Betex-DN

Betex-DN

Manufacturer:

Favorex

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Methylcobalamin 1,500 mcg, α-lipoic acid 300 mg, pyridoxine HCl 10 mg, folic acid 1.5 mg, thiamine mononitrate 100 mg
Indications/Uses
Maintains healthy nervous system; normalizes every system in the human body; aids in replenishing blood levels in the body; promotes energy metabolism. Prevents primary birth defects in pregnant women.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Chronic conditions eg, diabetes, thyroid dysfunction & blood glucose control procedures during & after surgery that may be affected by α-lipoic acid supplementation. Discontinue use at least 2 wk before scheduled surgical procedures.
Special Precautions
Monitor patients w/ chronic conditions such as diabetes & thyroid dysfunction if α-lipoic acid supplementation is needed.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea or stomach upset, along w/ overstimulation, fatigue & insomnia; blood sugar lowering.
Drug Interactions
Excessive alcohol consumption, antibiotics, antiacne drugs, antiretrovirals, antigout drugs, antihypertensives, anti-TB drugs, antiulcer drugs, biguanides, histamine, OCs, PPIs, sulfonamides, tetracyclines & epilepsy medications can deplete vit B12 levels. 5-fluorouracil competitively inhibits the phosphorylation of thiamine to thiamine pyrophosphate thus, inactivates thiamine. Increased excretion of thiamine w/ loop diuretics eg, furosemide; reduced dopa effect of L-dopa w/ vit B6. Increased vit B6 requirement w/ pyridoxine antagonists eg, INH, hydralazine, D-penicillamine, cycloserine. Enhanced thiamine degradation w/ beverages containing sulphite eg, wine. Increased efficiency of chemotherapeutic drugs w/ α-lipoic acid.
MIMS Class
Supplements & Adjuvant Therapy
ATC Classification
V06DX - Other combinations of nutrients ; Used as general nutrients.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Betex-DN cap
Packing/Price
1's
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