Nuhenz tablet is it safe? Uses, dosage, side effects

What is Nuhenz tablet ?

Nuhenz tablet is  multi vitamins combination used in CVDs, Diabetic retinopathy, Diabetic nephropathy and Diabetic nephropathy. It is manufactured and marketed by La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd.  and is available in the packaging of  10  tablets per strip.

  1. What is the generic name(s)?
  2. How does it work ?
  3. What are it’s uses ?
  4. How effective is this medicine ?
  5. what are the side effects?
  6. Is this medicine addictive?
  7. What if I miss the dose of this medicine ?
  8. Can I drive after taking this medicine ?
  9. Can this medicine be taken on an empty stomach ?
  10. Can I take this medicine with alcohol ?
  11. What is the Dosage ?
  12. What are the precautions I need to take ?
  13. Is it safe to take if I am pregnant ?
  14. Is it safe to take if I am breast feeding ?
  15. Can this medicine be given to children and infants ?
  16. Is Nuhenz tablet available as an over the counter (OTC) product?
  17. Frequently asked questions
  18. Reference
Nuhenz tablet

Nuhenz tablet – uses, side-effects, dosage

What is the generic name (s)?

NUHENZ TABLET have only one active ingredient which is

  • Mecobalamin 1500 mcg,
  • Alpha lipoic acid 200 mg,
  • Benfotiamine 200 mg,
  • Folic acid 1.5 mg,
  • Chromium polynicotinate 200 mg,
  • Myo-inositol 100 mg,
  • Pyridoxine hydrochloride 3 mg

How does it work ?

NUHENZ TABLET is a hormonal contraceptives

Mecobalamin is an active type of vitamin B 12. It helps the nerve cells to function properly and even helps the damaged nerve cells to recover. It helps in the conversion of proteins and fats into energy. It is involved in the production of hemoglobin.

Alpha lipoic acid is an antioxidant which found in body cells used in treatment of diabetic neuropathy it also may help in protecting brain and the nerves.

Benfotiamine is like thiamine which is B1 vitamin helps in pain reduction and  treatment of diabetic complications, neuropathies ,nephropathies through oral administration

Folic Acid is a type of Vitamin B which helps in the formation of DNA and in the production of red blood cells. It also lowers the risk of heart problems. It plays a major role in avoiding birth abnormalities and helps in proper development and functioning of the brain.

Pyridoxine which vitamin b6 helps in maintaining healthy nervous system,RBC and body skin.It can be naturally found in the diet so if found deficient treated with pyridoxine.

Myo inositol stereoisomer of inositol.Myo-inositol given as a dietary supplement for promoting female fertility and restoring insulin sensitivity in instances of resistance in type II diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome and  also for reducing anxiety works as an antidepressant.

chromium polynicotinate this vitamin is helpful in regulation of blood sugar levels in type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients.and also helpful treatment of depression

What are it’s uses ?

NUHENZ TABLET tablets find their use in the below listed medical conditions:

This used as an adjuvant therapy in following diseases

  • CVDs,
  • Diabetic retinopathy,
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Beriberi ,
  • Drug-induced deficiency ,
  • Decrease in muscle mass ,
  • Cancer ,
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome ,
  • Poor absorption of food ,
  • Poor diet ,
  • Folate defiency etc

How effective is this medicine ?

NUHENZ TABLET is  very effective for all the conditions mentioned above. For best results it should be taken under medical supervision in terms of dosage and duration of intake after due consultation with a doctor.

What are the Side Effects ?

The side effects of NUHENZ TABLET can be understood as of those of each of the constituent generic as described below:

  • Menstrual irregularity
  • Abnormal breakthrough bleeding
  • headache,
  • dizziness,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • cholelithiasis,
  • cholestatic jaundice
  •  migraine,
  •  mood swings,
  • ncreased anxiety,
  •  depression
  • chloasma
  • increase or decrease in libido

prolonged usage may lead this side effects
If you experience any of these side effects, Inform your doctor immediately . This list is not a comprehensive list of all the possible side effects of this drug.
Consult your doctor immediately if you develop any other medical conditions while using this medicine.

Is Nuhenz tablet addictive?

Habit forming tendencies for this medicine has not been reported. Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction. Government  also categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Finally,  do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without taking the advice of a doctor.

What if I miss the dose of Nuhenz tablet?

Use the missed dose as soon as you notice. If the time is already close to the next dose,  skip the missed dose and continue your dosing schedule. Do not use overdose to make up the missed dose as it may cause serious side effects.  If you are routinely missing the  doses, try to use an alarm or asking a family member or friend to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss modifications in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses.

Can I drive after taking Nuhenz tablet?

It is not safe to drive after taking this medicine if you experience dizziness or headache as side effects. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes drowsy, dizzy or reduces your blood-pressure. Please check for these conditions on your body while using this medicine.

Can Nuhenz tablet be taken on an empty stomach ?

This medicine should be taken after food. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you to use this medicine.

Can I take Nuhenz tablet with alcohol ?

Intake of this medicine with alcohol is not reported. How ever alcohol intake with medicine may intensifies drowsiness.It is better to consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine. Pharmacists also suggest not to take alcohol while using this medicine.

What is the Dosage ?

The dosage for this medicine may vary with the patient’s age and the problem for which it is being administered.

Please consult with doctor to know about the correct dosage for the speedy recovery of the patient.

Tablet - dosage

Tablet – dosage

What are the precautions I need to take ?

Heart failure, hypertension, depression, thrombophilic state, insulin-dependent diabetes should take under doctor consultancy.

Share with your doctor if you are allergic to any of the component of the tablet. Also, discuss your current medications, if any, with your doctor to prevent any bad or harmful effects.

Avoid handling mercury related things.

Is it safe to take if I am pregnant ?

yes , this medicine is safe to take if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant but take only under prescription of doctor under medical supervision only

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Is it safe to take if I am breast feeding ?

Yes, you can take this medicine if you are breast feeding or planning to start breast feeding. Consult your Doctor or a healthcare expert before administering this medicine to lactating mothers.

Can this medicine be given to children and infants ?

Consult a pediatrician about the dosage and therapeutic requirements before using this medicine for children and infants.



Is Nuhenz tablet available as an over the counter (OTC) product?

yes , this medicine is available as an over the counter or an OTC product.Please consult with the doctor regarding correct dosage, timing and duration of use of this medicine. Please do not self-medicate yourself with this medicine.

Frequently asked questions

Can this taken as luggage in travel?

Yes this can be taken in travel

What to do if took in case I took an overdose of this medicine ?

Do not take overdose of this drug taking more than prescribed dose may lead to adverse effects than quick healing.

Immediately rush to your doctor or nearest health care center for advice.
Symptoms of overdose include mild to severe vomiting, nausea, cramps and diarrhea.

What are the storage precautions for this medicine?
You should take following precautions for storing this tablets:

  • Keep the tablets in the original pack until it is time to take them.
  • Keep the pack in a cool dry place.
  • Do not store medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.
  • Avoid direct contact with sunlight.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
  • If the expiry date on the pack is passed, ask a pharmacist about ways of discarding it.

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