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Maxepa Capsule is a fat-lowering supplement used to reduce the amount of fat (triglycerides) in the blood in those who have been told they may be at risk of heart disease or pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). It contains docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) as active ingredients that help reduce fat levels.
The mechanism of omega-3 fatty acids to lower fat is still not fully known but is thought to do so by suppressing lipogenic gene expression, increasing beta-oxidation of fatty acids, increasing the expression of lipo-protein-lipase (LPL), and influencing total body lipid accumulation.
Take Maxepa Capsule exactly as advised by your physician. It is recommended to be used in adults only. Inform your doctor if you have non-insulin-dependent diabetes, aspirin-sensitive asthma, haemophilia, or any liver problems. Ask your doctor before taking it during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Maxepa Capsule may cause nausea, vomiting, fishy after-taste, wind, skin reactions (Ex. acne, eczema), diarrhoea or constipation in some individuals. Consult your doctor if you notice any such effects while taking it.
Q: Can Maxepa Capsule be taken by diabetic patients?
A: Maxepa Capsule contains DHA which seems to increase blood sugar levels in some people with type-2 diabetes. Consult your doctor if you have non-insulin-dependent diabetes or if you are taking any medicines for your diabetes.
Q: Can Maxepa Capsule be given to children?
A: It is recommended to be used in adults only. Consult your doctor before giving this medicine to your child. The doctor will determine an appropriate dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.
Q: Can Maxepa Capsule be taken with milk?
A: No evidence available suggests that taking cod liver oil with milk is harmful, but it might cause digestive issues, particularly if you are lactose intolerant. If you want to take Maxepa Capsule with milk, consult your doctor first.
Q: Can I take Maxepa Capsule on an empty stomach?
A: Taking Maxepa Capsule with food can increase the absorption of omega-3 fatty acids and reduce certain side effects like acid reflux, diarrhoea, belching, and nausea. Consult your doctor for further advice.
Q: Does Maxepa Capsule help in hair growth?
A: A small amount of evidence suggests that any fish oil containing substantial amounts of EPA and DHA may support hair growth. Consult your doctor to know if Maxepa Capsule is beneficial for you.
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