What is Ginkor-Fort® used for?
Ginkor-Fort® contains 24% Ginkgo glycosides, 6% bilobalide ginkolides 14 mg, Troxerutin 300 mg, and Heptaminol hydrochloride 300 mg per capsule.
Ginkor-Fort® is commonly used for treating benous circulatory problems or hemorrhoids.
How should I take Ginkor-Fort®?
For orally taken form, you should:
- Take Ginkor-Fort® bymouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.
- Read the label carefully before using Ginkor-Fort®.
- Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.
How do I store Ginkor-Fort®?
Ginkor-Fort® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Ginkor-Fort® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Ginkor-Fort® 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 Ginkor-Fort® 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 Ginkor-Fort®?
Before using Ginkor-Fort®, tell your doctor if you have:
- Allergic reaction to excipients using for dosage form containing Ginkor-Fort®.
- Allergic reaction to any other medicines, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.
- Used any other health conditions, drugs that have a risk of interaction with Ginkor-Fort®.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
What side effects can occur from Ginkor-Fort®?
As taking others medicines, taking Ginkor-Fort® can cause some side effects. Most of them are rarely occurring and do not need any supplementary treatment. However, it is always important for you to consult your doctor if you have any problem after taking this medicine.
Some of side effects are listed below:
- Upper abdominal pain
- Allergic dermatitis (eczematoid dermatitis)
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.
What drugs may interact with Ginkor-Fort®?
Ginkor-Fort® 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, such as MAOs.
Does food or alcohol interact with Ginkor-Fort®?
Ginkor-Fort® 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 Ginkor-Fort®?
Ginkor-Fort® 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.
Health condition may interact with this drug including:
- Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Ginkor-Fort®.
What is the dose of Ginkor-Fort® for an adult?
Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Ginkor-Fort®.
Recommended doses in some cases are listed below:
- To treat venous circulatory problems: 1 or 2 capsules are taken twice a day (one in the morning, one in the evening).
- To treat hemorrhoids: 3 or 4 are capsules taken a day for 7 days, with meals.
What is the dose of Ginkor-Fort® 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 Ginkor-Fort® available?
Ginkor-Fort® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Capsule; Oral: Ginkgo Biloba Standardized Extract 14 mg; Heptaminol Hydrochloride 300 mg; Troxerutin 300 mg.
- Powder for Solution; Oral: Biloba Standardized Extract 14 mg; Heptaminol Hydrochloride 300 mg; Troxerutin 300 mg.
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 Ginkor-Fort®, 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.
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