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Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules
Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
181.81*
MRP 213.90
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Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules Description

Becotrol Capsule is a combination medicine that is used in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis and other nutritional deficiencies mostly in people above 50 years of age. It is also used in p

stmenopausal women to prevent osteoporosis. It contains a combination of folic acid, methylcobalamin, pyridoxine, calcium and vitamin D3 as active ingredients. Vitamin D diminishes with age due to decreased dietary intake or sun exposure. While taking this medicine try to incorporate food that is rich in vitamin D and calcium. Exposure to sunlight is also essential for the synthesis of vitamin D in the body.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹181.81
You Save₹32.09 (15% on MRP)
ContainsVitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(0.25 Mcg) + Vitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(3.0 Mg) + Vitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(1.5 Mg) + Elemental Calcium(200.0 Mg) + Vitamin B12 / Mecobalamin / Cynocobalamin / Methylcobalamin(1.5 Mg)
UsesOsteoporosis or nutritional deficiency
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, constipation, stomach pain
TherapyCALCIUM AND VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION
Check more medicines with composition as Vitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(0.25 Mcg) + Vitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(3.0 Mg) + Vitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(1.5 Mg) + Elemental Calcium(200.0 Mg) + Vitamin B12 / Mecobalamin / Cynocobalamin / Methylcobalamin(1.5 Mg)

Uses of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • It is used for the treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiency.
  • For the treatment of osteoporosis or bone-related disorders.
  • In special populations like the elderly, pregnant and breastfeeding who need Vitamin D and Calcium supplements.

Contraindications of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to any components of the Becotrol Capsule.
  • If you are suffering from malabsorption syndrome and increased levels of any of its constituents in the body.
  • If you have a history of any kind of heart disorder like myocardial infarction.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Eating disorder or loss of appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Becotrol Capsule can be recommended during pregnancy only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under the doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules?
A:
This medicine does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery, however, if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Becotrol Capsule. So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have too much vitamin D and calcium in the blood.
  • You are allergic to any of the components of Becotrol Capsule.
  • You already take any other medicine, to avoid any drug interaction.
  • You have thyroid and kidney problems. The doctor might suggest monitoring calcium and vitamin D levels during the treatment.

Mode of Action of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

How Does It Work?

  • Becotrol Capsule works by the combined action of its three active components-
  • Calcium is one of the most profuse minerals in the body which is essential for critical metabolic functions. Most prominently, it is required for building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth. It p...
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  • Vitamin D3 plays a very crucial role in the absorption of calcium and phosphorous from the intestine, which is critical for the formation, growth and regeneration of bones. It supports healthy bones a...
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  • Vitamin B9, also known as Folic Acid, is one of the important vitamins which play a significant role in DNA and the synthesis of amino acids. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blo...
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  • Vitamin B12 or methylcobalamin is essential for the functioning of the brain and nerves for the production of red blood cells and DNA synthesis. It also plays a major role in protein and fat metabolis...
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  • Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine is a crucial component for various reactions and acts as a coenzyme in the body. Adequate supply is a must for proper nerve function and bone formation & regeneration.

Directions for Use of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Becotrol Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Becotrol Capsule may interact with other medicines and create an altered response. Please inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a pr...
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  • In particular, if you are taking antifungal medications, antibiotics, anti-Hiv medicines or heart-related medicines. Avoid concomitant use of these medications along with it.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution and require regular monitoring include anti-hypertensive medicines, medicines for irregular heart rhythm, anti-diabetics, anti-epileptic, anti-gout med...
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Storage and disposal of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

  • Store Becotrol Capsule in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Becotrol Strip Of 10 Capsules

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, dehydration, thirst, weakness etc. If you experience any of the symptoms contact your doctor immediately or visit the nea...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of Becotrol Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the best time to take Becotrol Capsule?

A: Take Becotrol Capsule as advised by the doctor. It is best to take Becotrol Capsule after meals or at bedtime with water/milk. But take it at the same time daily for optimum results.

Q: What is the dose of Becotrol Capsule?

A: The doctor will suggest the dose based on age, body weight and underlying condition. It is advisable to not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I take Becotrol Capsule daily?

A: Yes, you can take Becotrol Capsule daily but for recommended duration only. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended by the doctor.

Q: Can I take Becotrol Capsule with vitamin D3?

A: Becotrol Capsule contains Vitamin D3 and Calcium. Taking any supplement containing Vitamin D3 may lead to overdose and undesirable effects.

Q: Can I take Becotrol Capsule in pregnancy?

A: No, it is advised to take this medicine or any supplement only after the doctor's advice, during pregnancy.
Product Details
Brand
BECOTROL
Expires on or After
30/03/2024
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:14 PM (IST)

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