Mecofol OD Tablet

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    Mecofol OD Tablet Information

    Mecofol OD Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Megaloblastic Anemia, Diabetic Neuropathy, Peripheral Neuropathy. Secondary and off-label uses of Mecofol OD Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Mecofol OD Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The most common side effects of Mecofol OD Tablet are Gastritis, Rash, Headache. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Mecofol OD Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Mecofol OD Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Mecofol OD Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Safe and Safe while nursing. In addition, Mecofol OD Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Mecofol OD Tablet related warnings section.

    The section on Mecofol OD Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Mecofol OD Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Mecofol OD Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Mecofol OD Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Mecofol OD Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Mecofol OD Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Nutritional Deficiency
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1000 mcg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: Then once a week for one month, then once a month.


    Mecofol OD Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Mecofol OD Tablet is used -

    Common

    • Gastritis
    • Rash
    • Headache
    • Itching or burning
    • Nervousness
    • Involuntary movements (picking, lip smacking etc.)

    Mecofol OD Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Mecofol OD Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Mecofol is safe to take during pregnancy.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Mecofol OD Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Mecofol does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Mecofol OD Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Kidney can be affected by Mecofol. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Mecofol OD Tablet on the Liver?


      Very few cases of side effects of Mecofol on the liver have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Mecofol OD Tablet on the Heart?


      Mecofol has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Mecofol OD Tablet with Other Drugs

    Mecofol OD Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Mecofol OD Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Mecofol OD Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Mecofol OD Tablet

    • Is this Mecofol OD Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Mecofol OD Tablet.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Mecofol OD Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Mecofol OD Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Mecofol OD Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Mecofol OD Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Mecofol OD Tablet


      When consumed with certain foods, Mecofol OD Tablet may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Mecofol OD Tablet


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Mecofol OD Tablet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Mecofol OD Tablet

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Mecofol work?

    Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

    Mecofol works by forming myelin sheath which is used to cover and protect the nerve cells. Mecofol is used to revive the nerve cells. In the absence of enough Mecofol, myeline sheath doesn't form properly leading to nerve damage.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Mecofol cause breathing difficulties?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, you may experience mild breathing problems while taking Mecofol. Try not to wear tight-fitted clothing while you are facing breathing difficulties go in an open space to breathe normally. However, if you are feeling extreme discomfort and breathlessness call your doctor right away.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    What are the precautions to be taken while administration of this Mecofol?

    Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    The Mecofol is susceptible to breaking down in the presence of light and it also gets affected by the moisture. Therefore, it should be consumed as soon as the package is opened and must be protected from the light and moisture.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Mecofol be used for treating neuropathic pain related to diabetic neuropathy?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Mecofol has been found to be effective against tingling and burning sensations in a leg, and spontaneous pain, associated with diabetic neuropathy.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to take Mecofol?

    Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    The general recommended an oral dose of the Mecofol is 1500 µg daily, divided into three doses. It is also available in other forms such as injectibles. Patients with critically low levels of methylcobalamin are often recommended by to take intramuscular injections to cover up for their deficiency.



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