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Metadoxil 500 Tablet

Manufactured byMICRO LABS LTD
ContainsMetadoxine
Description

Metadoxil 500 Tablet is a liver-protective agent used in the treatment of alcohol intoxication and fatty liver.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Metadoxil 500 Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Itching of skin
  • Restlessness
  • Shaking of the hands or feet
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Fast heartbeat

Uses of Metadoxil 500 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Alcohol Intoxication
  • Fatty liver
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine 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 medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to metadoxine or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, disorientation, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Oral Form: The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital/clinic setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. If you miss a scheduled appointment for a dose of this medicine, contact your doctor for further instructions.

Overdose

Oral Form: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital/clinic setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
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

Levodopa

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Oral Form: Take this medicine with or without food, as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

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

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It accelerates the elimination of alcohol from the body and reduces the toxic effects of alcohol.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Hepatoprotective Agent

Schedule

Schedule H
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Information on this page was last updated on 22 Aug 2018

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