Imax XT Suspension
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml belongs to a class of medications called ‘haematinics’ primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of iron and haemoglobin).
Its deficiency occurs mainly due to poor diet, poor absorption of food or increased folate use in the body (in pregnancy). Anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying the adequate oxygen required to various body tissues.
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml is a combination of two drugs, namely: Elemental Iron and Folic acid. Elemental iron helps with the transportation of oxygen throughout the body and the production of red blood cells.
Folic acid works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body. Together, Suspension 150 ml helps treat anaemia.
Take Imax XT Suspension 150 ml as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take 150 ml for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition.
You may experience constipation, dry mouth, loss of appetite, bloating, diarrhoea in some cases. Most of these side effects of Suspension 150 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
Do not take Suspension 150 ml if you are allergic to iron, folic acid or any of the ingredients of Imax XT Suspension 150 ml. Do not start taking any new medication without telling your doctor. Imax XT Suspension 150 ml is generally safe to consume during pregnancy and lactation.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any concerns. If you have got any part of the stomach removed, please inform your doctor before taking Suspension 150 ml. Suspension 150 ml should be given to a child under 12 years of age only if advised by the doctor. Read more: Imax XT
Uses of Imax XT Suspension 150 ml
Iron deficiency (anaemia)
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml is a combination drug containing or ‘haematinics’ primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of red blood cells and haemoglobin). During pregnancy, the demand for iron and folic acid in the body is increased, therefore Suspension 150 ml acts as a supplement in pregnancy.
It also helps the body produce and maintain new cells, prevents the DNA from mutating, leading to cancer. Suspension 150 ml contains Elemental Iron and Folic acid (haematinics combination), which works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) and haemoglobin in the body.
Thus, the use of Suspension 150 ml is associated with a reduced risk of iron deficiency and anaemia, especially in pregnant women. click here
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Imax XT Suspension 150 ml
- Loss Of Appetite
- Dry Mouth
- Skin rashes
WHAT IS IMAX XT?
IMAX XT contains Ferrous ascorbate and Folic acid
WHAT IMAX XT IS USED FOR?
IMAX XT is used in the management of:
Iron deficiency anemia
Anemia of nutritional origin, infancy or childhood
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your Doctor, if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients in IMAX XT
Have hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemia
Have peptic ulcer, regional enteritis
Have ulcerative colitis
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking IMAX XT
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
Consult your doctor before giving IMAX XT
Tell your doctor before taking IMAX XT, if you are taking any other medicine including medicines obtained without prescription or any other supplements or herbal products.
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take IMAX XT exactly as your health care provider has told you
It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use
Keep out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use after the expiry date
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take Suspension 150 ml if you are allergic to iron, folic acid, or any of the ingredients of Suspension 150 ml. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors.
Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. If you have got any part of the stomach removed, please inform your doctor before taking Suspension 150 ml.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Suspension 150 ml is known to interact with medicines used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (penicillamine, sulfasalazine), blood cholesterol (cholestyramine), Parkinson’s disease (levodopa, carbidopa), thyroid disease (thyroxine), bone disease (bisphosphonates), certain cancers (aminopterin, methotrexate), malaria (pyrimethamine), Wilson’s disease (trientine), antibiotics (cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol, tetracyclines).
Drug-Food Interaction: Imax XT Suspension 150 ml should not be taken along with alcohol, dairy products, and eggs as it might affect Suspension 150 ml absorption in the body.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Suspension 150 ml is known to interact if you have or ever had a stomach ulcer, vitamin B12 deficiency, any blood disorder, repeated blood transfusions, ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon), anaemia, folate tumour.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Imax XT Suspension 150 ml to avoid unpleasant side-effects.
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml is safe if prescribed by a doctor but always take it in the dose and duration prescribed by a doctor.
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml is not recommended during breastfeeding as it may affect the baby. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns.
Imax XT Suspension 150 mlis not known to affect driving ability.
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Consult your doctor before taking Imax XT Suspension 150 ml if you have kidney problems.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Eat a healthy diet, especially green leafy vegetables, and do regular physical exercise.
- Limit the consumption of alcohol, junk food items from outside and stick to freshly prepared home-cooked meals.
- Increase intake of fruits in your diet especially fruits rich in iron like pomegranate, citrus fruits.
- Imax XT Suspension 150 ml can cause dry mouth, so drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated.
- Avoid taking Suspension 150 ml along with diary products, coffee, alcohol, and eggs.
- Constantly monitor your blood iron or haemoglobin level.
Anaemia: It is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying adequate oxygen to various body tissues.
Anaemia can be temporary, which can be treated with the help of supplements, and it can also be long-term, which might require medical procedures. It makes you feel tired very quickly due to a lack of oxygen supply in the body. It is one of the most common blood disorders.
Folate deficiency: The deficiency of folic acid in the body is known as folate deficiency. It generally occurs when your diet does not have sufficient folic acid (citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables). Folate deficiency, if left untreated, can lead to anaemia.
How does Imax XT Suspension 150 ml work?
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml contains Elemental Iron and Folic acid, primarily used to treat anaemia. Imax XT Suspension 150 ml works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body.
Is it safe to take Imax XT Suspension 150 ml if you are planning to conceive?
Folic acid requirements are usually met from the diet, but additional supplements are required in its deficiency. Suspension 150 ml is advised to pregnant women who want to conceive as folate utilization is increased in pregnancy. It is generally given at least 4 weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy.
Can I take Imax XT Suspension 150 ml along with tea or milk?
It is recommended not to take Imax XT Suspension 150 ml along with tea, coffee, milk or eggs as the body might absorb less iron supplements if you take them together, which may reduce the effectiveness of Imax XT Suspension 150 ml.
What is the best time to take Imax XT Suspension 150 ml?
Imax XT Suspension 150 ml is best absorbed if taken on an empty stomach. But in some patients, it causes an upset stomach if taken on an empty stomach. So, please take it as suggested by your doctor if you have an upset stomach problem.
Why is it necessary to take Imax XT Suspension 150 ml when you are pregnant?
If you are pregnant, it is necessary to maintain the right level of folic acid to reduce the risk of neural tube defects as the baby’s central nervous system develops. So, to avoid any defect, it is necessary to take it for the first three months as the neural tube is formed completely by this time.
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