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Drug information on Pro-PL (Niacin) from British Biologicals

Pro-PL

  Oral Powder
British Biologicals
Generic : Niacin
 410.00
440kcl / 24g / 15g / 53g / 2940IU / 11.8IU / 176IU / 69.9mg / 0.29mg / 0.7mg / 7.9mg / 0.97mg / 3.82mcg / 8.8mg / 4.05mg / 95.6mcg / 882mg / 706mg / 1530mg / 470mg / 823mg / 22mg / 11.2mg / 0.73mg / 1.03mg / 294mcg / 5.9mcg / 38mcg / 138mcg / 3.25mg / 80mg / 250mg / 100g
400g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Pro-PL may be prescribed


Side effects of Pro-PL

   Most Common : Flushing, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, increased cough and itching.

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and increased cough.

   Skin : Rash.

   Heart : Flushing.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO-The daily dosage is 500 mg in any 4—week period. The recommended maintenance dose is 1000 to 2000mg.

How to use Pro-PL?

It comes as a tablet, capsule, and liquid to take by mouth, with food.

When is Pro-PL not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with ulcer, severe liver disease, arterial bleeding, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Pro-PL

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of chest pain, sugar, increased eye pressure, gout, recent heart attack, kidney or liver problems, low blood pressure, low blood minerals, muscle problems, peptic ulcers, thyroid deficiency, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• It may affect blood counts, avoid bruising or injury.

Other Precautions for Pro-PL

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Pro-PL

Store it at room temperature 20° to 25°C.



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