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Drug information on Vedaprot (Mecobalamin) from Vidakem Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd.

Vedaprot

  Oral Powder
Vidakem Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Mecobalamin
 250.00
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200 g
Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice) , Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Nov 16, 2011
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Overview of Vedaprot

Methylcobalamin is the activated form of vitamin B12 and an essential nutrient for the body.

Side effects of Vedaprot

   Oral : Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.


   Parenteral : Rash, headache, hot sensation, sweating, itching , swelling and pain/induration at injection site.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose of the drug is 500 mcg tablets to start with.

Adult:
Peripheral neuropathy - The recommended dose is 1,500 mcg/day in 3 divided doses.

How to use Vedaprot?

Methylcobalamin comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

It is also available as sprays, sublingual supplements and liquid forms for those who cannot digest the tablet form well.

Mecobalamin also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

When is Vedaprot not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Methylcobalamin is contraindicated if the patients are allergic to the drug.

Warnings and Precautions for Vedaprot

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction.

Other Precautions for Vedaprot

Avoid excess dosage.

Methylcobalamin might need to be taken with adenosylcobalamin for maximum benefit.

Please check with your doctor before taking these drug combination.

Drug Interactions of Vedaprot

Not known.

Storage Conditions for Vedaprot

Store it at room temperature (15 to 25°C).



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