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Ecap 200mg Cap

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Ecap 200 mg Capsule is a vitamin supplement. It contains Vitamin E also known as tocopherol. It is an excellent antioxidant. Vitamin E deficiency is common in individuals suffering from liver, pancrea...
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ContainsVitamin E / Tocopherol(200.0 Mg)
UsesVitamin E deficiency
ClassificationVITAMIN
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Ingredients and Benefits

Vitamin E: It is an excellent anti-oxidant and protects the body from oxidative damages due to free radicals. It is important for the immune system, nerve function and metabolic activities. It also pl...
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Uses of Ecap 200 MG

  • Ecap 200 capsule is used to treat vitamin E deficiency which is characterised by eye disorders, anaemia, muscle weakness and poor nerve functions.
  • As vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin, the deficiency occurs mainly due to poor fat absorption in the body. It is common in people suffering from diseases related to liver, pancreas and gallbladder, c...
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  • As a supplement in people recovering from surgery and for healthy skin and hair.

Precautions and Warnings of Ecap 200 MG

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding or have any existing medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, kidney or liver problem, be sure to consult your doctor.
  • You are on other medications, supplements or following any complementary or integrative health approaches.
  • You should not take this supplement if you are allergic to any of the component of this supplement.
  • You are about to undergo any surgery or operation. You may be asked to stop taking these supplements at least 2-3 weeks ahead of the procedure.
  • Vitamin E supplements are intended to supplement the diets of some people and should not be a substitute for a well-balanced, varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.
  • If you are taking blood thinners like warfarin, medicine like oestrogens.
  • You are on chemotherapy or radiation therapy along with this medicine, as it may alter the effectiveness of these therapies.
  • High doses of Vitamin E may increase the risk of bleeding in the body.

Directions for Use of Ecap 200 MG

  • Take this supplement after your meal or as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume Vitamin supplements more than the stated recommended daily dose.
  • Check its expiry date before use.

Storage and disposal of Ecap 200 MG

  • Should be stored in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Dispose of if the capsule has passed its expiry date.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Which foods are a good source of vitamin E?

  • Vegetable oils like sunflower and margarine.
  • Nuts like almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts and seeds like sunflower seeds.
  • Greens leafy vegetables like spinach and broccoli.

Q: Are there any side effects associated with the Vitamin E supplement?

A: You may experience mild side effects like diarrhoea and stomach pain. An overdose or using this supplement for a prolonged period should be avoided.

Q: What are the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency?

A: Muscle weakness is the most vital symptom of vitamin E deficiency. Other symptoms of vitamin E deficiency are loss of control over bodily movements, confusion, headache fatigue or weakness, nausea or vomiting, irritability, muscle spasms, cramps in your legs. Low levels of vitamin E also affect your hair and skin.

Q: Who should not take vitamin E supplements?

A: This supplement is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Vitamin E. Individuals who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have any existing medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, kidney or liver problems should be cautious while using this supplement. This supplement increases your risk of bleeding thus those taking blood-thinning medicines, bleeding disorders, vitamin K deficiency should be cautious. The supplement should also be used carefully in those undergoing chemotherapy as this capsule reduces the efficacy of those therapies.
Product Details
Brand
ECAP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
20/08/2022

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