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Eglow 400 mg Capsule

Manufactured byBiochem Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
ContainsVitamin E
Description
Eglow 400 mg Capsule contains Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant (a substance that prevents or slows damage to cells). It plays a role in regulating the immune system and metabolic processes (the chemical reactions in the body cells that change food into energy). Eglow 400 mg Capsule is used to treat or prevent vitamin E deficiency. Eglow 400 mg Capsule may cause side effects like tiredness, headache, nausea, vomiting, etc. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist and/or worsen. Eglow 400 mg Capsule is usually taken with food. Your doctor will determine the dose and duration of treatment based on the severity of your condition. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. Eglow 400 mg Capsule is not recommended if you are allergic to it. It should be used with caution if you have a bleeding disorder or liver/kidney problems. Eglow 400 mg Capsule is usually recommended for use in children upon a doctor's recommendation. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Eglow 400 mg Capsule

  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Mild rash
  • Abdominal and stomach cramps
  • Bleeding and bruising
  • Dizziness

Uses of Eglow 400 mg Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Vitamin E deficiency
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken by Eglow 400 mg Capsule to show its effect is not clinically known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Eglow 400 mg Capsule stays active in your body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Eglow 400 mg Capsule.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Eglow 400 mg Capsule is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless clearly needed. Hence consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Eglow 400 mg Capsule should only be used while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.

Allergy

Avoid taking Eglow 400 mg Capsule if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Eglow 400 mg Capsule is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless clearly needed. Hence consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Eglow 400 mg Capsule should only be used while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

Surgery

Eglow 400 mg Capsule should be discontinued two weeks before undergoing surgery as it can increase the risk of bleeding during surgery.

Bleeding disorders

Bleeding disorders are a group of conditions in which there is a problem with the body's blood clotting process. Eglow 400 mg Capsule should be used with extreme caution if you have bleeding disorders due to the increased risk of excessive bleeding.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose of Eglow 400 mg Capsule as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume at the scheduled time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Never use more than the recommended dose. Consult your doctor in case of an overdose of Eglow 400 mg Capsule.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Warfarin

Disease interactions

Malabsorption

Malabsorption is a digestive disorder that prevents your body from effectively absorbing nutrients from your food. Eglow 400 mg Capsule should be used with extreme caution if you have any medical conditions causing malabsorption, as it can decrease the absorption and effect of Eglow 400 mg Capsule.

Liver Disease and biliary obstruction

Eglow 400 mg Capsule should be used with caution if you have liver conditions or biliary obstruction (blockage of the tubes that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder and small intestine) as it may decrease the absorption of this medicine from the digestive tract, thus reducing the effectiveness of the medicine.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Eglow 400 mg Capsule works best if you take it with food. Swallow the capsule whole with an adequate amount of water, do not crush or chew them. Eglow 400 mg Capsule is used to treat or prevent vitamin E deficiency. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Consult your doctor if you experience any undesirable effects that persist or worsen.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Eglow 400 mg Capsule plays an important role in regulating the immune system and protecting the cells from damage caused by harmful free radicals.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Vitamins, Oral nutritional supplements

Schedule

OTC

Topics, H., 2022. Vitamin E: MedlinePlus. [online] Medlineplus.gov. Available at: [Accessed 1 August 2022].

https://medlineplus.gov/vitamine.html

Ods.od.nih.gov. 2022. Office of Dietary Supplements - Vitamin E. [online] Available at: [Accessed 1 August 2022].

https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminE-HealthProfessional/#:~:text=The%20DV%20for%20vitamin%20E,been%20added%20to%20the%20food.
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Information on this page was last updated on 5 Sep 2022

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