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Nature Care

Al-Tinez Pharmaceuticals Limited
9, Olowogbowo Str off Obokun Str by Coker Rd, Ilupeju, Lagos
Tel: 01-4826452; 0802-307-7320, 0803-305-7978

Brand Name

Nature Care

Manufacturer

Korea United Pharm. Inc., 404-10, Nojang-Ri Yeongikun Chungnam, Korea.

Therapeutic Class

Vitamins

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Capsule (NRN: 04-2766): Vitamin E USP 1000 IU.

How to Identify the Product: Oblong soft capsule filled with pale yellow solution.

Pack size: 50's; 100's.

Nature care

Pharmacology

Antioxidants, such as vitamin E, prevent cell damage by binding to the free radical and neutralising its unpaired electron.

For example, when vitamin E binds to OO· or O2· they form an intermediate structure that is converted to α-tocopherylquinone.

Indications

1. Vitamin E deficiency

2. As an assistant therapy of malfunction of peripheral circulation (intermittent claudication, chilblain).

3. As an assistant therapy of malfunction of endocrine (ovulatory disorder).

Contra-indications

No known contra-indication.

Precautions/Warnings

 

The drug should be with caution administered in the following case.

1). Vitamin E has been reported to increase the risk of thrombosis m patients who are predisposed to this condition, including patients taking estrogens

2). There is no evidence of the safety of high doses of vitamin E in pregnancy.

Interactions

In the treatment of children with iron-deficiency anemia, concomitant administration of Nature Care with iron supplements may suppress action of iron.

High doses of vitamin E uses up vitamin A of the body, inhibits the absorption, action of vitamin K.

Adverse Effects

Ocassionally, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, constipation may occur.

Rarely, eruption may occur.

Nausea, muscular debility, fatigue, headache, vision disorder has been reported with doses greater than 1300 IU daily.

Dosage & Administration

Adults:

By mouth: 100 - 1000 IU per day orally.

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Store in a cool and dry place.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Review Date

2016-05-10 07:03:32