Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about AXOFIT PG Capsule
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE is a combination of Alpha lipoic acid, Methylcobalamin, Folic acid, Pregabalin and Pyridoxine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antioxidants, Cyclic GABA analogues and Vitamin B complex respectively. It is used in adults to treat painful diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage occurring over time because of high sugar and fat levels in the blood due to diabetes).
The symptoms depend on the type of neuropathy, such as pain and numbness in your feet or problems with organ functions like those of your heart and bladder.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (younger than 18 years), so consult your doctor before taking it. Before taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver, heart, respiratory or nervous system problems; diabetes; or a history of alcoholism or any drug abuse or dependence.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE should not be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women unless necessary. The most common side effects of taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE are dizziness, drowsiness, headache, increased appetite, blurred vision, weight gain etc. Contact your doctor if any of the symptoms get worse.
Treats painful diabetic neuropathy in adults
Take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of AXOFIT PG CAPSULE for you based on your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE unless your doctor advises you to stop.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary. Females of child-bearing capability must use effective contraception. Consult your doctor before taking it.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless considered necessary. Consult your doctor before taking it.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience dizziness, sleepiness or decreased concentration after taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE.
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE. Let your doctor know if you have a history of alcoholism.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients with kidney disease or impairment. Consult your doctor before taking it.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Do not take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE if you are allergic to Alpha lipoic acid, Methylcobalamin, Folic acid, Pregabalin, Pyridoxine or any of the other ingredients of AXOFIT PG CAPSULE.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients with respiratory disorders. Consult your doctor before taking it.
AXOFIT PG CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients with a history of heart disease or who received a coronary stent (a tube inserted in the artery that leads to the heart, to prevent blockages). Consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can I take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE if I have diabetes?
A: Before taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you have diabetes and about the medicines you are taking for it, as according to current clinical practice, some diabetic patients who gain weight on AXOFIT PG CAPSULE treatment may need to adjust the doses of their anti-diabetic medicines.
Q: Can AXOFIT PG CAPSULE make me feel suicidal?
A: Thoughts of harming or killing oneself are seen in a small number of patients being treated with AXOFIT PG CAPSULE. If at any time you have such thoughts, immediately contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital.
Q: Can AXOFIT PG CAPSULE be taken during pregnancy?
A: AXOFIT PG CAPSULE should not be used in pregnant women unless necessary. Females who are of childbearing age must use effective contraception. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor before taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE. Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during treatment with AXOFIT PG CAPSULE.
Q: Can AXOFIT PG CAPSULE cause constipation?
A: AXOFIT PG CAPSULE may cause constipation and other gastrointestinal problems like blocked or paralysed intestines when taken with other medicines (like some types of pain medicines). In such cases, eat plenty of fibre-rich foods, such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals and drink plenty of water. Inform your doctor if you feel constipated, especially if you are prone to this problem.
Q: Can I drink alcohol during treatment with AXOFIT PG CAPSULE?
A: Avoid drinking alcohol during treatment with AXOFIT PG CAPSULE and inform your doctor if you have a history of alcoholism.
Q: Can AXOFIT PG CAPSULE be given to children?
A: No. AXOFIT PG CAPSULE is used for adults and not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age, as the safety and efficacy of AXOFIT PG CAPSULE in this age group have not been established. Your doctor will select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.
Q: Can I take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE on an empty stomach?
A: Take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. You take it with or without food. However, if you feel nauseous, take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE with meals or just after meals.
Q: What if I forget to take a dose of AXOFIT PG CAPSULE?
A: If you forget to take a dose of AXOFIT PG CAPSULE, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next one. Do not take AXOFIT PG CAPSULE twice to make up for the missed dose.
Q: Can I stop taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE on my own?
A: Continue taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, a worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. In such a case, contact your doctor. Your doctor will advise you to stop taking AXOFIT PG CAPSULE gradually over a period of at least one week.
Q: Can AXOFIT PG CAPSULE discontinuation cause withdrawal symptoms?
A: After stopping AXOFIT PG CAPSULE treatment, you may experience certain side effects like trouble sleeping, headache, nausea, anxiety, diarrhoea, flu-like symptoms, fits, nervousness, depression, pain, sweating and dizziness. There are more chances of getting these symptoms if you have been taking this medicine for a longer period. If you have any further doubts regarding the use of AXOFIT PG CAPSULE, ask your doctor.
Q: How should AXOFIT PG CAPSULE be taken? Can it be crushed?
A: No. Do not break, crush or chew AXOFIT PG CAPSULE. Take it as advised by your physician. Swallow it with a glass of water. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
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