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Rexite BT Tablet

Manufactured byLinux Laboratories
ContainsMethylcobalamin (1000 mcg) + Thiamine (100 mg) + Pyridoxine (20 mg) + Folic Acid (1.5 mg)
Description

Rexite BT Tablet is a supplement used for the treatment of dietary vitamin deficiencies. It may also be used for the treatment of certain types of anemia.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rexite BT Tablet

  • Cough
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Itching of skin
  • Swelling of face, lips, or eyelids
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Chest pain and discomfort
  • Clumsiness
  • Numbness of hands or feet
  • Unsteady walk
  • Sleepiness
  • Fever
  • Weakness and general discomfort
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Stomach discomfort and pain

Uses of Rexite BT Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Dietary Deficiency
  • Anemia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this supplement to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this supplement remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    The desired effects of this supplement may not be achieved if it is taken along with alcohol. Hence, consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this supplement.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This supplement is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This supplement is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This supplement is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to thiamine, methylcobalamin, pyridoxine, folic acid, or any other inactive ingredients present along with these vitamins.

Leber's Disease

This supplement is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Leber's disease, a rare genetic disorder, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This supplement is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This supplement is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Other medicines

Many medicines may interact with this supplement and may decrease its absorption. Hence, it is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this supplement.

Elderly

Few elderly patients may have a reduced capacity to absorb this supplement through the intestine. Appropriate dose adjustments and frequent clinical monitoring may be necessary for such patients.

Gastrointestinal surgery

Patients who have undergone a recent gastrointestinal surgery may have reduced absorption of this supplement. Appropriate dose adjustments and frequent clinical monitoring may be necessary for such patients.

Use of antacids

Coadministration of antacids and this supplement may reduce the absorption of the supplement. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Neuropathy

This supplement should be used with caution in patients with a known history of neuropathy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially high in patients taking this supplement for a prolonged period of time. Report any unusual symptoms or worsening of the condition to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Undiagnosed anemia

This supplement should be used only when the disease is diagnosed and the need is clearly established since it may mask some symptoms of other forms of anemia.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

N/A

Instructions

The desired effects of this supplement may not be achieved if it is taken along with alcohol. Hence, consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this supplement.
Interaction with Medicine

Capecitabine

Chloramphenicol

Omeprazole

Ranitidine

Antidiabetic drugs

Levodopa

Phenobarbital

Isoniazid

Fluorouracil

Hydralazine

Phenytoin

Altretamine

Disease interactions

Undiagnosed anemia

Use of this supplement to treat an existing anemia should begin only after the cause is established. It should never be used for the treatment of an undiagnosed form of anemia. It may lead to faulty diagnosis and an increase in certain complications associated with the disease.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Follow all the usage instructions mentioned in the label/package insert and take this supplement exactly as advised. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects.
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
This supplement is essential for the production of certain vital components that are necessary for the maintenance of normal body functions. It plays a role in the proper functioning of blood, nervous system, immune system, etc.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Classification

Category

Vitamins

Schedule

OTC

Folic Acid - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 30 May 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00158

Pyridoxine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 16 March 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00165

Thiamine Hydrochloride 100mg Tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (eMC) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2018 [cited 23 August 2018]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/5057/smpc#

B12 V. Vitamin B12: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 9 March 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002403.htm
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 Aug 2018

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