Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s

 150.00

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Drug Strength: 500 mcg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s
Rs. 7 per Tablet
20 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.75 per strip

Maximax tablet contains Mecobalamin | belongs to Co-enzyme-type vitamin B12

SKU: pg_13956_19466 Categories: ,

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How it works

This medicine works by facilitating the enzymes responsible for the production of vital components and energy inside a cell. It also plays a major role in the formation of blood components.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased appetite rare
  • Dizziness rare
  • Headache rare
  • Skin rash
  • Chest pain and discomfort rare

Uses of Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s is used to relieve the symptoms of nerve damage in the feet and hand.

  • Megaloblastic Anemia

    Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s is used to treat anemia due to deficiency of Vitamin B12.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 3 hours of oral administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically established. Since the active component is present in the body and supplemented through food, the duration is prolonged.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

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

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine 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.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine can be taken by women who are breastfeeding. However, the daily recommended amount should not be exceeded. You are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Leber's Disease

    Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s is not recommended for use in patients who have Leber's Disease, a rare genetic disorder.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine 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 medicine can be taken by women who are breastfeeding. However, the daily recommended amount should not be exceeded. You are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Elderly

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

  • Other medicines

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

  • Gastrointestinal surgery

    Patients who have had a recent gastrointestinal surgery may have reduced absorption of this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • Folic acid

    Folic acid supplements can mask some of the symptoms of anemia caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency. It is advised to consult the doctor and ensure that the right supplement is being taken.

  • Use of antacids

    Coadministration of antacids and this medicine may reduce the absorption of this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Oral forms: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of missing a dose is low.

  • Overdose

    Oral forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical 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.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Chloramphenicol moderate
  • Omeprazole moderate
  • Ranitidine moderate
  • Antidiabetic drugs moderate

General Instructions

Take Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

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What happens if I miss a dose of Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s?

ORAL: Adults: 500 mcg 3 times daily. Children: Not recommended.
INJECTION: Adults: Peripheral neuropathies: 1 amp by IM or IV inj three times a wk.
Megaloblastic anaemia: 1 amp by IM or IV inj three times a wk. After two mth 1 amp in a single administration at 1 to 3 mth intervals for maintenance therapy.
Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Maximax tablet 500 mcg 2×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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