Nutrazyme Uses

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What is Nutrazyme?

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Treating acne.

Nutrazyme gel is a vitamin B supplement. Exactly how Nutrazyme gel works is unknown.

How should I use Nutrazyme?

Use Nutrazyme gel as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Nutrazyme gel.

Uses of Nutrazyme in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
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To treat Hartnup disease (light sensitive skin rashes), inflammatory skin disease, vitamin deficiency, anxiety and Alzheimer’s disease (disorder that causes mental confusion and forgetfulness). It is also used in combination with intravenous vitamin C therapy for cancer.

Nutrazyme description

Nutrazyme, also called as nicotinamide (vitamin B3), is prescribed for the treatment of niacin deficiency disorders including pellagra. Nutrazyme should not be used for treatment of hyperlipidemia.

Nutrazyme dosage

Nutrazyme Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 100 mg; 500 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Niacin Deficiency

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA):

Males: 19 mg orally each day

Females: 13 mg orally each day

Initial dose: 100 mg orally 3 times a day, with or after meals

Maintenance dose: 100 to 500 mg orally up to 3 times a day, with or after meals

Nutrazyme has toxic potential at adult doses in excess of 3 g/day.

Nutrazyme may also be administered parenterally as a component of injectable multivitamin additives contained in parenteral nutrition products. All existing parenteral vitamin products for adults contain 40 mg/vial, which is the dose recommended by the American Medical Association/Nutrition Advisory Group for patients 11 years and older requiring parenteral vitamins.

Usual Adult Dose for Pemphigus

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA):

Males: 19 mg orally each day

Females: 13 mg orally each day

Initial dose: 100 mg orally 3 times a day, with or after meals

Maintenance dose: 100 to 500 mg orally up to 3 times a day, with or after meals

Nutrazyme has toxic potential at adult doses in excess of 3 g/day.

Nutrazyme may also be administered parenterally as a component of injectable multivitamin additives contained in parenteral nutrition products. All existing parenteral vitamin products for adults contain 40 mg/vial, which is the dose recommended by the American Medical Association/Nutrition Advisory Group for patients 11 years and older requiring parenteral vitamins.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Niacin Deficiency

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA):

0 to 6 months: 5 mg orally each day

6 months to 1 year: 6 mg orally each day

1 to 3 years: 9 mg orally each day

4 to 6 years: 12 mg orally each day

7 to 10 years: 13 mg orally each day

Males:

11 to 14 years: 17 mg orally each day

15 to 18 years: 20 mg orally each day

19 to 50 years: 19 mg orally each day

Females:

11 to 50 years: 13 mg orally each day

Nutrazyme may also be administered parenterally as a component of injectable multivitamin additives contained in parenteral nutrition products. All existing parenteral vitamin products for children contain 17 mg/vial, which is the dose recommended by the American Medical Association/Nutrition Advisory Group for patients under 11 years of age.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pemphigus

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA):

0 to 6 months: 5 mg orally each day

6 months to 1 year: 6 mg orally each day

1 to 3 years: 9 mg orally each day

4 to 6 years: 12 mg orally each day

7 to 10 years: 13 mg orally each day

Males:

11 to 14 years: 17 mg orally each day

15 to 18 years: 20 mg orally each day

19 to 50 years: 19 mg orally each day

Females:

11 to 50 years: 13 mg orally each day

Nutrazyme may also be administered parenterally as a component of injectable multivitamin additives contained in parenteral nutrition products. All existing parenteral vitamin products for children contain 17 mg/vial, which is the dose recommended by the American Medical Association/Nutrition Advisory Group for patients under 11 years of age.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Because Nutrazyme is primarily metabolized by the liver and because of the risk of hepatotoxicity, Nutrazyme in not recommended in patients with liver dysfunction.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Taking Nutrazyme with food may reduce stomach upset.

Nutrazyme should not be taken with hot drinks.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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Applies to Nutrazyme: tablets

Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; itching; nausea; stomach upset; temporary feeling of warmth or flushing of the skin.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking Nutrazyme:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry, or bloody stools; changes in vision; dark urine; decreased urination; fast or irregular heartbeat; loss of appetite; muscle pain or weakness; numbness or persistent tingling of the skin; persistent nausea, vomiting, or general "unwell" feeling; severe or prolonged flushing of the skin; stomach pain; swelling of the hands, legs, or feet; vomit that looks like coffee grounds; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

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Active ingredient matches for Nutrazyme:

Niacinamide in India.

L-lysine/papain/pepsin/vitamin B1/vitamin B12/vitamin B6 in India.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Nutrazyme Pepsin 30 mg, papain 15 mg, vitamin B1 1 mg, vitamin B60.5 mg, vitamin B12 1 mcg, niacinamide 15 mg, L-lysine 25mg/5 mL. SYR / 200ml$ 1.19
NUTRAZYME syr 200ml (Nutramedica)$ 1.19

List of Nutrazyme substitutes (brand and generic names):

Nurich Softgel Cap Capsule (Tunic Healthcare)$ 0.11
Nutrica Capsule Capsule (Duckbill Drugs Pvt Ltd)$ 0.05
Obzyme Tablet (Healthy Life Pharma Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.00
Omron Syr Ferrous gluconate 300 mg, thiamine mononitrate 5 mg, pyridoxine hydrochloride 1.5mg, riboflavin 5 mg, niacinamide 45 mg, vitamin B1215 mcg/15 mL. SYR / 200ml (Gujarat Terce)$ 0.95
OMRON SYR syr 200ml (Gujarat Terce)$ 1.11
Orovit MC Tablet (Biomiicron Pharmaceuticals)$ 0.06
Qupro Syrup (Quixotic Pharma (P) Ltd.)$ 0.03
Silcomplex Vitamin B1 5 mg, vitamin B2 5mg, vitamin B6 1.5 mg, vitaminB12 2.5 mcg, niacinamide 25mg, D-panthenol 2.5 mg, L-lysine 25 mg. SYR / 200ml (Sanify (Silver Biotech))$ 0.92
SILCOMPLEX syr 200ml (Sanify (Silver Biotech))$ 0.92
Sofzid NS 100 ml Syrup (Ind-Chemie Health Specialities Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.04
Stayong Tablet (Stallion Laboratories Pvt Ltd)$ 0.06
Stress ZN Capsule (Wyeth Ltd.)$ 0.01
T P 9 Vitamins 50 Tablet
T P 9 Vitamins 60 mL
Taxfre Syrup (Rockstar Pharma (group of Athens Labs))$ 0.03
Udblex Forte Capsule (Union Drug Company Ltd)$ 0.02
UPF Plus Tablet (UPS Healthcare)$ 0.03
V Ex Capsule (Excare Laboratories)$ 0.03
Vanti-L Vitamin B2 1.5 mg, vitamin B110 mg, vitamin B6 3 mg, vitamin B12 1 mcg, niacinamide15 mg, L-lysine 50 mg, zincsulphate 22 mg. SYR / 200ml (Hiral)$ 1.14
VANTI-L syr 200ml (Hiral)$ 1.63
Vit B Complex Forte Tablet (Smith Stanistreet Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)$ 0.00
Vitadic Vitamin B1 10 mg, vitamin B2 5mg, vitamin B6 2 mg, niacinamide 50 mg, folic acid1 mg, calcium pantothenate 10mg, vitamin A 5000 IU, Ditocopheryl acetate 15 mg, zincsulphate 50 mg. CAP / 10 (Andic)
VITADIC cap 10's (Andic)
Vitadic Syr thiamine mononitrate 10 mg, riboflavin 5 mg, pyridoxinehydrochloride 3 mg, Niacinamide 45 mg, D-panthenol20 mg/15 mL. SYR / 200ml (Andic)
VITADIC SYR syr 200ml (Andic)
Vitamax Forte Capsule (Hamax Pharmaceuticals)$ 0.03
Vitaross 100 ml Syrup (Eastern Drug)$ 0.02
Vitaross 200 ml Syrup (Eastern Drug)$ 0.02
Vitatime Syr Vitamin B1 4.5 mg, vitamin B25 mg, vitamin B6 2 mg, niacinamide 50 mg, L-lysine 15mg, D-panthenol 10 mg. SYR / 200ml (Intra (Intra Life))$ 1.11
VITATIME SYR syr 200ml (Intra (Intra Life))$ 1.24
Vitcofol C Inj Injection (Proxima (FDC Limited))$ 0.12
Vitcon AX 150 ml Syrup (Mars Therapeutics & Chemicals Ltd)$ 0.02
Viton 12 200 ml Syrup (Intra Labs India Pvt Ltd)$ 0.02
Wasolvit 200 ml Syrup (Quality Pharmaceuticals Industries)$ 0.02
Wasolvit 100 ml Syrup (Quality Pharmaceuticals Industries)$ 0.02
Welron Inj Injection (Welbe Life Sciences)$ 0.50
Zeba 200 ml Syrup (Alpic Remedies Ltd.)$ 0.02
Zibifol 12 Syrup (Invision Medi Sciences)$ 0.07
Zuvic-L Vitamin B1 10 mg, vitamin B2 5mg, vitamin B6 3 mg, D-panthenol 20 mg, niacinamide45 mg, L-lysine 250 mg/10 mL. SYR / 200ml (ABL Lifecare)
ZUVIC-L syr 200ml (ABL Lifecare)
Zyfer 200 ml Syrup (Ascent Corporations (Pvt) Ltd)$ 0.05
Zymotix 200 ml Syrup (Briskon Laboratories)$ 0.02

References

  1. PubChem. "Pepsin". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sub... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. PubChem. "PAPAIN". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sub... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. PubChem. "L-lysine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).

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