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Garycee

Agary Pharmaceutical Limited
Plot C39A, Amuwo Odofin Commercial Scheme, Along Alakoso Avenue, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.
Email: agarypharm@gmail.com
Tel: 0809-275-6424, 0809-275-6425, 0808-745-4848.
Website: http://agarypharm.com/

Brand Name

Garycee

Manufacturer

Agary Pharmaceutical Limited
Plot C39A Amuwo Odofin Comm. Scheme, Along Alakoso Avenue, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.

Therapeutic Class

Vitamins

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Tablet (NRN: A4-3575): Ascorbic acid 100 mg; orange flavored tab. containing Aspartame marked “AGARY”

Pack Size: 1000’s in Jars

Garycee orange by 1000 Garycee white by 1000

Pharmacology

Garycee contains Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) - a water-soluble vitamin, which is essential for the maintenance of healthy growth. Ascorbic acid is reversibly oxidized to dehydroascorbic acid in the body. These two forms of the vitamin are believed to be important in oxidation-reduction reactions.

The vitamin is involved in tyrosine metabolism, conversion of folic acid to folinic acid, carbohydrate metabolism, synthesis of lipids and proteins, iron metabolism, resistance to infections, and cellular respiration.

Deficiency of vitamin C leads to Scurvy, which is characterized by slow healing of wounds, cartilage and bone lesion, bleeding (especially from the gums) and anemia. Collagenous structures are primarily affected, lesions develop in bones and blood vessels. Administration of ascorbic acid completely reverses the symptoms of ascorbic acid deficiency.

Indications

Garycee is used in the prevention and treatment of vitamin C deficiency.

It is used for the prevention and treatment of Scurvy.

It enhances resistance to infections especially after surgery.

Vitamin C is essential for the development of cartilage, bone and teeth and for the healing of wounds.

Vitamin C is essential for the maintenance of good health in infants and children.

Contra-indications

No known contraindications.

Sensitivity to any ingredient of the formulation.

Precautions/Warnings

Care should be taken in giving Garycee to patient with hyperoxaluria as this may alter the excretion of certain other drugs administered concurrently.

Do not exceed stated dose.

Do not use any medicine after the Expiry Date on the pack

Interactions

No known interactions that is considered serious but limited evidence suggests that ascorbic acid may influence the intensity and duration of action of bishydroxycoumarin (dicumarol). 

Vitamin C as an anti-oxidant has been found to interact with some medications such as Artemisinins and their derivatives.

Adverse Effects

Garycee (Vitamin C) is usually well tolerated. Large doses are reported to cause diarrhoea and other gastro-intestinal disturbances. 

Adverse effects are not usually noted for vitamin C, however, pro-oxidation effects are noted with high doses of vitamin C.

Dosage & Administration

As dietary supplement

Children (2 - 12 years): 1 tablet daily

As treatment

Children (2 - 12 years): 1 tablet three times daily
Adult: 1 – 3 tablets three times daily or as directed by physician

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Store below 25oC in a dry place.

Protect from light. 

Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Review Date

2017-09-13 12:27:30