This medication is a combination of a coenzyme form of Vitamin B12 along with GABA analog. It circulates through the bloodstream and is used to treat Peripheral neuropathy. In addition to the Vitamin B12 structure, it has an additional methyl containing metal-alkyl group.
Helps the body to produce red blood cells and can be used as a dietary supplement. It is also taken as a supplement to fight against the degenerative cell condition called Multiple sclerosis.
Symptoms are not always prevalent in case of this medication deficiency. But sometimes many symptoms of lacking this medication can appear such as
- Lack of balance
- Gastrointestinal problem
- Lack of sensation on touching
- Memory loss
Decreased Potassium Level In Blood
How long is the duration of effect?
The peak of the effect can be observed within 3 hours after consumption. The effects can be felt within half an hour after intake.
What is the onset of action?
The onset of action is seen or felt within half and hour of consumption.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Yes, It is safe to consume this drug when pregnant.
Is it habit forming?
No, it is not habit forming but it should not be consumed in excess.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
It is shown that the supplement is passed on through milk while breast-feeding. Hence it is not recommenced while breast feeding.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Alcohol decreases the level of vitamin b in the body, hence the consumption of alcohol is not recommend while taking this supplement.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Yes, it is safe to drive after consumption of the medicine.
Does this affect kidney function?
Excess consumption is know to damage the kidneys.
Does this affect liver function?
Excess consumption is not recommended if the person suffer from liver diseases.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Try not to miss the dose, you need not take a double dose incase you have missed the previous one.
Are there any overdose instructions?
In case of overdose consult a doctor. The symptoms include nausea and uneasy stomach.
Mecoblend-Psr Tablet acts as a cofactor for enzyme methionine synthase, which transfers methyl groups for the regeneration of methionine from homocysteine. In anemia, it increases blood cell production by promoting nucleic acid synthesis in the bone marrow and by promoting maturation and division of erythrocytes. It also binds to the voltage-gated calcium channels in the central nervous system. This causes a reduced release of neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, substance P thus slowing down nerve signals.
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
AlcoholIt decreases the effectiveness of medication.
Interaction with Medicine
Some medication that have a serious interaction with Methylcobalamin are Leukeran ( chlorambucil ), Prilosec( omeprazole), colcrys and Mitigare and the herbal supplement goldenseal.
Interaction with Food
Since it’s derived from food sources there is no severe reaction with food.
Interaction with Disease
Vitamin B12 does not interact with diseases.
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