Tetrafol PLUS is a form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is important for the brain and nerves, and for the production of red blood cells.
Tetrafol PLUS is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. Tetrafol PLUS is sometimes used in people with pernicious anemia, diabetes, and other conditions.
Tetrafol PLUS may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tetrafol PLUS indications
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
Tab: Treatment of peripheral neuropathies. Inj: Megaloblastic anemia due to vit B12 deficiency, peripheral neuropathies.
Uses of Tetrafol PLUS 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.
Tetrafol PLUS is an active form of vitamin B12, which is used to treat anemia as well as nerve damage with numbness, tingling, pain in various neurological disorders.
Tetrafol PLUS description
Each ampoule also contains D-mannitol 50 mg as an additive. pH 5.3-7.3. Osmotic Pressure (to physiological saline): Approximately 1.
Mecobalamin is α-(5,6-dimethylbenzimidazolyl)-Co-methyl-cobamide.
Molecular Formula: C63H91CoN13O14P.
Molecular Weight: 1344.4.
Mecobalamin occurs as a dark red, odorless and almost tasteless crystal or crystalline powder. It is sparingly soluble in water, methanol and ethanol and practically insoluble in acetone, ether and chloroform. Mecobalamin is hygroscopic and decomposes upon exposure to light.
Tetrafol PLUS dosage
Tablet:Adults: Usual Daily Dose: 3 tabs, equivalent to a total of 1500 mcg of mecobalamin, administered orally in 3 divided doses. The dose should be adjusted according to age of patient and severity of symptoms.
Injection:Peripheral Neuropathies: The usual adult dosage is 1 amp, equivalent to 500 mcg of mecobalamin administered IM or IV 3 times a week. The dosage should be adjusted according to age of patient and severity of symptoms.
Megaloblastic Anemia: The usual adult dosage is 1 amp, equivalent to 500 mcg of mecobalamin administered IM or IV 3 times a week. After approximately 2 months of medication, the dose should be reduced to a single administration of 1 amp at 1- to 3-month intervals for maintenance therapy.
What other drugs will affect Tetrafol PLUS?
Tell your doctor about all your other medicines, especially:
oral diabetes medicine that contains metformin; or
medicines that reduce stomach acid, such as cimetidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole, Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec, Zantac, and others.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect Tetrafol PLUS, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.
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The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Tetrafol PLUS are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Tetrafol PLUS. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.
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3 consumers reported price estimates
Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive? The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Tetrafol PLUS drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
6 consumers reported time for results
To what extent do I have to use Tetrafol PLUS before I begin to see changes in my health conditions? As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 week and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions. Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Tetrafol PLUS. To get the time effectiveness of using Tetrafol PLUS drug by other patients, please click here.
> 3 month
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