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Livogen Tablet

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Livogen Tablet

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About Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is a Folic Acid and Iron supplement that helps in treating nutrient deficiency of iron & folic acid. It also helps in treating megaloblastic Anemia & chronic blood loss. It contains Vitamin B9 and Elemental Iron.

Uses Benefits and uses of Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is generally used to treat iron and folic acid deficiency but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Deficiency of Iron
  2. Anemia due to iron deficiency
  3. Deficiency of Folic Acid
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Chronic Blood loss
  6. Megaloblastic Anemia
  7. Nutritional Anemia
  8. Food supplement during pregnancy & lactation
  9. Inadequate dietary intake
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Livogen Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Livogen Tablet

Apart from the uses of Livogen Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Vomiting
  3. Gastric Discomfort
  4. Constipation
  5. Stomach Pain
  6. Dark Stools
  7. Allergic Reaction
  8. Chest Pain
  9. Stomach Bloating
  10. Diarrhea
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please ask a dietician. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is made from the following compounds:-
  1. Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - 1.5mg - Folic Acid is required in the production of DNA & RNA, the genetic materials of the body. It also helps in creating new red blood cells along with B12. It helps in better absorption of iron as well.
  2. Ferrous Fumarate (Iron) 152mg - Iron makes up haemoglobin that helps in transportation of oxygen in the body. Ascorbic acid helps in absorption of iron. It is a non-heme iron supplement with an absorption rate of around 2.9% and it gets absorbed by duodenum and jejunum.
Livogen Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. It is available as an OTC product in the market

You can buy Livogen Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 15 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Merck Ltd.

How to use Livogen Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Livogen Tablet

  • How does it work? Folic Acid acts on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblast marrow, which is an immature red blood cell that has haemoglobin & pyknotic nucleus. Iron helps in creating haemoglobin that transports oxygen in the body
  • Do not take more than required dosage and keep enough gap between each dosage
  • If pain or fever is not relieved within 30 minutes to 1 hour of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Livogen Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Livogen Tablet  is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for pregnant women, please talk to a gynaecologist because folic acid and iron are very important for cell growth in the baby.
  • Livogen Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions
  • You can also add Iron and folic acid to your diet instead of taking a supplement like Livogen
    • Vitamin B9 - Green leafy vegetables, legumes, seeds, orange juice
    • Ferrous Fumarate (Iron) - Spinach, Broccoli, Lentils, Beans, dried fruits

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Livogen Tablet

Before using Livogen Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Intolerance to drug
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Allergic to Livogen Tablet or any of its components
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets
Livogen Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamine (eg. cetirizine)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Aspirin
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Livogen Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Folic acid is alone not sufficient to treat Anemia caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B12 along with Vitamin B9

FAQs Commonly asked question on Livogen Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Livogen Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Livogen Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Livogen Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Livogen Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Livogen Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Livogen Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Yes. It is generally used during pregnancy and lactation by women. You should consult a gynecologist for more details to suggest the best course of action and adequate dosage for a healthy development of the baby.

5. Can I drive while using Livogen Tablet?
YesLivogen Tablet does not make you feel drowsy or cause blurred vision. However, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Livogen Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Livogen Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can I use Livogen Tablet for Folic Acid Deficiency?
Yes, you can. Livogen Tablet contains Vitamin B9. Although it also contains Iron and you may want to consider tablets with only folic acid in some cases.

9. Can I use Livogen Tablet for Iron Deficiency?
Yes, you can. Livogen Tablet contains Ferrous fumarate which is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body)

10. Do I need to take Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B9 for Anemia along with Iron?
There are two main types of Anemia, one caused due to deficiency of iron in the body and the other caused by the deficiency of either Vitamin B9 or Vitamin B12 (also known as Megaloblastic Anemia). Livogen Tablet will not help in case of Pernicious Anemia, a third type, which is caused due to body's incapability to process vitamin b12 or b9.

11. Can using Livogen Tablet help with indigestion?
No. Livogen Tablet won't help in anything related to the digestive tract. You can consult a Gastroenterologist.

12. What is the difference between Orofer Xt and Livogen Tablet?
Both the tablets contain vitamin B9 but Orofer has Ferrous Ascorbate while Ferrous Fumarate. Also, the dosage of Livogen is slightly stronger.

13. Is Livogen safe?
Yes. Livogen is a folic acid and iron supplement and is generally considered safe when used in the dosage suggested by a doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is good for anemia.
livogen is a strong supplement of iron and folic acid. Too much iron can cause toxicity so avoid longer use.
i will give 5 stars to livogen

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Aditi Gupta. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Livogen Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Livogen Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Livogen Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is a Folic Acid and Iron supplement that helps in treating nutrient deficiency of iron & folic acid. It also helps in treating megaloblastic Anemia & chronic blood loss. It contains Vitamin B9 and Elemental Iron.

Uses Benefits and uses of Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is generally used to treat iron and folic acid deficiency but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Deficiency of Iron
  2. Anemia due to iron deficiency
  3. Deficiency of Folic Acid
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Chronic Blood loss
  6. Megaloblastic Anemia
  7. Nutritional Anemia
  8. Food supplement during pregnancy & lactation
  9. Inadequate dietary intake
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Livogen Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Livogen Tablet

Apart from the uses of Livogen Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Vomiting
  3. Gastric Discomfort
  4. Constipation
  5. Stomach Pain
  6. Dark Stools
  7. Allergic Reaction
  8. Chest Pain
  9. Stomach Bloating
  10. Diarrhea
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please ask a dietician. Also, consult the doctor if you have rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is made from the following compounds:-
  1. Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) - 1.5mg - Folic Acid is required in the production of DNA & RNA, the genetic materials of the body. It also helps in creating new red blood cells along with B12. It helps in better absorption of iron as well.
  2. Ferrous Fumarate (Iron) 152mg - Iron makes up haemoglobin that helps in transportation of oxygen in the body. Ascorbic acid helps in absorption of iron. It is a non-heme iron supplement with an absorption rate of around 2.9% and it gets absorbed by duodenum and jejunum.
Livogen Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. It is available as an OTC product in the market

You can buy Livogen Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 15 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Merck Ltd.

How to use Livogen Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Livogen Tablet

  • How does it work? Folic Acid acts on megaloblastic bone marrow to produce a normoblast marrow, which is an immature red blood cell that has haemoglobin & pyknotic nucleus. Iron helps in creating haemoglobin that transports oxygen in the body
  • Do not take more than required dosage and keep enough gap between each dosage
  • If pain or fever is not relieved within 30 minutes to 1 hour of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Livogen Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Livogen Tablet  is not the cure to a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for pregnant women, please talk to a gynaecologist because folic acid and iron are very important for cell growth in the baby.
  • Livogen Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions
  • You can also add Iron and folic acid to your diet instead of taking a supplement like Livogen
    • Vitamin B9 - Green leafy vegetables, legumes, seeds, orange juice
    • Ferrous Fumarate (Iron) - Spinach, Broccoli, Lentils, Beans, dried fruits

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Livogen Tablet

Before using Livogen Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Intolerance to drug
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Allergic to Livogen Tablet or any of its components
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets
Livogen Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamine (eg. cetirizine)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Aspirin
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Livogen Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Folic acid is alone not sufficient to treat Anemia caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B12 along with Vitamin B9

FAQs Commonly asked question on Livogen Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Livogen Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Livogen Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Livogen Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Livogen Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Livogen Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Livogen Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Yes. It is generally used during pregnancy and lactation by women. You should consult a gynecologist for more details to suggest the best course of action and adequate dosage for a healthy development of the baby.

5. Can I drive while using Livogen Tablet?
YesLivogen Tablet does not make you feel drowsy or cause blurred vision. However, it is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Livogen Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Livogen Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can I use Livogen Tablet for Folic Acid Deficiency?
Yes, you can. Livogen Tablet contains Vitamin B9. Although it also contains Iron and you may want to consider tablets with only folic acid in some cases.

9. Can I use Livogen Tablet for Iron Deficiency?
Yes, you can. Livogen Tablet contains Ferrous fumarate which is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body)

10. Do I need to take Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B9 for Anemia along with Iron?
There are two main types of Anemia, one caused due to deficiency of iron in the body and the other caused by the deficiency of either Vitamin B9 or Vitamin B12 (also known as Megaloblastic Anemia). Livogen Tablet will not help in case of Pernicious Anemia, a third type, which is caused due to body's incapability to process vitamin b12 or b9.

11. Can using Livogen Tablet help with indigestion?
No. Livogen Tablet won't help in anything related to the digestive tract. You can consult a Gastroenterologist.

12. What is the difference between Orofer Xt and Livogen Tablet?
Both the tablets contain vitamin B9 but Orofer has Ferrous Ascorbate while Ferrous Fumarate. Also, the dosage of Livogen is slightly stronger.

13. Is Livogen safe?
Yes. Livogen is a folic acid and iron supplement and is generally considered safe when used in the dosage suggested by a doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Livogen Tablet

Livogen Tablet is good for anemia.
livogen is a strong supplement of iron and folic acid. Too much iron can cause toxicity so avoid longer use.
i will give 5 stars to livogen

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Aditi Gupta. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Livogen Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Livogen Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Livogen Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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