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Drug information on Dexolac-2 (Choline) from Wockhardt Limited

Dexolac-2

  Oral Powder
Wockhardt Limited
Generic : Choline
 145.00
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500g
Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Suchitra Chari
Medically Reviewed by Suchitra Chari, M.S. M.Sc.
Last Updated on Dec 09, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dexolac-2 may be prescribed


Overview of Dexolac-2

• Choline is a water-soluble essential nutrient produced in the liver in humans.
• It is naturally present in some foods and also available as a dietary supplement.

Side effects of Dexolac-2

• Choline taken at doses higher than the Daily Upper Intake Levels might cause sweating, a fishy body odor, blood pressure lowering, gastrointestinal distress, diarrhea, and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

• The recommended adequate intake (AI) dosage of choline per day is as follows:

Men – 550 mg
Women – 425 mg
Pregnant women – 450 mg
Breast feeding women – 550 mg
Infants and babies - 125- 150 mg
Children 1-3 years - 200 mg per day; 4-8 years - 250 mg per day; 9-13 years - 375 mg per day

• The Daily Upper Intake Levels (UL) fixed for the various groups are :

1 gram daily for children 1-8 years, 2 grams for children 9-13 years, 3 grams for children 14-18 years, and 3.5 grams for adults over 18 years of age.

How to use Dexolac-2?

• One Capsule of choline should be taken before breakfast or lunch.

When is Dexolac-2 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

• Choline is contraindicated if the patients are allergic to the supplement or the foods that contain choline.

Warnings and Precautions for Dexolac-2

• Choline should be consumed at appropriate doses and not higher than the Daily Upper Intake Levels to prevent side effects in all the groups.

Other Precautions for Dexolac-2

• Caution should be taken while taking choline while you are pregnant.

Drug Interactions of Dexolac-2

• There is no known drug interaction with choline.

Storage Conditions for Dexolac-2

• Choline should be stored at room temperature.
• Keep it out of reach from children.



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