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OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S has the following salts in its composition

 1) Cyanocobalamin 2) Riboflavin

Uses Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

Uses Of Salt: Cyanocobalamin

Cyanocobalamin is man-made vitamin B 12 and is used for to treat low levels of vitamin B 12 in the body.

Uses Of Salt: Riboflavin

Riboflavin is mostly used in combination of vitamin B complex and is used the treatment of following conditions:

It has also be been useful in

  • Reducing the risk of liver Cancer, food pipe Cancer
  • Preventing preCancerous spots on the cervix.

It may be useful in lactic acidosis of AIDS patients.

Side Effects Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

Side Effects Of Salt: Cyanocobalamin

Some of the side effects (though rare) of Cyanocobalamin 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.

Side Effects Of Salt: Riboflavin

Mostly safe. In some cases, it may cause some side effects such as:

  • YellYellow/orange colour urine
  • Increased urine
  • Diarrhoea

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

Contraindications Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

Contraindications Of Salt: Cyanocobalamin

  • Antibiotics. Iron decreases the effectiveness of certain types of antibiotics. Hence, there should be a gap of 1-2 hours between iron and antibiotics dosage.
  • Bisphosphonates, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyldopa and Mycophenolate Mofetil, Iron might decrease 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.

Contraindications Of Salt: Riboflavin

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug riboflavin or any other allergies.

What Is Anaemia

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

What Is Cataract

In cataract, the natural lens of the eye (which lies behind pupil and iris) gets clouded. The lens is part of the eye, which helps to focus an image or light on the retina. In a normal eye, light passes through the transparent lens to the retina, where the light gets changed into nerve signals, which are sent to the brain. In order to receive a sharp image by the retina, the lens must be clear. If there is a cataract, the image formed is blurred. A cataract develops over the long period of time. The best way is to wait and watch, till it develops fully. Surgery is the most common treatment of cataract.

It occurs mostly in people above 40 years of age and is a main cause of blindness worldwide. 

What Is Migraine

  • Migraine is a result of some abnormal activities in the brain that cause a severe headache. This is accompanied by over-sensitivity to light, sound or particular kind of smells. 

Symptoms Treated With OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

What Are The Symptoms Of Anaemia

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

What Are The Symptoms Of Cataract

  • Blurry, foggy or cloudy vision.
  • Near-sightedness (especially among older people).
  • Problems with glares during the day, during driving at night.
  • Glasses or contact lenses not working properly.
  • Change in the way you see colors.
  • Double vision (in affected eye).

What Are The Symptoms Of Migraine

  • Though not all the migraine pains are similar, few common symptoms are: moderate to severe throbbing pain in either side of the head, which increases during any physical activity, sweating, temperature change of the body, abdominal pain, nausea, pain in the eyes etc.. There may be sensitivity to noise, smell and light.    

Causes of diseases where OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S 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.

What Are The Causes Of Cataract

The lens in the eye is made mostly from water and protein. A cataract occurs when the lumps of protein start accumulating and clouding the lens. Some f the causes of cataract are:

  • Age- related.
  • Injury to the eye can also cause cataract.
  • Congenital cataracts, which may be caused due to poor development in the womb, infection or injury during pregnancy. Such children are born with the cataract.
  • Certain diseases like diabetes.
  • Exposure to radiation, ultra violet rays, taking medicines like corticosteroids or diuretics. 

What Are The Causes Of Migraine

Though real cause of migraine is still not known, possible causes could be:

  • Central nervous disorder
  • Genetic predispositions
  • Abnormalities in brain chemical or nerve pathways
  • Abnormalities in blood vessel system of brain, or vascular system.
  • Things which can trigger the attack of migraine are skipping meals, salty foods, junk foods, hormonal changes, sensory triggers like exposure to light, noise or certain kinds of smells.    

Worst Foods With OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

What Are The Worst Foods For Anaemia

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

What Are The Worst Foods For Cataract

All foods, which are not good for maintaining the healthy body, are prohibited for maintaining eye health also. The list of unhealthy foods is junk foods, caffeine, saturated fats, alcohol and fast foods etc. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Migraine

Foods that trigger a migraine and other headaches and must be avoided are:

  • Pickled, fermented or marinated foods contain Monosodium Glutamine (MSG), that stimulates a migraine
  • Asian foods, especially the Chinese foods, contain MSG in the flavouring, so must be avoided
  • Caffeine (chocolates, tea, coffee, sodas, energy drinks)
  • Aged Cheese: Tyramine, a monoamine found in blue cheese, Parmesan, Cheddar induce a migraine. Smoked fish and sausages also contain the same
  • Preservative Sodium Nitrate found in various fast foods must not be consumed
  • Onions contain tyramine that induces a migraine
  • Artificial sugar containing drinks must not be consumed
  • Alcohol, the red wine specifically. Though beer and white wine can also lead to a migraine.    

Do's With Usage of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

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. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Cataract

  • Always wear sunglasses and wide hat to avoid effects of ultra violet sun rays.
  • Keep your diabetes under control.
  • Eye exercise for 15 minutes a day keeps eyes healthy for longer periods.
  • Visit your eye specialist regularly to identify symptoms of cataract or any other eye problem.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Migraine

To relax from the migraine pain or other headaches, do the following:

  • Lavender oil can be inhaled or applied directly to reduce the pain
  • Peppermint oil stimulates a proper flow of oxygen into the bloodstream as this is the major cause of a migraine
  • Basil oil relaxes the muscles and helps reduce a headache caused due to tension or tight muscles.    

Dont's With Usage Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

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. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Cataract

  • Avoid taking corticosteroid for long periods.
  • Avoid smoking as it results in increased risk of getting the cataract.
  • Don’t eat junk food.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Migraine

  • Don’t spend too much time in front of the computer, mobile or any other electronic gadget.

Other Useful Tips With Usage OfOPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

What Are The Tips For Migraine

Lifestyle Changes to prevent the migraine pains:

  • Have a proper sleep cycle with fixed sleeping and waking up time
  • Regular Exercise
  • Consume regular meals, as the dip in the sugar level, can be a cause of a migraine
  • Drink adequate amount of water as dehydration can also be a cause of a migraine
  • Stress is a major cause of a migraine, de-stress yourself through meditation, yoga, calm music or walk
  • Additional therapies along with prescription like acupuncture, massage, and talk therapy can help reduce the ailment.    

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Uses Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

Uses Of Salt: Cyanocobalamin

Cyanocobalamin is man-made vitamin B 12 and is used for to treat low levels of vitamin B 12 in the body.

Uses Of Salt: Riboflavin

Riboflavin is mostly used in combination of vitamin B complex and is used the treatment of following conditions:

It has also be been useful in

  • Reducing the risk of liver Cancer, food pipe Cancer
  • Preventing preCancerous spots on the cervix.

It may be useful in lactic acidosis of AIDS patients.

Side Effects Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

Sideeffect Of Salt: Cyanocobalamin

Some of the side effects (though rare) of Cyanocobalamin 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.

Sideeffect Of Salt: Riboflavin

Mostly safe. In some cases, it may cause some side effects such as:

  • YellYellow/orange colour urine
  • Increased urine
  • Diarrhoea

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

Contraindications Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

Contraindications Of Salt: Cyanocobalamin
  • Antibiotics. Iron decreases the effectiveness of certain types of antibiotics. Hence, there should be a gap of 1-2 hours between iron and antibiotics dosage.
  • Bisphosphonates, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyldopa and Mycophenolate Mofetil, Iron might decrease 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.
Contraindications Of Salt: Riboflavin

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug riboflavin or any other allergies.

Best Foods With OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

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.

What Are The Best Foods For Cataract

  • Beta-carotene rich foods like kale, carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, turnip and butternut squash are known to prevent cataract.
  • 250 mg of daily vitamin C helps in slowing growth of cataract. Foods rich in vitamin C are oranges, guavas, dark leafy greens, bell peppers, broccoli, sprouts, kiwi, Brussels and papaya.
  • Salmon, rich in astaxanthin.
  • Green tea
  • Walnuts, rich in anti-oxidants, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin E.
  • Carrots, rich in lutein.
  • Avocados, rich in lutein, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene, — all helpful in preventing cataracts. 
  • Vitamin B2 and B 3 rich foods like lean beef, lamb, mushrooms, low-fat milk, chicken, kidney beans, peanuts.
  • Vitamin A rich foods.

What Are The Best Foods For Migraine

Foods that can help keep migraine pain or other headaches in check are:

  • Grains: The rich fibre content of grains keep the sugar level controlled as the dip in sugar level can trigger a migraine or a headache.
  • Fish and Meat: These have plenty of essential fatty acids that inhibit the inflammation causing hormones’ production, therefore helping in decreasing the migraine pain or headaches. Salmon, mackerel, trout have high fatty acids amount. Tuna, Turkey, Chicken and beef liver have Vitamin B6 that can help decrease the ongoing pain.
  • Seeds, Legumes and Nuts: Almonds, Cashews, Brown Rice, Peas and various other legumes have high amounts of Magnesium that can keep a migraine or other headaches away. Sesame seeds have the high amount of Vitamin E and magnesium and are good for the ailment.
  • Fruits: The water found naturally in the fruits has many minerals that keep a migraine and other headaches at bay. Fruits like: watermelon, papaya, berries, melon, cucumber, tomatoes, cantaloupe, grapefruit, cherries, apricots, pineapples, apples, avocados must be consumed.
  • Cinnamon and rosemary help in decreasing the headaches.
  • The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger root reduce the inflammation that causes a headache.    

Worst Foods With OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

What Are The Worst Foods For Anaemia

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

What Are The Worst Foods For Cataract

All foods, which are not good for maintaining the healthy body, are prohibited for maintaining eye health also. The list of unhealthy foods is junk foods, caffeine, saturated fats, alcohol and fast foods etc. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Migraine

Foods that trigger a migraine and other headaches and must be avoided are:

  • Pickled, fermented or marinated foods contain Monosodium Glutamine (MSG), that stimulates a migraine
  • Asian foods, especially the Chinese foods, contain MSG in the flavouring, so must be avoided
  • Caffeine (chocolates, tea, coffee, sodas, energy drinks)
  • Aged Cheese: Tyramine, a monoamine found in blue cheese, Parmesan, Cheddar induce a migraine. Smoked fish and sausages also contain the same
  • Preservative Sodium Nitrate found in various fast foods must not be consumed
  • Onions contain tyramine that induces a migraine
  • Artificial sugar containing drinks must not be consumed
  • Alcohol, the red wine specifically. Though beer and white wine can also lead to a migraine.    

Symptoms Treated With OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

What Are The Symptoms Of Anaemia

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

What Are The Symptoms Of Cataract

  • Blurry, foggy or cloudy vision.
  • Near-sightedness (especially among older people).
  • Problems with glares during the day, during driving at night.
  • Glasses or contact lenses not working properly.
  • Change in the way you see colors.
  • Double vision (in affected eye).

What Are The Symptoms Of Migraine

  • Though not all the migraine pains are similar, few common symptoms are: moderate to severe throbbing pain in either side of the head, which increases during any physical activity, sweating, temperature change of the body, abdominal pain, nausea, pain in the eyes etc.. There may be sensitivity to noise, smell and light.    

Causes of diseases where OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S 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.

What Are The Causes Of Cataract

The lens in the eye is made mostly from water and protein. A cataract occurs when the lumps of protein start accumulating and clouding the lens. Some f the causes of cataract are:

  • Age- related.
  • Injury to the eye can also cause cataract.
  • Congenital cataracts, which may be caused due to poor development in the womb, infection or injury during pregnancy. Such children are born with the cataract.
  • Certain diseases like diabetes.
  • Exposure to radiation, ultra violet rays, taking medicines like corticosteroids or diuretics. 

What Are The Causes Of Migraine

Though real cause of migraine is still not known, possible causes could be:

  • Central nervous disorder
  • Genetic predispositions
  • Abnormalities in brain chemical or nerve pathways
  • Abnormalities in blood vessel system of brain, or vascular system.
  • Things which can trigger the attack of migraine are skipping meals, salty foods, junk foods, hormonal changes, sensory triggers like exposure to light, noise or certain kinds of smells.    

Do's With Usage of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

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. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Cataract

  • Always wear sunglasses and wide hat to avoid effects of ultra violet sun rays.
  • Keep your diabetes under control.
  • Eye exercise for 15 minutes a day keeps eyes healthy for longer periods.
  • Visit your eye specialist regularly to identify symptoms of cataract or any other eye problem.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Migraine

To relax from the migraine pain or other headaches, do the following:

  • Lavender oil can be inhaled or applied directly to reduce the pain
  • Peppermint oil stimulates a proper flow of oxygen into the bloodstream as this is the major cause of a migraine
  • Basil oil relaxes the muscles and helps reduce a headache caused due to tension or tight muscles.    

Dont's With Usage Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

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. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Cataract

  • Avoid taking corticosteroid for long periods.
  • Avoid smoking as it results in increased risk of getting the cataract.
  • Don’t eat junk food.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Migraine

  • Don’t spend too much time in front of the computer, mobile or any other electronic gadget.

OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S has the following salts in its composition

 1) Cyanocobalamin 2) Riboflavin

Other Useful Tips With Usage Of OPTISULIN CAPSULE 15`S

What Are The Tips For Migraine

Lifestyle Changes to prevent the migraine pains:

  • Have a proper sleep cycle with fixed sleeping and waking up time
  • Regular Exercise
  • Consume regular meals, as the dip in the sugar level, can be a cause of a migraine
  • Drink adequate amount of water as dehydration can also be a cause of a migraine
  • Stress is a major cause of a migraine, de-stress yourself through meditation, yoga, calm music or walk
  • Additional therapies along with prescription like acupuncture, massage, and talk therapy can help reduce the ailment.    

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