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Appeton With Lysine Syrup is used for Scurvy, Vitamin deficiency, Rickets, Osteodystrophy, Chronic hypocalcemia, Cold sores, High cholesterol, Diarrhea, Alzheimer’s disease, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other conditions. Appeton With Lysine Syrup may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Appeton With Lysine Syrup contains Ascorbic Acid, Colecalciferol, Lysine Hydrochloride, Nicotinamide, Panthenol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A and Vitamin E as active ingredients.
Appeton With Lysine Syrup works by both providing ascorbic acid and reversibly oxidizing to dehydroascorbic acid in the body; increasing the efficiency of the small intestine to absorb serum calcium and phosphorus concentrations; preventing the growth of herpes virus; helping tissue in respiration and metabolism of fats, protein thus lowers blood cholesterol by inhibiting the synthesis of LDL; protecting cells against peroxidative damage; acting as a coenzyme in the metabolism of protein, carbohydrate, and fat; reducing prostaglandin thus helping blood thinning and prevents clotting; treating low levels of vitamin B1; facilitating retina formation required for low light and color vision; slowing down the processes that damage cells;
Appeton With Lysine Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Vitamin deficiency
- Chronic hypocalcemia
- Cold sores
- High cholesterol
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Vitamin b3 deficiency
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Nerve pain
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Enlarged prostate
- Protection against mental and physical stress and anxiety
- Reducing signs of aging
- Inadequate dietary intake
- Drug-induced deficiency
- Cervical cancer
- Muscle cramps
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Metabolic disorders
- Thiamine deficiency
- Brain disorders due to thiamine deficiency
- Vitamin a deficiency
- Eye problems
- Skin diseases
- Heart attack
- Chest pain
- Leg pain due to blocked arteries
- High blood pressure
Side-effectsThe following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Appeton With Lysine Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Temporary faintness
- Injection site soreness
- Dry mouth
- Metallic taste
PrecautionsBefore using Appeton With Lysine Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Anticoagulant therapy
- Diabetics may have false results on urinary glucose test while taking >500mg of ascorbic acid per day
- Do not administer too rapidly if using the intravenous route
- Do not consume if allergic to any ingredient in the medicine
- Do not consume if pregnant or breastfeeding
- Do not take more than recommended
- Do not use the medicine if suffering from renal or hepatic impairment
- Do regular eye check-up during the treatment
Interactions with Appeton With Lysine SyrupIf you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Appeton With Lysine Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Appeton With Lysine Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Birth control pills
- Calcium supplements
When not to use Appeton With Lysine SyrupHypersensitivity to Appeton With Lysine Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Appeton With Lysine Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Active peptic ulcer
- Acute dermatitis
- Acute eczema
- Acute myocardial infarction
- Allergic reactions
- Bleeding disorder
Overdosage of Appeton With Lysine Syrup
- Do not use more than the prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Appeton With Lysine Syrup, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with the necessary information.
- Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage. Cardiac arrhythmias
Missing a doseIn case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra doses to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
- Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Appeton With Lysine Syrup
- Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
- Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Appeton With Lysine Syrup.
Expired Appeton With Lysine Syrup
- Taking a single dose of expired Appeton With Lysine Syrup is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drugs may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.