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MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S has the following salts in its composition

 1) Folic Acid

Uses Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

Uses Of Salt: Folic Acid

Folic acid is used for preventing & treating folate deficiency, and its complications, like Anaemia, inability of the bowel to absorb nutrients properly. Folic acid is also used for folate deficiency conditions including liver disease, Ulcerative colitis, alcoholism, and kidney dialysis.

Pregnant women are advised to take folic acid to prevent miscarriage and neural tube defects. 

Side Effects Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

Side Effects Of Salt: Folic Acid

Some of the side effects (though rare) of Folic Acid are:

  • Constipation
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Nausea
  • Sleeping disturbances
  • Allergic rejection
  • Bloating

Please consult your doctor if you get any of the above side effects, especially if they do not go away within 3-4 days of starting the use.

Contraindications Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

Contraindications Of Salt: Folic Acid

  • Antibiotics. Iron decreases the effectiveness of certain types of antibiotics. Hence, there should be a gap of 1-2 hours between iron and antibiotics dose.
  • Bisphosphonates, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyldopa and Mycophenolate Mofetil, Iron might decreases the absorption of these medicines. Hence, if you are taking any medicines containing any of these salts, you should keep a gap of 1-2 hours between any iron supplement and these medicines.

What Is Anaemia

  • In Anaemia, lesser oxygen is carried around the body by red blood cells. Anemia can be of different types.

Symptoms Treated With MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Symptoms Of Anaemia

  • Common symptoms of anemia are tiredness, dizziness, and breathlessness.

Causes of diseases where MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S is used

What Are The Causes Of Anaemia

  • Deficiency of nutrients like iron, folic acid, vitamin B 12, sickle cell anemia (a genetic blood disorder) or kidney disease can be amongst few causes of anemia.
  • The type of food you eat also affects the absorption of iron and folic acid.

Worst Foods With MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Worst Foods For Anaemia

  • Junk food.
  • Coffee, tea, red wine as these inhibit the absorption of iron.
  • White bread.
  • Sugar
  • Desserts

Do's With Usage of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Anaemia

  • Use iron utensils for cooking as food cooked in iron vessel automatically gathers iron from the vessel and makes food iron rich.
  • To improve absorption of iron in your body, take it with foods rich in vitamin C (like oranges, lemon)
  • Find out the exact reason of anemia as your food choice will depend upon the real cause of anemia. E.g., patients with anemia caused by celiac disease should avoid eating gluten rich foods (like wheat, oats. Etc.), which others should continue with gluten. 

Dont's With Usage Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Anaemia

  • Avoid taking iron with calcium rich foods, coffee, tea as these hinder the absorption of iron in the body. Take these items at different times.
  • Do yoga regularly as it increases the RBC count and also purifies the blood.
  • Exercise regularly, as it causes hunger, which in turn improves your food intake. 

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Uses Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

Uses Of Salt: Folic Acid

Folic acid is used for preventing & treating folate deficiency, and its complications, like Anaemia, inability of the bowel to absorb nutrients properly. Folic acid is also used for folate deficiency conditions including liver disease, Ulcerative colitis, alcoholism, and kidney dialysis.

Pregnant women are advised to take folic acid to prevent miscarriage and neural tube defects. 

Side Effects Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

Sideeffect Of Salt: Folic Acid

Some of the side effects (though rare) of Folic Acid are:

  • Constipation
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Nausea
  • Sleeping disturbances
  • Allergic rejection
  • Bloating

Please consult your doctor if you get any of the above side effects, especially if they do not go away within 3-4 days of starting the use.

Contraindications Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

Contraindications Of Salt: Folic Acid
  • Antibiotics. Iron decreases the effectiveness of certain types of antibiotics. Hence, there should be a gap of 1-2 hours between iron and antibiotics dose.
  • Bisphosphonates, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyldopa and Mycophenolate Mofetil, Iron might decreases the absorption of these medicines. Hence, if you are taking any medicines containing any of these salts, you should keep a gap of 1-2 hours between any iron supplement and these medicines.

Best Foods With MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Best Foods For Anaemia

  • Maintain the healthy diet, especially foods containing iron, Vitamin B12 (Eggs, Cheese, Milk, Meats like beef, lamb, pork, Fish, Fortified breakfast cereals).
  • Eat lots of leafy vegetables like spinach.
  • Fruits like Pomegranates.
  • Beetroot and sesame seeds are considered the wonder food for treating anemia.

Worst Foods With MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Worst Foods For Anaemia

  • Junk food.
  • Coffee, tea, red wine as these inhibit the absorption of iron.
  • White bread.
  • Sugar
  • Desserts

Symptoms Treated With MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Symptoms Of Anaemia

  • Common symptoms of anemia are tiredness, dizziness, and breathlessness.

Causes of diseases where MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S is used

What Are The Causes Of Anaemia

  • Deficiency of nutrients like iron, folic acid, vitamin B 12, sickle cell anemia (a genetic blood disorder) or kidney disease can be amongst few causes of anemia.
  • The type of food you eat also affects the absorption of iron and folic acid.

Do's With Usage of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Anaemia

  • Use iron utensils for cooking as food cooked in iron vessel automatically gathers iron from the vessel and makes food iron rich.
  • To improve absorption of iron in your body, take it with foods rich in vitamin C (like oranges, lemon)
  • Find out the exact reason of anemia as your food choice will depend upon the real cause of anemia. E.g., patients with anemia caused by celiac disease should avoid eating gluten rich foods (like wheat, oats. Etc.), which others should continue with gluten. 

Dont's With Usage Of MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Anaemia

  • Avoid taking iron with calcium rich foods, coffee, tea as these hinder the absorption of iron in the body. Take these items at different times.
  • Do yoga regularly as it increases the RBC count and also purifies the blood.
  • Exercise regularly, as it causes hunger, which in turn improves your food intake. 

MECOVON OD CAPSULE 10S has the following salts in its composition

 1) Folic Acid

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