Alneed(Ferrous Sulphate, Folic Acid, Vit-B1, B2, B6, Nicotinamide & Ascorbic Acid)

Therapeutic Group: Vitamins and Minerals

Presentation

Alneed : Each capsule contains -

• Dried Ferrous Sulphate BP 150 mg

• Folic Acid (vitamin-B9) BP 500 mcg

• Thiamine Mononitrate (vitamin-B1) USP 2 mg

• Riboflavin (vitamin-B2) USP 2 mg

• Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (vitamin-B6) BP 1 mg

• Nicotinamide (vitamin-B3) USP 10 mg

• Ascorbic Acid (vitamin-C) USP 50 mg

Description

Alneed is a special preparation of Iron, Folic acid, B-vitamins and Vitamin-C.

Indications

Alneed is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of Iron, Folic acid, B-vitamins and Vitamin-C deficiency, especially during pregnancy and lactation.

Dosage & Administration

One capsule daily. In more severe cases, 2 capsules a day may be required or as directed by the physician.

Side Effects

Generally well tolerated. However, a few allergic reactions may be seen.

Precautions

Care should be taken in patients who may develop iron overload, such as those with hemochromatosis, haemolytic anaemia or red cell aplasia. Iron chelates with tetracycline and absorption may be impaired.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Recommended.

Over Dose

Accidental overdose of iron containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children fewer than 6. Avoid higher doses if you have liver disease or hemochromatosis; excess can cause bloody diarrhea, vomiting, acidosis, darkened stools, abdominal pain. Symptoms may clear in a few hours. Riboflavin is reported to be completely safe and no toxic symptoms have been reported so far. Higher doses of Nicotinamide may cause vomiting, diarrhea. Sensory neuropathy was observed in individuals consuming more than 200 mg Pyridoxine for very long periods. No cases of Folic acid overdosages have been reported. Acute ingestion of Ascorbic acid, even of massive doses, is unlikely to cause significant effects.

Storage

Store in a dry place below 25 °C. Protect from light.

Commercial Pack

Alneed : Each box contains 10 blister strips of 10's capsule.