This page contains brief details about the drug , it's indication, dosage & administaration, mechanism of action, related brands with strength, warnings and common side effects.
Background and Date of Approval
Tocotrienol + Tocoferol is an antioxidant drug developed by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration and initially approved for treating neurological diseases.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
Tocotrienol is a powerful antioxidant that can neutralize free radicals and help reduce oxidative stress. Tocoferol works to counteract the damaging effects of free radicals, thereby supporting cellular health and potentially reducing the risk of various health issues.
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Tocotrienols, a subgroup of vitamin E compounds. They are antioxidants that have been studied for health benefits, including cardiovascular health and anti-inflammatory properties. Tocoferol, is commonly known as a fat-soluble antioxidant that plays several essential roles in the body. It has been used as a dietary supplement for various conditions, including skin and hair health, immune function, heart health, and wound healing.
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Tocotrienol + Tocoferol is a prescription medicine available as a capsule. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the capsule if your doctor advises you to stop.
Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined
Inform your physician if you are allergic to dairy products or to its any of the medicine ingredients. Before consuming this medicine, inform your physician if you have liver, kidney, or heart problems. Before taking the Tocotrienol + Tocoferol, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Most of the side effects resolve on their own, but if the symptoms prolong for a longer duration, consult the doctor. This medication has to be taken as per the doctor's advice because dose alteration depends upon the age and medical condition of the patient.
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
Tocotrienol + Tocoferol is generally safe to consume and is not associated with significant side effects. However, if you experience any unfamiliar side effects, consult your dietician for advice.
Word Of Advice
Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop consuming Tocotrienol + Tocoferol until your doctor advises. Do not double-dose the medicine to make up for a forgotten dose. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Contact your doctor for more information.
Frequently Asked Question
- Chandra K Sen et al.; Tocotrienol: the natural vitamin E to defend the nervous system?; Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; [Published on Dec 2004]; [Accessed on 14/08/2023]; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15753140/
- Tocopherols and Tocotrienols—Bioactive Dietary Compounds; [Accessed on 14/08/2023]; https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/alpha-tocopherol
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice; it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.