- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for CARBOPHAR SUSP and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Available Alternatives for CARBOPHAR SUSP
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OverviewCARBOPHAR SUSP is a Schedule H drug.
CARBOPHAR SUSP is composed of: CARBONYL IRON (25 MG), ZINC (7 MG), CYANOCOBALAMIN (6 MCG), FOLIC ACID (0.5 MG)
Carbonyl iron is an iron replacement product. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. Iron helps your body produce red blood cells that carry oxygen through your blood to tissues and organs.Iron is an important mineral that the body needs to produce red blood cells and keep you in good health.
Cyanocobalamin is a man-made form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is important for growth, cell reproduction, blood formation, and protein and tissue synthesis. Cyanocobalamin is used to
Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that is normally found in foods such as dried beans, peas, lentils, oranges, whole-wheat products, liver, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and spinach.Folic acid helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer.As a medication, folic acid is used to treat folic acid deficiency and certain types of anemia (lack of red blood cells) caused by folic acid deficiency.Folic acid is sometimes used in combination with other medications to treat pernicious anemia. It plays a vital role in the formation of red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body. It is also essential in pregnancy due to its role in the development of the unborn baby’s brain and spinal cord.
UsageCARBONYL IRON is generally used to treat: Iron Deficiency Anemia, Iron Deficiency
CARBONYL IRON can address symptoms like: Weakness (generalized), Shortness Of Breath, Head Headache, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Pale Skin, Difficulty Concentrating, Mouth Swelling, Swollen Tongue
CYANOCOBALAMIN is generally used to treat: Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Anemia
CYANOCOBALAMIN can address symptoms like: Chest Pain, Head Headache, Dizziness, Face Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful), Legs Pain, Frequent Urination
FOLIC ACID is generally used to treat: Anemia, Pernicious Anemia, Vitamin B Deficiency
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 12month
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?CARBOPHAR SUSP is generally taken Before Food.
Precautions for CARBOPHAR SUSP and its Constituents
- You should not use carbonyl iron if you are allergic to it.
- Carbonyl iron tablets may contain milk. Tell your doctor if you have lactose intolerance or a milk allergy.Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Carbonyl iron may be taken with food if it upsets your stomach.
- The chewable tablet must be chewed before you swallow it.
- Shake the oral suspension well just before you measure a dose. Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
- Do not take carbonyl iron for longer than 6 months without your doctor’s advice.
- Do not take a double dose.
- Avoid taking carbonyl iron within 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take other medicines.
- Do not take this medication if you have too much iron builds, iron overload disorder, hemolytic anemia.
- Chewable tablets of this medicine may contain aspartame. If you have phenylketonuria or any other condition that requires you to restrict your intake of aspartame consult your doctor or pharmacist about using this drug safely.
- Liquid preparations of this product may contain sugar and/or alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease.
Take the extended-release tablet with a full glass of water. Do not substitute folic acid for this medication. Perform lab tests for blood regularly, to monitor the progress. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication. Caution should be exercised in patients with
- Folic Acid is used for the treatment of folic acid deficiency.
- It is also taken before and during pregnancy to decrease the risk of defects in the neural tube, which forms the spinal cord in the baby.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of seizures as you may need a higher dose of the seizure medicines than what you normally take.
- You should not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to folic acid.Take folic acid exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Follow the directions on your prescription label.
- Take folic acid with a full glass of water.
- Follow your doctor’s instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages.
- Caution should be exercised in patients with history of long-term infection, seizure disorder, liver problems and kidney dialysis.
Symptoms of OverdosageCARBONYL IRON over-dosage can result in: Bloody Or Red Colored Stools, Fever, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Pale Skin, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Fingers Blue Colored Skin
FOLIC ACID over-dosage can result in: Mouth Pain, Weakness (generalized), Fatigue (tiredness), Confusion, Difficulty Concentrating
Common Side-EffectsCARBONYL IRON : Diarrhoea, Anaphylaxis, Constipation, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Damaged Teeth Enamel, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Change In Stools, Abdomen Stomach Cramps
CYANOCOBALAMIN : Anemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Chest Pain, Head Headache, Dizziness, Face Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (painful), Legs Pain, Frequent Urination
FOLIC ACID : Depression, Nausea, Loss Of Appetite, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Difficulty Sleeping, Restless Or Irritability, Unusual Taste In Mouth
Serious Side-EffectsCARBONYL IRON : Swollen Lymph Nodes, Joint Pain, Chest Pain, Palpitations (fluttering In Chest), Difficulty Breathing
Rare Side-EffectsCARBONYL IRON : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin
FOLIC ACID : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin, Fever, Body Discomfort, Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Difficulty Breathing
Disease InteractionsFOLIC ACID can interfere with: Anemia
Technical ClassificationCARBONYL IRON is categorized as: IRON PRODUCTS / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
CYANOCOBALAMIN is categorized as: VITAMINS / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
FOLIC ACID is categorized as: VITAMINS / NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS
Available Alternatives for CARBOPHAR SUSP
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|CARBOPHAR SUSP||INR 55 for 200ML SYRUP||CARBONYL IRON 25 MG, ZINC 7 MG, CYANOCOBALAMIN 6 MCG, FOLIC ACID 0.5 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|HAEMS P SUSP||INR 65 for 200 ML||FOLIC ACID 500 MCG, CARBONYL IRON 25 MG, ZINC 11 MG, CYANOCOBALAMIN 6 MCG|
|IMAX CAP||INR 42.05 for 15 CAPSULES||CARBONYL IRON 100 MG, VITAMIN C 75 MG, ZINC 61.8 MG, CYANOCOBALAMIN 15 MCG, FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG|
|MENOEASE CAP||INR 57.5 for 10 CAPSULES||VITAMIN A 2500 IU, FOLIC ACID 500 MCG, IODINE 225 MCG, VIT D3 CHOLECALCIFEROL 200 IU, SELENIUM 100 MCG, MAGNESIUM 90 MG, SOY ISOFLAVONE 75 MG, CHROMIUM 65 MCG, VITAMIN C 45 MG, VITAMIN B6 (PYRIDOXINE) 40 MG, PANTOTHENIC ACID 30 MG, BIOTIN 30 MCG, VITAMIN E 30 MG, NIACINAMIDE 20 MG, ZINC 15 MG, CARBONYL IRON 12 MG, THIAMINE 10 MG, CYANOCOBALAMIN 10 MCG, RIBOFLAVIN 5 MG, MANGANESE 2 MG, BORON 2 MG, COPPER 1 MG|