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(Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12)

Formulation : Capsule

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Metanx /Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 used for?

Metanx is used to manage hyperhomocysteinemia and to supplement the diet. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Metanx is a vitamin combination that provides nutritional supplementation for certain nutritional needs.

How should Metanx /Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 be stored?

Store Metanx at room temperature away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Metanx out of the reach of children and away from pets.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Metanx/Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 ?

Use Metanx as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions. Metanx can be taken with or without food. If you miss a dose of Metanx for 1 or more days, do not be concerned. If you doctor recommended that you take it, try to remember your dose every day.

When should Metanx /Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 not be taken?

Do not use Metanx if you are allergic to any ingredient in Metanx. Some medicines may react with Metanx. Do not use Metanx if you are using Fluorouracil, or Hydantoins (phenytoin) because they may decrease the effectiveness of Metanx or cause unwanted side effects when used in combination with Metanx.

What precautions should I follow when taking Metanx /Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 ?

Some medical conditions may interact with Metanx. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding before taking Metanx. It is not know if Metanx is excreted in breast milk. Ask your doctor about the risks of using Metanx while breastfeeding. If you are taking any prescription medication, non prescription medications, dietary supplements, or herbal preparations, tell your doctor before using Metanx. If you have anemia it is important you let your doctor know before using this medication.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Metanx /Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 ?

Metanx is not recommended for use in children. The safety and effectiveness has not yet been confirmed.

When should Metanx /Levomefolate/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12 not be taken?

Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of these severe side effects: severe allergic reaction (hives, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, and swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue), dizziness, or itching.

Less serious side effects include: drowsiness, feeling of entire body swelling, mild diarrhea, numbness or tingling.

Other: None.