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Viboliv 500Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Metadoxine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 17, 2019

This medication is used in the treatment of liver diseases caused due to long-term and severe alcohol intoxication. It works by accelerating the clearance of alcohol from the blood. The tablet is also being used for the treatment of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome) and Fragile X syndrome.

Before starting your treatment, discuss with your doctor if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, vitamins, herbal and dietary supplements. Exercise caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby. The dosage is determined by your doctor taking into consideration your age, gender, medical history, current condition and responses to therapy.

The medicine is useful against the following conditions:

  • Alcoholism

  • Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Following are some of the common side effects that may occur:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    The tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The tablet may be unsafe to use during breastfeeding.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Viboliv 500Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor, in case of overdose.

This drug is an antagonist of the 5-HT2B receptor. Scientific evidences show that it decreases that activity of GABA transaminase enzyme. In vitro experiment shows that this drug succeeded in reducing alcohol dehydrogenase activity.

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 Medicine

    Medicine

    The drug interacts with Levodopa.

Ques: What is Viboliv 500Mg Tablet?

Ans: Viboliv tablet is a medication which has Metadoxine as an active ingredient present in it. This medicine performs its action by increasing the elimination of alcohol from the blood.

Ques: What are the uses of Viboliv 500Mg Tablet?

Ans: Viboliv 50 mg is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like alcohol poisoning, liver damages and cholestatic liver diseases.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Viboliv 500Mg Tablet?

Ans: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach disorders, restlessness, dizziness and fast heartbeats are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Viboliv 500Mg Tablet?

Ans: Viboliv should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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