Multivitamin & Multimineral
- Vitamin A 1.5 mg
- Vitamin D 10 mg
- Thiamine Mononitrate (B1) 1.5 mg
- Riboflavin (B2) 1.7 mg
- Ascorbic acid 60 mg
- Niacinamide 20 mg
- Pyridoxine (B6) 2 mg
- Folic acid 0.4 mg
- Calcium Pantothenate 10.92 mg
- Cyanocobalamin (B12) 6 mg
- Vitamin E 15.00 IU
- Ferrous Sulphate 50 mg
- Potassium Iodide 196 mg
- Potassium Sulphate 11.14 mg
- Manganese Sulphate Monohydrate 1 mg
- Cupric Sulphate Pentahydrate 2 mg
- Zinc Sulphate 37.04 mg
Each 5 ml syrup contains:
- 666.66 IU Vitamin A
- 0.3 mg Vitamin B1
- 0.4 mg Vitamin B2
- 0.35 mg Vitamin B6
- 25 mg Vitamin C
- 140 IU Vitamin D
- 2 mg Vitamin E
- 5 mg Nicotinamide
- 1.33 mg Pantothenic acid.
The members of Vitamin B-group are components of enzyme system that regulates various stages of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, each of the components playing a specific biological role.
Vitamin C is involved in tissue repair and collagen formation.
Vitamin A plays an essential role in the function of retina and is essential for growh and differentiation of epithelial tissue.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant which preserves essential cellular constituents.
Vitamin D is supplemented for prevention and cure of nutritional and metabolic rickets and for treatment of hypoparathyroidism.
Iron, copper, manganese and zinc serve as catalysts in enzyme systems which perform vital cellular functions.
Potassium and calcium are essential for normal excitability of muscle tissue, specially cardiac muscle.
Iodine is essential in the development and functioning of the thyroid gland and for formation of thyroxine hormone.
Dosage & Administration
Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients is a contraindication. Excessive doses of vitamin A and D can lead to hypervitaminosis. When multivitamin preparations are prescribed allowance must be made for vitamins from other sources. This is particularly important during the first trimester of pregnancy when large doses of Vitamin A may be teratogenic.
Iron and Zinc chelate with tetracyclines and absorption of all three agents may be impaired.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Use in lactation: This is formulated specially for paediatric patients. However, vitamins present in this formulation are safe for nursing mothers.
This preparation may be used in patients being treated for Parkinson’s disease with a Levodopa preparation which includes a dopa-decarboxylase inhibitor (e.g., Carbidopa, Benserazide). But precautions should be taken. Pyridoxine acts as an antagonist of Levodopa.