MYCOTOP 1500mcg Injection 1's

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INTRODUCTION

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION contains Mecobalamin which belongs to the group of medicines called Vitamins. MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is used to treat diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage caused by diabetes), peripheral neuropathy (peripheral nerve damage that affects hands, feet and arms) and megaloblastic anaemia (blood disorder) caused by vitamin B12 deficiency in affected individuals.

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is also used to treat sciatica pain (leg pain), back pain and general weakness in affected individuals.

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients allergic to mecobalamin and/or other B12 containing medicines.

Before receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you have Leber's disease (inherited form of vision loss) and/or suffering from low potassium level (with associated signs such as muscle twitches/cramps, low blood pressure), optic nerve disease (swelling and nerve damage to the eyes), kidney and/or liver problems.

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is not recommended for use during pregnancy and in breastfeeding women. It should be used with caution in children & adolescents (aged 6 months to 18 years) and in elderly patients (aged above 65 years) after consulting the doctor.

The most common side effects of receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, skin rash and/or hot flushes. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects worsens.

USES OF MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION

  • Treats diabetic and peripheral neuropathies
  • Treats megaloblastic anaemia (caused by vitamin B12 deficiency)
  • Treats sciatica pain (leg pain), back pain and general weakness in affected individuals.

HOW MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION WORKS

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION works by aiding in the synthesis of myelin (lipid rich material that covers nerve fibres) which helps in protecting the nerve fibres and thereby providing relief from diabetic & peripheral neuropathy, sciatica pain and back pain in affected individuals. It also promotes nucleic acid synthesis in the bone marrow which helps in the maturation and division of erythroblasts thus preventing poor production of red blood cells and thereby improving megaloblastic anaemia in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous injection or into the muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION

COMMON

  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite
  • skin rash, hot flushes.

RARE

Stop receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of severe allergic reaction such as wheezing, chest tightness, fever; itching, bad cough, blue/grey skin colour, seizures, swelling of face/lips/tongue/throat and/or swelling/pain in the leg/arm.

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

If MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION causes headache, then take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Try to avoid drinking alcohol. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Headaches should usually go away after the first week of receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION. If it lasts more than a week or severe, inform your doctor.

Nausea and vomiting:

Receive MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION with or just after a meal. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil rich or spicy foods, sugary snacks and drinks. Avoid drinking too much liquid along with your meals, drink slowly in between meals. Talk with your doctor if the condition worsens.

Diarrhea:

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult your doctor and inform them if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION.

BREASTFEEDING

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION.

KIDNEY

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION should be received with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

LIVER

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION should be received with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not receive MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION if you are allergic to mecobalamin, other B12 containing medicines and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have Leber's disease (inherited form of vision loss)
  • have signs of low potassium level in blood such as muscle twitches/cramps, low blood pressure, faintness and/or excessive urination/thirst
  • are suffering from optic nerve disease (swelling and nerve damage to the eyes).

Use in Paediatrics:

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged 6 months to 18 years). Consult your doctor before receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION.

Use in Geriatrics:

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you are receiving any of the following medicine:

  • neomycin (used to prevent/treat bacterial skin infections)
  • amino salicylic acid (used to treat tuberculosis)
  • histamine H2-antagonists (used to treat and prevent recurrence of duodenal ulcers) Ex. ranitidine, famotidine 
  • colchicine (used in the treatment of gout)
  • oral contraceptives (used to prevent pregnancy) Ex. ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone
  • chloramphenicol (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • cimetidine (used to treat ulcers of stomach and intestines)

Overdosage:

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor or nurse if you experience any unusual symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Mecobalamin
Pharmacological Category :   Vitamin B12
Therapeutic Indication :   Diabetic neuropathy, Peripheral neuropathy, Megaloblastic anaemia, General weakness, Sciatica pain, back pain
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Oral disintegrating strip, Injection, Prefilled Syringe, Nasal spray

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION out of reach of children
  • Store MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION

What is MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION used for?

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is used to treat diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage caused by diabetes), peripheral neuropathy (peripheral nerve damage that affects hands, feet and arms) and megaloblastic anaemia (blood disorder) caused by vitamin B12 deficiency. It is also used to treat sciatica pain (leg pain), back pain and general weakness in affected individuals.

How MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION is received?

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous injection or into the muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

What are the side effects of MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION?

The most common side effects of receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, skin rash and/or hot flushes. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects worsens.

How MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION works?

MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION works by aiding in the synthesis of myelin (lipid rich material that covers nerve fibres) which helps in protecting the nerve fibres and thereby providing relief from diabetic & peripheral neuropathy, sciatica pain and back pain in affected individuals.   It also promotes nucleic acid synthesis in the bone marrow which helps in the maturation and division of erythroblasts thus preventing poor production of red blood cells and thereby improving megaloblastic anaemia in affected individuals.

Does MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION cause headache?

Yes, MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION causes headache as it is the commonest side effect associated with the use of MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION. If such side effect experienced after receiving the medicine, then try to take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Try to avoid drinking alcohol. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Headaches should usually go away after the first week of receiving MYCOTOP 1500MCG INJECTION. If it lasts more than a week or severe, then inform your doctor.

REFERENCES

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3. Emmanuel Andrès, Thomas Vogel, Laure Federici, Jacques Zimmer, Ecaterina Ciobanu and Georges Kaltenbach. Cobalamin Deficiency in Elderly Patients: A Personal View. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. May 2008. [Accessed on 4th November 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2672039/

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Nerve conduction test
  • Complete blood count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    MECOBALAMIN (METHYLCOBALAMIN) 1500 mg
    Hsn Code
    30045039
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