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Hiprex

Generic Name: Vit(A+C+E)

Therapeutic Class: VITAMINE, MINERALS & ANTIOXIDANT


Dosage Form: Tablet


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  • Presentation
  • Description
  • Indications
  • Dosage & Administration
  • Side Effect
  • Precautions
  • Contraindications
  • Drug Interaction
  • Storage

Presentation

Hiprex

Description

Beta Carotene is necessary for growth and repair of body tissues. It helps to maintain smooth and soft skin protects against night blindness and helps to protect the mucous membrane of the mouth, nose, throat and lungs, thereby reducing susceptibility to infection. It aids in bone and teeth formation. Vitamin C is essential for healthy teeth, gums and bones. It helps in the synthesis of collagen and proteoglycans. It builds resistance to infection, aid the prevention and treatment of the common cold, helps to heal wounds, gives strength to blood vessels aids in the absorption of iron. Vitamin E protects the cell membrane from oxidative and free radical damage. It helps to protect polyunsaturated fatty acid from peroxidation, protects RBC against hemolysis by oxidizing agent and helps in absorption and utilization of vitamin A.

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Indication

Hiprex (Antioxidant vitamin) interferes with oxidative damage to DNA and lipoprotein and helps to prevent carcinogenesis and atherogenesis.

Vitamin C and vitamin E significantly reduce the risk of developing cataracts in elderly. Vitamin C and Vitamin E are important for many aspects of immune function.

Vitamin C and Vitamin E as antioxidants helpd to lower cardiovascular risk.

Beta carotene enhance immune function, reduces the consequences of some infectious diseases and may protect against the development of some malignancies. Vitamin A is necessary for growth and differentiation of epithelial tissue.

Vitamin E protects the body from free radical damage and high doses of vitamin E slow down the progression of parkinson’s disease, reduce the severity of neurological disorder, reduce tissue injury.

Vitamin C protects human sperm quality, acts as antihistamine, inhibits glycosylation of proteins and enhances wound healing.

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Dosage & Administration

The usual dose is one tablet daily or as directed by the physician.

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Side Effect

No absolute side effects have been reported. Hypersensitivity to any on the components of Hiprex may lead to nausea, headache, gut upsets that are mild and transient.

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Precautions

There are some evidences that β carotene may cause harm to heavy smokers and alcoholics. Therefore, caution should be exercised in these cases. Vitamin C should be given with caution to patients with hyperoxaluria. Vitamin E should be used with caution in patients taking anticoagulant drugs, because vitamin E may enhance the anticoagulant activity of these drugs.

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Contraindications

High doses of vitamin A are teratogenic and may cause birth defect, so women who are pregnant should take vitamin A supplement. Vitamin C in megadoses is contraindicated to patients with hyperoxaluria. There is no absolute contraindication in case of vitamin E.

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Drug Interaction

There is no potentially hazardous drug interactions with retinol (after conversion of beta carotene to it). Both cadmium and copper decreases retinol plasma levels. Among antibiotics, neomycin, and bleomycin reduces the absorption of retinol. Vitamin C is incompatible in solution with aminophylline, bleomycin, erythromycin, lactobionate, nafcillin, nitrofurantoin sodium, conjugated oestrogens, sodium bicarbonate, sulphafurazole diethanolamine, chloramphenicol sodium succinate, chlorothiazide sodium and hydrocortisone sodium succinate. It increases the apparent half-life of paracetamol and enhances iron absorption from the gastro-intestinal tract.

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Storage

Should be stored in a dry place below 30?C.

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