Frutcee 375 mg Tablet

Manufactured byMedreich Lifecare Ltd.
ContainsVitamin C
Description

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is an essential component in our body. It helps in the maintenance of healthy body tissues and the immune system. It also helps the body absorb iron from plant-based foods.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Frutcee 375 mg Tablet

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Frutcee 375 mg Tablet

  • Lower back pain
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased urination frequency
  • Flushing or redness of skin
  • Abdominal and stomach cramps
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Oxalate crystals in kidneys

Uses of Frutcee 375 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Nutritional Supplementation
  • Urinary acidification
  • Scurvy
Read More
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this supplement to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this supplement remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This supplement is recommended for use in pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this supplement.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This supplement is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this supplement.

Allergy

This supplement is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to any other ingredients present along with vitamin C.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This supplement is recommended for use in pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this supplement.

Breast-feeding

This supplement is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this supplement.
General warnings

Kidney disease

Frutcee 375 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients suffering from a kidney disease or impairment of normal kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. This risk is especially increased if higher doses of this supplement are used.

G6PD deficiency

Frutcee 375 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients suffering from a G6PD deficiency due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. This risk is especially increased if higher doses of this supplement are used.

Kidney stone

This supplement should be used with caution in patients having a history of kidney stones due to the increased risk of recurrent stones. This risk is especially increased if higher doses of this supplement are used for a prolonged duration.

Diabetes mellitus

This supplement should be used with caution in patients with diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of alteration of blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.

Exposure to air or sunlight

This supplement should not be exposed to air or sunlight since it may get oxidized or destroyed. Storage instructions mentioned on the label should be followed strictly.

Hemochromatosis

This supplement should be used with extreme caution in patients having hemochromatosis, a rare genetic disease where the amount of iron present in the body is abnormally high. High doses of vitamin C could worsen the patient's condition.

Smoking

Smoking cigarettes or use of tobacco products in other forms may make this supplement less effective.

Parenteral preparation in pregnant women

Use of parenteral preparations (intravenous/intramuscular/subcutaneous routes) should be avoided in pregnant women.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Although an excess of vitamin C is mostly eliminated in the urine, high doses may cause headaches, frequent urination, diarrhea, and nausea.
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

Bortezomib

Amphetamine

Deferoxamine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Frutcee 375 mg Tablet following all directions mentioned on the label or as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities or for longer than recommended. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This supplement works by playing a vital role in the formation and maintenance of bones, connective tissues, muscles, and blood vessels. It plays an important role in preventing cell damage caused by free radicals. It also helps in absorption of iron from plant-based foods.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Vitamins

Schedule

OTC

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 28 August 2017]. Available from:

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FY/FY21500.pdf

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 28 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/7504

Office of Dietary Supplements - Vitamin C [Internet]. Ods.od.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 28 August 2017]. Available from:

https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminC-Consumer/

Vitamin C [Internet]. The Nutrition Source. 2017 [cited 28 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/vitamin-c/

Vitamin C: MedlinePlus [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 28 August 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/vitaminc.html

Vitamin C - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 19 September 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00126
Loading related questions...

How will this medicine affect me?

Chat with verified doctors starting @ ₹99
Chat now

Looking for a doctor?

Book an appointment with the top doctors near you
Book now
Something doesn’t feel right?
Report an error