Univestin

Description

Univestin is a blend of extracts of Scutellaria Baicalensis and Acacia Catechu which is used to relieve the pain, stiffness or discomfort in the joints. It improves the range of motion, enhances the flexibility and supports joint health.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Univestin

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Dark urine

Uses of Univestin

What is it prescribed for?

  • Joint pain or discomfort
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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 tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This supplement is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this supplement.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This supplement is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this supplement.

Allergy

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

Pregnancy

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

Breast-feeding

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

Other medicines

This supplement may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose 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

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
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this supplement as advised by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Ensure that the course of treatment 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

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
This supplement works by blocking the actions of certain enzymatic pathways and supports joint health.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous joint protective agents, Nutritional supplements for arthritis

Schedule

OTC

[Internet]. Univestin.com. 2018 [cited 12 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.univestin.com/

Univestin® - Unigen [Internet]. Unigen. 2018 [cited 12 December 2018]. Available from:

https://unigen.net/products/univestin/

Arthritis Supplements, Nutritional Supplements Arthritis [Internet]. Whitaker Wellness Institute. 2018 [cited 12 December 2018]. Available from:

http://whitakerwellness.com/health-concerns/arthritis-treatments/arthritis-supplements/

[Internet]. Endeavoursport.co.nz. 2018 [cited 12 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.endeavoursport.co.nz/media/attachment/file/p/a/pain_complex-flyer.pdf

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Information on this page was last updated on 15 Mar 2019

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