The Brand Name APCAL Has Generic Salt :: Elemental
APCAL Is From Company Ajanta Ph. Priced :: Rs. 36.5
APCAL have Elemental is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Dietary supplement,Iron deficiency anemia,Chronic or acute blood loss,Pregnancy & lactation
Drug Dose ::
One capsule daily or as directed by the physician.
This product is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Folic Acid is contraindicated in untreated cobalamine deficiency. Haemolytic anemia.
Drug Precautions ::
Iron chealates with antacid and tetracycline and absorption of all these may be impaired if taken concurrently.
Drug Side Effects ::
This tablet is well tolerated. Sometimes gastrointestinal disturbance like abdominal pain, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, constipation.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Iron: Essential component in the formation of hemoglobin; adequate amounts of iron are necessary for effective erythropoiesis; also serves as a cofactor of several essential enzymes, including cytochromes that are involved in electron transport. Replacement of iron stores found in hemoglobin, myoglobin, and enzymes; works to transport oxygen via hemoglobin. Folic acid: Required for nucleoprotein synthesis and the maintenance of normal erythropoiesis; folic acid is converted in the liver and plasma to its metabolically active form, tetrahydrofolic acid, by dihydrofolate reductase; prevents neural tube defects in women of childbearing potential and higher doses required during pregnancy.
Drug Interactions ::
Elemental iron: Antacids may decrease the absorption of carbonyl iron. Folic acid: Antiepileptics, oral contraceptives, anti-TB drugs, alcohol, aminopterin, methotrexate, pyrimethamine, trimethoprim and sulphonamides may result to decrease in serum folate contrations. Decreases serum phenytoin concentrations.