Polytonyl

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Generic Name: Polytonyl Brand Name(s): Polytonyl and Polytonyl.

Uses

What is polytonyl used for?

Polytonyl is a multi polytony product used to treat or prevent Polytonyl deficiency due to poor diet, certain illnesses, or during pregnancy. Vitamins are important building blocks of the body and help keep you in good health.

How should I take polytonyl?

Take this medication by mouth, usually once daily or as directed. Follow all directions on the product package, or take as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dosage.

If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

How do I store polytonyl?

Polytonyl is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store polytonyl in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of polytonyl that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush polytonyl down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using polytonyl?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of polytonyl or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using polytonyl during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking polytonyl.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from polytonyl?

Side effects may occur:

  • Hypercalcaemia or increased urinary calcium
  • Kidney stones
  • Phenylketonuria

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with polytonyl?

Polytonyl may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with polytonyl?

Polytonyl may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with polytonyl?

Polytonyl may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using polytonyl.

What is the dose of polytonyl for an adult?

2 sachets a day.

What is the dose of polytonyl for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is polytonyl available?

Polytonyl is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • powder 3g

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of polytonyl, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Sources

Review Date: September 5, 2017 | Last Modified: September 13, 2019

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