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Drug information on Carlos Cap (Adenosylcobalamin) from Gokul Pharma (Jantec Pharma)

Carlos Cap

Gokul Pharma (Jantec Pharma)
Generic : Adenosylcobalamin
3mg / 50mg / 0.2mg / 1.5mg / 10mg / 3mg / 50mg / 50mg
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Drug Name : Adenosylcobalamin

Adenosylcobalamin is an active form of vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin used as a nutritional supplement to treat vitamin B12 deficiency or pernicious anemia, stomatitis, as well as for other conditions like depression, panic attacks and anxiety. Adenosylcobalamin is also known as cobamide or dibencozide.
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Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on May 02, 2018
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Medical Condition(s) for which Carlos Cap may be prescribed

Side effects of Carlos Cap

• The side-effects of adenosylcobalamin may include the following:

  General: Fever, low blood potassium levels

  Allergic reaction: Rash, itching, swelling under the skin, possible anaphylactic shock

  Digestive tract: Mild transient diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

  Nervous system: Tingling and numbness, headache, dizziness

  Blood: Polycythemia vera (increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow)

  Heart: Congestive heart failure, low blood pressure, fluid accumulation in the lungs

  Eyes: Vision problems

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

• The recommended dose for adenosylcobalamin varies depending on the patient’s physiological condition and whether it is used for preventive purpose or for treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency.

How to use Carlos Cap?

• Adenosylcobalamin should be taken orally before or after food intake.
• It is usually available as a combination with other supplements.
• Lozenges or sublingual tablets should be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.

When is Carlos Cap not to be taken? (Contraindications)

• Allergic to adenosylcobalamin .

Warnings and Precautions for Carlos Cap

• Patients with intestinal disorders, vitamin B12 malabsorption syndrome, and surgical removal of intestinal organs may not be able to absorb adenosylcobalamin.
• Blood tests may be advised before and after a few months of treatment to document a good response to treatment.

Other Precautions for Carlos Cap

Inform your doctor in the following situations:

• Impaired kidney or liver function
• Iron and folic acid deficiency along with vitamin B1 deficiency
• Leber’s disease
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women

Drug Interactions of Carlos Cap

Adenosylcobalamin may interact with

• Chloramphenicol
• Pyrimethamine
• Colchicine
• Heavy alcohol intake

Storage Conditions for Carlos Cap

• Adenosylcobalamin should be stored as advised by the labelling.
• Protect from excess heat and light.
• Keep out of reach of children.

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