the package insert of the medicine Redoxon Gotas. Therapeutic class of Vitamins. Active principles Ascorbic Acid.
Redoxon child is indicated as a vitamin supplement:
Assist the immune system; antioxidant; post-surgical and healing; chronic diseases and convalescence; diets are restrictive and inadequate; as an aid in the subject of carenciais.
Redoxon child is also indicated as vitamin supplement for newborn babies, infants and children in the growth phase.
paediatrics – oral Use
How it works?
The vitamin C acts on the immune system (defense system against infection), and is necessary for the formation and functioning of the cells responsible for the body’s defenses.
This vitamin is only stored in small amounts by the body, therefore, it is recommended if your regular intake.
How to use?
- newborns and premature infants: 1 to 3 drops per day.
- Children: 1 drop per kilo of weight per day.
The drops can be taken with water, juice or even according to medical advice.
Before you use note the appearance of the medicine.
What are the evils that can cause me?
vitamin C has a good tolerability, but occasionally, high doses of vitamin C (3 g or more) may have mild diuretic effect (increases the amount of urine eliminated) and/or diarreico.
The vitamin C in high doses, administered for long periods of time in individuals who eliminate oxalate into the urine, can increase the likelihood of formation of kidney stones (kidney stone).
When should I not use?
Redoxon child is contraindicated in patients with kidney stones (kidney stone) with elimination of oxalate in the urine, patients with severe renal insufficiency (a deficiency in the functioning of the kidney), and patients who have known hypersensitivity to any of its components.
there is No counter-indication regarding the age ranges for Redoxon child.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
In patients with renal insufficiency, the doses of vitamin C should be administered under medical supervision.
In diabetics, vitamin C may interfere with tests to evaluate the glicosúria, although it does not have an effect on blood glucose. Therefore, administration of vitamin C should be stopped a few days before the examination.
Redoxon infant in pregnancy: this medicine may be used during pregnancy under medical prescription.
Redoxon children do not contain glicídios, and can be used by diabetics.
there are No restrictions on the use of Redoxon child in elderly patients and in children.
- oral Contraceptives reduce the levels of vitamin C in the body.
- Corticosteroids increase its oxidation.
- Calcitonin increases the rate of utilization of vitamin C. Salicylates inhibit the active transport through the intestinal wall.
- salicylates, barbiturates (eg phenobarbital) and tetracycline increase the excretion of vitamin C in the urine.
- tetracycline inhibits the resorption of vitamin C of the renal tubule.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
The occurrence of an overdose with Redoxon children is very rare, but in the case of ingestion, accidental or deliberate, of excessive amount, the main symptoms are nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
in These cases, seek medical emergency service where it can be done gastric emptying and employed the usual measures of support.