Antioxycaps is a complex of vitamins.
Release form and composition
The drug is available in the form of capsules. One capsule contains:
- 75 mg of ascorbic acid;
- 15 mg α-tocopherol acetate;
- 6 mg beta carotene.
Auxiliary substances: beeswax, corn oil, lecithin.
Capsules are packaged in a cellular contoured packaging and packaged in packs of cardboard.
Indications for use
Antioxycaps is used as a multivitamin antioxidant drug for the prevention of vitamin deficiency (vitamin C deficiency, E, A).
According to the instructions, Antioxycaps is contraindicated in children under 14 years of age, pregnant and lactating women, and people with hypersensitivity to the components of this drug.
Dosing and Administration
The drug is taken after meals with water. As a prevention of vitamin deficiency, it is prescribed 1 capsule per day for 1-3 months. It is recommended to repeat the course of application of Antioxycaps several times a year.
Allergic reactions are possible when taking Antioxycaps. With a long course of intake, the beta-carotene contained in the capsules can cause a change in the color of the urine and yellowing of the skin. These phenomena are considered safe, they disappear after drug withdrawal.
There are cases when parahydroxybenzoates cause urticaria. They usually lead to a delayed type of reaction, such as contact dermatitis, and can also cause immediate-type reactions with bronchospasm and urticaria.
During the use of antioxidants should abandon the use of alcoholic beverages.
The therapeutic effect of beta-carotene is reduced while taking tetracycline antibiotics, glucocorticosteroids and ethanol-containing drugs.
You should not take this drug with other multivitamin complexes, as overdose is possible.
The drug does not affect the ability to drive vehicles and complex mechanisms.
Analogues of Antioxycaps are drugs Angiovit, Aerovit, Benfolipen, Vetoron, Vitabex, Hexavit, Kaltsevit, Polivit, Tetravit and Foliber.
Terms and conditions of storage
According to the instructions, Antioxycaps should be stored in a dry place protected from light at a temperature of 15-25 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children. The shelf life of the drug is 2 years.