarnil Plus Tablet may increase the time required for the formation of blood clots. Hence, before starting Levocarnil Plus Tablet , inform your doctor if you are taking warfarin.
Folic acid deficiency occurs when there is inadequate folic acid in the body. You can overcome this deficiency by taking whole-grain foods, poultry, vegetables such as spinach, brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, peas, lentils, and oranges, which are good sources of folic acid.
Levocarnil Plus Tablet should not be stopped suddenly. Please consult your doctor before stopping Levocarnil Plus Tablet .

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