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Livogen-Z Captabs 15's

Livogen-Z Captabs 15's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Merck Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Livogen-Z Captabs 15's

Livogen-Z Captabs 15's belongs to the group of medicines called nutritional supplements used to treat and prevent nutritional deficiencies such as iron deficiency anaemia. A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body does not absorb or get enough nutrients from food. Vitamins and minerals are necessary for body development and the prevention of diseases.
 
Livogen-Z Captabs 15's is a combination of three supplements, namely: Ferrous fumarate, Folic acid, and Zinc sulphate. Ferrous fumarate acts as a source of iron which helps in the transportation of oxygen throughout the body and the production of red blood cells. Folic acid is necessary for the production of healthy red blood cells. Zinc sulphate helps in the growth and development of body tissues and boosts immunity. Together, Livogen-Z Captabs 15's helps in treating nutritional deficiencies.
 
Take Livogen-Z Captabs 15's as advised by the doctor. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as stomach upset, constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, and vomiting. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
 
Let your doctor know if you are taking any other medicines, or herbal products before starting Livogen-Z Captabs 15's. If you are known to be allergic to any of the components in Livogen-Z Captabs 15's, please inform your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking Livogen-Z Captabs 15's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Livogen-Z Captabs 15's should not be given to children unless advised by a doctor. It is unknown if alcohol interacts with Livogen-Z Captabs 15's, so please consult a doctor if you have any concerns.

Uses of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's

Treatment of Nutritional deficiencies

Medicinal Benefits

Livogen-Z Captabs 15's is a combination of three supplements, namely: Ferrous fumarate, Folic acid, and Zinc sulphate. Livogen-Z Captabs 15's is used to treat and prevent nutritional deficiencies. Ferrous fumarate acts as a source of iron which helps in the transportation of oxygen throughout the body and the production of red blood cells. Folic acid is necessary for various bodily functions, such as nucleotide biosynthesis and remethylation of homocysteine. Zinc sulphate helps in the growth and development of body tissues. Together, Livogen-Z Captabs 15's helps in treating nutritional deficiencies.

Directions for Use

Swallow Livogen-Z Captabs 15's as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's

  • Stomach upset
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Drug Warnings

Do not take Livogen-Z Captabs 15's if you are allergic to any of its components. Inform your doctor if you have a blood disorder, stomach ulcers, folate dependant tumour, iron overload syndrome, pernicious anaemia, haemolytic anaemia, kidney/liver problems or if you receive blood transfusions. Consult a doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Livogen-Z Captabs 15's should be given to children only if advised by the doctor. Let your doctor know if you are using any other medicines, or herbal products before starting Livogen-Z Captabs 15's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Livogen-Z Captabs 15's may interact with an antibacterial agent (nitrofurantoin), anticancer drug (methotrexate), antiparasitic (pyrimethamine), anticonvulsants (phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid consuming milk, milk products, tea, coffee, meat, and whole grains at the same time while taking Livogen-Z Captabs 15's as they might affect the absorption of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have blood disorder, stomach ulcers, or folate dependant tumour.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • NITROFURANTOIN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • PYRIMETHAMINE
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • PHENYTOIN
  • PRIMIDONE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Follow a well-balanced diet.
  • Exercising regularly helps in improving overall health. 
  • Rest well, get plenty of sleep.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
  • Meditation and yoga can help lower stress.
  • Avoid processed and fried food. 

Disease/Condition Glossary

Nutritional deficiencies: A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body does not absorb or get enough nutrients from food. Vitamins and minerals are necessary for body development and the prevention of diseases. Sometimes your body is unable to absorb many nutrients even if you are consuming them. Nutrient deficiency can lead to many health problems like a weakened immune system, skin problems, digestion problems, defective bone growth, and neurological diseases.

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Alcohol

Caution

It is unknown if alcohol interacts with Livogen-Z Captabs 15's, so please consult a doctor.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or if you have any concerns regarding this; your doctor will recommend only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding; your doctor will decide whether Livogen-Z Captabs 15's can be taken by breastfeeding mothers or not.

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Driving

Caution

It is unknown if Livogen-Z Captabs 15's affects your ability to drive. Drive or operate machinery only if you are alert.

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Liver

Caution

Limited data is available regarding the usage of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Limited data is available regarding the usage of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor.

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Children

Caution

Limited data is available regarding the usage of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's in children, so please consult a doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

L-2, J.R. Complex, Gate No. 4, Village Mandoli, Delhi-110 093, India
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FAQs

Livogen-Z Captabs 15's contains Ferrous fumarate, Folic acid, and Zinc sulphate. Ferrous fumarate acts as a source of iron which helps in the transportation of oxygen throughout the body and the production of red blood cells. Folic acid is necessary for various bodily functions, such as nucleotide biosynthesis and remethylation of homocysteine. Zinc sulphate helps in the growth and development of body tissues.
Iron supplements cause the stools/poop to turn black or greyish. Do not worry, as it is a common side-effect that occurs due to the loss of unabsorbed iron. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.
Livogen-Z Captabs 15's may cause constipation. Eat fibre-rich food and drink plenty of fluids if you experience constipation. Consult your doctor if you have severe constipation.
To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Livogen-Z Captabs 15's for as long as your doctor has advised it. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking Livogen-Z Captabs 15's.
Livogen-Z Captabs 15's can be taken with antacids if advised by the doctor. However, maintain a gap of 2-4 hours between Livogen-Z Captabs 15's and antacid medicines, as taking them together might decrease their effectiveness.
Avoid consuming milk, milk products, tea, coffee, fish, meat, liver, whole grains, and cereals along with Livogen-Z Captabs 15's, as they might interfere with the absorption of Livogen-Z Captabs 15's. Maintain a minimum gap of 2 hours between Livogen-Z Captabs 15's and milk/milk products, tea, coffee, fish, meat, liver, whole grains, and cereals.

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