Orovite E Capsule
Store: S.V. More Pharma (Cebu City) Corp.
What is in Orovite·E?
Each softgel capsule contains:
d-Alpha Tocopherol ……………………………………………………………………………………….400 IU
What is Orovite·E?
Vitamin E (Orovite·E) contains naturally occurring d-Alpha Tocopherol which is used widely in the treatment and prevention of vitamin E deficiency.
What is Orovite·E used for?
Vitamin E (Orovite E) is used in the treatment and prevention of vitamin E deficiency.
As a key antioxidant, vitamin E was reported to play a modest but notable role in protecting the body from many chronic disorders. It may even help in slowing the aging process. Vitamin E guards the different body systems against the effects of pollutants and other free radicals.
Vitamin E is used for improving physical endurance, increasing energy, reducing muscle damage after exercise, and improving muscle strength.
It is also used in increased nutritional requirements during periods of stress or convalescence following illnesses or surgery, and as supplement in restrictive or deficient diet.
Its function as an antioxidant is the most clearly established role of vitamin E. This is also considered as the basis of most of the appreciated clinical effects of vitamin E. Working as an antioxidant, vitamin E may contribute to the prevention or delay the development of various diseases.
As a key antioxidant, vitamin E appears to play a significant role in protecting the body from many diseases. Vitamin E guards the different body systems against the damaging effects of pollutants and free radicals.
Also known as “scavengers of free radicals”, antioxidants like vitamin E capture or trap harmful substances or the so-called free radicals and convert them into non-harmful substances.
Vitamin E helps slow down certain processes that can cause damage to the body cells and strengthen the immune system. Vitamin E helps maintain the integrity of the different body cells such as those of the skin, lungs, heart, red blood cells, and reproductive organs.
Vitamin E, as a key antioxidant, also helps maintain the integrity and stability of cells and blood vessels in the brain to reduce or delay neuronal degeneration.
Vitamin E (Orovite·E) also helps in improving nerve functions and prevents onset of neuromuscular degenerative diseases.
Clinical researchers reported that vitamin E reduces the risk of coronary heart diseases. Vitamin E is reported to have cardioprotective properties because it helps reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the blood through various mechanisms. It is said that alpha-tocopherol, when incorporated in the cells of the blood vessels, can prevent the buildup of fatty deposits and the formation of lesions in the blood vessel walls.
Owing to its antioxidant property, vitamin E is also reported to help protect the body against numerous diseases such as diabetes, certain types of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, sickle cell anemia, various forms of malignancies, restless leg syndrome, epilepsy, Huntington’s chorea, premenstrual syndrome, menopausal symptoms, cataracts, asthma, respiratory infections, skin diseases, aging skin, infertility, impotence, and certain liver disease. Vitamin E helps alleviate fatigue and strengthen the capillary walls nourishing the cells.
How much and how often should you use this medicine?
Orovite E is generally taken one capsule a day or as prescribed by the physician. Individuals with certain diseases may need additional doses of vitamin E.
When should you not take Orovite·E?
Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any constituent of the formulation.
Because of its mild blood-thinning effect, vitamin E should not be taken routinely with large doses of anticoagulant or blood-thinning drugs such as warfarin. Consult your doctor before taking such a combination. Patients on maintenance therapy with high doses of blood thinners like aspirin and dietary supplements with high amounts of ginkgo biloba must avoid taking large doses of vitamin E.
What care or precautions should be observed when taking Orovite·E?
Caution should be observed in vitamin-K deficient patients such as those taking oral anticoagulants because large doses of vitamin E have been reported to increase bleeding tendencies. Vitamin E should be used with caution in patients with cardiovascular disease. It has also been suggested that it may increase the risk of thrombosis in some patients such as those taking estrogen.
What are the undesirable side effects of Orovite·E?
Vitamin E is generally well tolerated. Large doses may cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and other gastrointestinal disturbances, and have been reported to cause blurred vision, dizziness, fatigue, and weakness.
What other medicines or food should be avoided while taking Orovite·E?
Colestyramine, colestipol, and orlistat may interfere with the absorption of vitamin E. High doses of Vitamin E may increase the effects of oral anticoagulants.
What should you do if you miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, you must take it as soon as possible. Do not double the next dose to make up for the missed one. You may skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule if it is almost time for the next dose.
What are the signs and symptoms of overdose and what to do when you have taken more than the recommended dosage?
Signs and symptoms of overdose include nausea gastric distress, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, easy bruising, and bleeding.
Cases of overdose need medical attention and should be immediately reported to your doctor.
How should Orovite·E be stored?
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30oC. Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
When should you consult your doctor?
Generally, any untoward adverse effects experienced with Orovite·E should immediately be reported to your doctor.
For suspected adverse drug reaction, report to the FDA: www.fda.gov.ph
AVAILABILITY: Alu/PVDC clear blister pack x 10’s (Box of 30’s) DR-XY45425
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