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Arachitol 60000 IU Injection

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Vitamin D3
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: March 02, 2019

Arachitol 60000 IU Injection is used for proper absorption and metabolism of calcium and phosphate in the bloodstream. It is composed of vitamin D3 which is vital for the overall health and conditions related to the bones conditions like of osteoporosis. Arachitol 60000 IU Injection is also used to keep teeth healthy. It helps in the growth of cells and bones. If the level of vitamin D3 goes down it can cause condition of rickets in children and osteoporosis in adults. Some of the symptoms which indicate that you might need this medication are frequent bone fractures, fragile and brittle bones, difficulty in logical thinking, Bone cancer, weak immune system, high risk of infections, excessive fatigue and weakness only to name a few. Doctors would prescribe this medication keeping in mind your age, weight, height and other physical conditions. Effect and uses of the medication can vary from person to person and you must consult a doctor before using it.

  • Nutritional Deficiencies

  • Osteoporosis

  • Leber's Disease

    This medication is not recommended for patients that are suffering from Leber’s disease, which is a rare genetic disorder.

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The desired results can be achieved only over a period of time. It has a prolonged duration of action.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medication is observed only after a month of taking it daily.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The use of this medication is asked to be avoided during pregnancy unless extremely necessary. Consult a doctor to know the benefits and risks of this medication. Do not exceed the daily recommended dosage.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies have been reported.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication can be taken when breast feeding but always consult a doctor and do not exceed the daily recommended dosage.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No problems have been observed with alcohol but consult a doctor when consuming the same.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no harm in driving after taking this medication however, if the side effects are observed then driving should be avoided.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    No, it does not affect kidney function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    This medication do not affect liver function.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Arachitol 60000 IU Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

Arachitol 60000 IU Injection is a provitamin which gets converted in the body to calcitriol and stimulates the absorption of calcium and phosphates from the intestine, kidneys and also regulates the release of calcium from bones to blood.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    You are advised to reduce the intake of alcohol while taking this medication.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Suitable dose adjustments maybe required when taking along with certain medicines. A doctor should be informed when taking this with the following medicines – Omeprazole, Chloramphenicol, Ranitidine, Metformin, Phenytoin and Hydrochlorothiazide.

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