Multivitamin & Cod Liver Oil

Composition

Each 5 ml contains-
  • Vitamin A (as Vitamin A Palmitate USP) 2000 IU
  • VitaminB1 (as Thiamine Hydrochloride BP) 0.70 mg
  • Vitamin B2 (as Riboflavin Sodium Phosphate BP) 0.85 mg
  • Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine Hydrochloride USP) 0.35 mg
  • Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid USP) 17.50 mg
  • Vitamin D (as Cholicalciferol USP) 200 IU
  • Vitamin E (as Alpha-Tocopherol Acetate USP) 1.50 mg
  • Nicotinamide USP 9.00 mg &
  • Cod Liver Oil USP 100.00 mg.

Indications

Multivitamin syrup with cod-liver oil is indicated for growing children-
  • It helps in the development and proper functioning of their vital organs.
  • It helps to prevent vitamin deficiency and restore lost vitality after illness, in case of lack of appetite or tiredness of growing children.
  • It also increases immunity and helps to maintain healthy skin, hair, nail, teeth, bone, eye and nervous system.
  • Increases the resistance against cough, cold, chest and bronchial troubles.
  • Helps to optimize brain development.
  • In adults it helps to treat and prevent chronic diseases like heart diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, COPD, cancer etc.
  • In pregnant and nursing mother it helps in proper development of the baby.

Pharmacology

This preparation contains 8 essential vitamins with Cod Liver Oil. This provides extra protection for the children. It ensures for getting enough vitamins for children that help them to be grown up strong & stay healthy. Cod Liver Oil contains Vitamin A, Vitamin D, EPA & DHA. Vitamin A is essential for the immune system, bone growth, night vision, cellular growth, testicular and ovarian function, Vitamin D is essential for the absorption and utilization of calcium, which is also required for skeletal growth. EPA and DHA; omega-3 fatty acids, which are converted in the body to produce prostaglandins that affect a wide variety of physiological processes due to their modulating effect on the action of hormones. Omega-3 fatty acids relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis which also enhances immune function and promotes healthy blood circulation. It is thought that EPA and DHA may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. DHA seems essential for normal brain development in unborn babies.

Dosage & Administration

1-12 Months: 2.5 ml (½ teaspoon) daily
1-4 Years: 5 ml (1 teaspoon) daily
4 years up: 7.5 ml (1½ teaspoon) daily
Adult: 10 ml (2 teaspoons) daily.

This syrup can be taken with water or milk.

Interaction

Some drug interaction may occur with- Erythromycin, Conjugated estrogens, Sodium bicarbonate, Chloramphenicol etc.

Contraindications

This product is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

Side Effects

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

Pregnancy & Lactation

Should be taken on physician's advice.

Precautions & Warnings

This medicine may accumulate in the body. So, should not be taken in overdose.

Therapeutic Class

Specific combined vitamin preparations

Storage Conditions

Keep in cool and dry place and away from light. Keep away from children

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