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What is Metmax?

Metmax Tablet is used for Nerve damage, Numbness and tingling, Diabetic neuropathy, Panic disorder, Weight loss, Diabetic polyneuropathy and other conditions. Metmax Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Metmax Tablet contains Alpha Lipoic Acid, Benfotiamine, Elemental Chromium, Inositol and Methylcobalamin as active ingredients.
Metmax Tablet works by inducing the oxidative stress response and chelating iron; increasing intracellular thiamine levels; works in recovery process of damaged nerve cells; improving the way our bodies use insulin; widening the blood vessels;
Altius Life manufactures Metmax Tablet.
Detailed information related to Metmax Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Metmax Tablet Uses

Metmax Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Learn more: Uses

Metmax Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Metmax Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 1, 8, 9, 10

Metmax Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Metmax Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Metmax Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Metmax Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 11, 12
Learn more: Side-effects

Metmax Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Metmax Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Anxiety
  • Any allergy
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Bleeding or blood clotting disorder
  • Breastfeeding
  • Children

Metmax Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Metmax Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Metmax Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Learn more: Interactions

Metmax Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Metmax Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Metmax Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Learn more: Contraindications

Where to Buy Metmax Tablet

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Metmax Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Metmax Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Alpha Lipoic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Benfotiamine: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Methylcobalamin: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Elemental Chromium: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Inositol: No
  • Is Metmax Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Alpha Lipoic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Benfotiamine: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Methylcobalamin: No
    • Elemental Chromium: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Inositol: No
  • Can Metmax Tablet be used for nerve damage and numbness and tingling?
    Yes, nerve damage and numbness and tingling are among the most common reported uses for Metmax Tablet. Please do not use Metmax Tablet for nerve damage and numbness and tingling without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Metmax Tablet.
  • How long do I need to use Metmax Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and 1 day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Metmax Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Metmax Tablet.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Metmax Tablet? website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Metmax Tablet. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Metmax Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Metmax Tablet.
  • Should I consume Metmax Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Metmax Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Metmax Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Metmax Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Metmax Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Metmax Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 13, 14, 15, 16

Overdosage of Metmax Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Metmax Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 17, 18, 19

Storage of Metmax Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Metmax Tablet.
References: 20, 21, 22, 23

Expired Metmax Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Metmax Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 24, 25

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Metmax Tablet

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Metmax Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Metmax Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Metmax Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet

Metmax Tablet - Manufacturers

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Metmax Tablet - Demographic Information


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