Neurovit/Neurovit Forte: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Composition

Description and Composition of Neurovit/Neurovit Forte

Neurovit Forte is an oblong, peach film-coated tablet, convex tapes and scored on one face.

Each tablet of Neurovit Forte contains:

  • Thiamine Mononitrate 242.6 mg
  • Pyridoxine HCI 2500 mg 1
  • Cyanocobalamin 1.0 mg

Each tablet contains of Neurovit contains:

  • Thiamine Mononitrate 97.00 mg;
  • Pyridoxine HCl 50.00 mg
  • Cyanocobalamin 100.00 mcg
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Actions and Pharmacology of Neurovit and Neurovit Forte

Cyanocobalamin

Cyanocobalamin acts as a coenzyme for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. It is essential for growth, replication haematopoiesis and nucleoprotein and myelin synthesis.

Thiamine and pyridoxine

Thiamine pyrophosphate and pyridoxal phosphate, the physiologically active forms of thiamine and pyridoxine respectively, act as coenzymes for various metabolic functions affecting protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. The B vitamins are readily absorbed orally except in malabsorption syndrome, metabolised in the liver and excreted via the kidneys.

Indications and Uses of Neurovit/Neurovit Forte

Neurovit Forte

For treatment of peripheral neuropathy and neuralgias

Neurovit

For treatment of nutritional vitamin B1, B6 and B12 deficiencies, peripheral neuritis and in conditions requiring increased intake of Neurovit components such as in alcoholism, hepatic disease, hyperthyroidism, infection, lactation, pregnancy and malabsorption syndromes.

Contraindications of Neurovit/Neurovit Forte

It is not recommended for patients with Leber’s disease since optic nerve atrophy may occur.

Precautions

  • Caution in patients with history of gout or hepatic disease
  • Do not exceed the recommended dosage during self medication with Neurovit Forte Tablet
  • Follow physician’s directions if medication is prescribed

Main Side and Adverse Effects of Neurovit/Neurovit Forte

Diarrhoea and ching may occur occasionally

Drug Interactions with Neurovit Forte

Neurovit Forte Tablet may reduce the effects of levodopa

Overdosage

Neurovit Forte Tablet is usually well tolerated

Dosage and Administration of Neurovit & Neurovit Forte

Adults: Oral 1 tablet daily, or as directed by the physician

Children: As directed by the physician

The information given here is limited and obtained from Neurovit Forte drug leaflet. For further information, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Storage

Store below 25 C. Protect from light and moisture

Presentation and Packing

Film-coated tablet 100, 500, 1000s, Blisters of 10 x 10′

Manufactured by: HOVID Bhd 121, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman 30010 Ipoh, Malaysia