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Metadoxine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Metadoxine

Generic Name : Metadoxine
Latest prescription information about Metadoxine. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Hepatoprotective Agents
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Metadoxine

India : 

International : 

Abrixone, Metadoxil
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Why is Metadoxine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a hepatoprotective agent, prescribed for the treatment of fatty liver due to alcoholism. 

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When should Metadoxine not be taken? (Contraindications)

Pregnancy and lactation.

What is the dosage of Metadoxine?

PO- The recommended dose is 0.5-1 g/day.
IV/IM- The recommended dose is 300-600 mg/day.

How should Metadoxine be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Metadoxine?

If the side effects worsens or does not go away after few days, it is advised to consult a doctor.
Symptoms caused by overdose can be resolved by withdrawing the drug therapy.
Caution is required in patients who take metadoxine for long-term.

What are the side effects of Metadoxine?

Diarrhea and moderate skin rash.

What are the other precautions for Metadoxine?

Skip the missed dose when it is close to the next scheduled dose and continue with the next dose.
Do not take double doses.

What are the storage conditions for Metadoxine?

Store at a room temperature between 20C to 25C
Protect from excess moisture and heat




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Richard67, India

Is Metadoxine taken by those in recovery [while not drinking] to treat damaged liver or by those who are still consuming?

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