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About MECOBALAMIN+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE+NICOTINAMIDE

MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE belongs to the class of 'multivitamins' primarily used to treat and prevent nutritional deficiencies. Nutritional deficiencies occur when the body does not absorb or get enough vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from food. Nutrient deficiency can lead to many health problems like a weakened immune system, indigestion, skin problems, heart problem, eye problems and defective bone growth.

MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE contains Mecobalamin, Nicotinamide, and Pyridoxine hydrochloride. Mecobalamin regulates body functions like cell growth, blood formation, and protein synthesis. Nicotinamide is a form of vitamin B that provides vital nutrients. Pyridoxine hydrochloride is involved in protein, fat, and carbohydrate metabolism and the formation of red blood cells and neurotransmitters.

Take MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE as advised by your doctor. You may experience common side effects like numbness of your hands or feet, upset stomach, diarrhoea, loss of hunger, and dizziness. Most of these side effects of MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Let your doctor know if you are using any other medicines or herbal products before starting MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE. If you are known to be allergic to any of the components, please inform your doctor. Please tell your doctor if you have malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food). If you are a pregnant or breastfeeding mother, please consult your doctor before taking MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

Uses of MECOBALAMIN+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE+NICOTINAMIDE

Nutritional deficiencies, Vitamin B12 deficiency, Vitamin B6 deficiency.

Medicinal Benefits

MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE belongs to the class of 'multivitamins' primarily used to treat nutritional deficiencies due to various complications or long-term diseases. It may be used to treat and prevent vitamin B6 deficiency, anaemia (lack of red blood cells), peripheral neuropathy (nerve disorder), seizures (fits), hereditary disorders like hyperoxaluria (excess oxalate levels in urine), and homocystinuria (accumulation of an amino acid called homocysteine in urine and blood). MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE contains mecobalamin (vitamin B12), nicotinamide, and pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6). Mecobalamin (Methylcobalamin) is a coenzyme form of vitamin B12, which regulates body functions like cell growth, blood formation, and protein synthesis. Nicotinamide is a form of vitamin B that provides vital nutrients. Pyridoxine hydrochloride is involved in protein, fat, and carbohydrate metabolism, red blood cells, and neurotransmitter formation. Together, MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE helps treat nutritional deficiencies.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow the tablet/capsule as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of MECOBALAMIN+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE+NICOTINAMIDE

  • Numbness of hands or feet 
  • Upset stomach 
  • Diarrhoea 
  • Loss of hunger 
  • Dizziness 
  • Constipation

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Let your doctor know if you are using any other medicines or herbal products before starting MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of the components. Please inform your doctor if you have malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food), as it may make it hard to absorb B complex vitamins orally. Your doctor may suggest other dosage forms in such a case. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE may interact with anti-cancer drugs (altretamine, cisplatin, arsenic trioxide), fits medicines (phenytoin, phenobarbital), antibiotics (chloramphenicol), and medicines treating Parkinson's disease (levodopa).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interaction found/established.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Use MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE with medical advice if you have malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food), and Leber's optic atrophy.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    It is not known if alcohol interacts with MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE. Consult a doctor if you have any concerns.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning to conceive before taking MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE. Your doctor will weigh the risks and benefits before recommending MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor before taking MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will weigh the risks and benefits before recommending MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    No interactions were found/established.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    If you have liver disease, consult your doctor before taking MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    If you have kidney impairment, consult your doctor before taking MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Try Vitamin B complex food sources like milk, cheese, eggs, chicken, red meat, tuna, mackerel, salmon, shellfish, oysters, clams, dark green vegetables such as spinach and kale, beets, avocados, 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

  • Clinical monitoring of Vitamin B12 and B6 levels through blood examinations is recommended. 
  • Let your doctor and the laboratory staff know if you are using MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE since pyridoxine hydrochloride may interfere with laboratory tests like urine tests for urobilinogen. 

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Nutritional deficiencies: Nutritional deficiencies occur when the body does not absorb or get enough nutrients from food. Many nutrients are essential for a healthy life. 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, indigestion, skin problems, heart problem, eye problems and defective bone growth. Nutritional deficiency symptoms include pale skin, fatigue, weakness, trouble breathing, feeling faint, and poor concentration. 

Vitamin B6 deficiency: This is developed when your body doesn't have adequate levels of a water-soluble vitamin called Pyridoxine or Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 deficiency symptoms include fatigue, skin rashes, cracked and sore lips, weak immune system, tiredness, low energy levels, tingling in hands and feet, and fits.

Vitamin B12 deficiency: When your body doesn't have adequate mineral levels called Vitamin B12, it leads to vitamin B12 deficiency. Signs and symptoms of low vitamin B12 include fatigue, breathlessness, numbness, poor balance, and memory trouble.

FAQs

How does MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE work?

MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE is a vitamin supplement and consists of Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Mecobalamin (vitamin B12), and Nicotinamide. When you lack these vitamins, which cannot be recovered even with the food sources, MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE helps recover levels of these vitamins.

How can I overcome Vitamin B6 deficiency?

Vitamin B6 deficiency occurs when your body lacks adequate Pyridoxine levels. You can overcome this deficiency by including food sources rich in Pyridoxine, like milk, eggs, beef, pork, chicken or turkey, fish, peanuts, soya beans, wheat germ, oats, and bananas. If your Vitamin B6 levels are still low, your doctor may suggest supplements.

How to treat my Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Vitamin B12 deficiency is caused when you don't have enough Methylcobalamin or Mecobalamin levels in your body. You can include natural Vitamin B12 sources like eggs, beef, liver, chicken, trout, salmon, tuna fish, clams, fortified breakfast cereal, low-fat milk, yoghurt, and cheese in your diet for treating this deficiency. If you still have low levels of B12, please consult your doctor about its supplements.

Should I take any precautions before using MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE?

It is important to tell your doctor if you have malabsorption syndrome (difficulty absorbing nutrition from food) since it may be hard to absorb Vitamin B6 through oral administration. Your doctor may advise on other dosage forms in such a case. Do not take MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE if you are allergic to pyridoxine hydrochloride, nicotinamide and mecobalamin, have eye problems (Leber's optic atrophy), or take levodopa for Parkinson’s disease.

Does MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE cause any abnormal test results?

Pyridoxine hydrochloride in this medicine may interfere with laboratory tests like urine tests for urobilinogen. Please make sure your doctor and the laboratory staff know that you take MECOBALAMIN+NICOTINAMIDE+PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE before undergoing any blood and urine examinations.

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