the package insert of the medicine is Femme.
the Femme is indicated as a supplement vitamin and mineral in periods of convalescence (the period between the disease and the recovery of health), pregnancy and lactation.
oral – adult Use
How it works?
His formulation provides all of the elements in vitamin and minerals in adequate quantities to be associated with a food diet.
How to use?
You should take a pill a day or follow the guidance of the doctor.
You should take Femme when the pregnancy is already initiated at a dose of one tablet a day, orally, preferably in the morning, throughout pregnancy and during the breastfeeding period.
In cases of intolerance gastric (problems in the stomach, such as pain, heartburn) ingestion during or after the main meal.
When used in the period before pregnancy, the Femme should be taken at least three months before the possible pregnancy at a dose of one tablet a day orally in the morning or in accordance with the guidance of the doctor, and may last for the entire period of pregnancy and lactation.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Tell your doctor the appearance of reactions to unpleasant, such as: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation (bowel stuck), a feeling of warmth and/or flushing (redness) in the face.
Reactions Very Common (> 1/10): high blood pressure, chest pain, generalized swelling, palpitations, itching, drop in blood pressure, increased levels of calcium in the blood, intolerance gastrointestinal red cells are abnormal in the blood, cramps, dizziness, paresthesias (sensitivity changes), headache, fainting, shortness of breath, cough, respiratory infections.
The literature mentions the following adverse reactions, without frequency known:
allergic Reactions (itching, redness of the skin, urticaria), gastrointestinal disorders including nausea, increased abdominal volume, flatulence, diarrhea, bitter taste in mouth, change in mental status, sleep disruption, malaise, irritability, excitability, hyperactivity, increased psychotic behavior in patients treated with haloperidol, increasing the frequency and severity of seizures, neuropathy (damage to nerves), numbness/ is migamento of the hands and feet, loss of reflexes of the limbs, reflexes of the tendons damaged or missing, photosensitivity, dizziness, worsening of acne, wounds, swelling of the lips, throat and tongue, pain in the joints.
When should I not use?
the Femme is contraindicated in patients who have hypersensitivity (allergy) to any of the components of the formula or present peptic ulcer (lesion in the stomach) and liver diseases (the liver).
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
the Femme in pregnancy: this medicine should not be used by pregnant women without medical advice.
Inform your doctor immediately in case of suspected pregnancy.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with folic acid
Medications: barbiturates (phenobarbital, phenytoin). Effect of Interaction: decrease of the plasmatic concentration of folic acid and reduction of the effects of the barbiturates.
Medications:metrotexato, nitrofurantoin. Effect of Interaction: decrease of the plasmatic concentration of folic acid.
Drugs: primidone. Effect of Interaction: decrease of the plasmatic concentration of folic acid and reduction of the effects of the primidone.
Medicine: pyrimethamine. Effect of Interaction: the loss of the effectiveness of the pirimeta mine.
- Interaction folic acid/chemical
the Substance: alcohol. Effect of Interaction: decreases the plasma concentration of folic acid.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with iron
Medicine: acid aceto hidroxamicos and demeclociclina. Effect of interaction:the decrease of acid-acetate, and the effectiveness of the iron.
Medicine: ciprofloxacin, ibandronate, levoflaxino, levodopa, carbidopa, lomefloxacin, metildopa, minociclin, norfloxacino, ofloxacino, penicillins. Effect of interaction:possible decreased efficacy of these drugs.
Medications: doxycycline, pantoprazole, tetracycline. Effect of interaction: decreased absorption of both.
Medications: esomeprazole, omeprazole, rolitetraciclina. Effect of interaction:the reduction of bio-availability of iron.
Medications: antacids, gemifloxacina, zinc, levothyroxine. Effect of interaction:reduced absorption of the drugs mentioned above.
Medications: containing salts of aluminum, magnesium or bicarbonate. Effect of interaction:decreased efficacy of iron.
- Drug medicine/food with iron
Food: dairy products. Effect of interaction: reduction of the bioavailability of iron.
Food that contain citric acid. Effect of interaction: increased absorption of iron.
Food: soy protein and soy. Effect in the interaction: decreased absorption of iron.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with vitamin A
Medications: cholestyramine, neomycin, sulcrafatos. Effect of Interaction: reduction of the intestinal absorption of vitamin A.
Medications: anticoagulants. Effect of Interaction: high doses of vitamin A can induce the hipoprotrombinemia.
Medicine: retinoids. Effect of Interaction:the addition of the symptoms of toxic.
- Drug medicine/foods with vitamin A
Food: that contain iron and vitamin C. Effect of the Interaction: high doses of vitamin A reduce the plasma concentration of the substances cited above.
Food that contain vitamin E. the Effect of the
Interaction: high doses of vitamin A increase the need for Vitamin E.
Foods: that contain vitamin K. the Effect of the Interaction: it competes with the vitamin A, can induce the hipotrombinemia.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with vitamin B6
Drugs: hydralazine, isoniazid, penicillins.
- Effect of the Interaction: antagonist of vitamin B6.
Medications: estrogens, theophylline. Effect of Interaction: may increase the requirement of vitamin B6.
Medicine: levodopa. Effect of Interaction: effects of levodopa are reversed by pyridoxine.
- Interaction vitamin B6/chemical
the Substance: alcohol. Effect of Interaction: increases plasma concentration of vitamin B6.
- Drug medicine/medicine, vitamin B2
Drugs: barbiturates, oral contraceptives. Effect of Interaction: prolonged use may induce a deficiency of riboflavin.
Drugs:phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants. Effect of Interaction: may increase the need for riboflavin (vitamin B2).
Drug: probenicid. The effect of the Younger tion: reduces gastrointestinal absorption and urinary excretion.
- Interaction vitamin B2/chemical
the Substance: alcohol. Effect of Interaction: excessive doses of alcohol induce a deficiency of riboflavin.
- Drug medicine/medicine with vitamin C
Medicine: acetylsalicylic acid (AAS). Effect of interaction:reduced absorption of ascorbic acid by about a third.
Medicine: antacids containing aluminum. Effect of the interaction: this can occur higher absorption of this component anti-acid, determining the increase of the blood levels of the same.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with pantothenic acid
Medicine: oral contraceptives. Effect of Interaction: may increase the need for pantothenic acid.
Interaction drug/chemical substance
the Substance:Alcohol. Effect of interaction: may increase the need for pantothenic acid.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with magnesium
Drugs: diuretics, diuretic thiazide. Effect of Interaction: increase the excretion of magnesium.
Drugs: quinolones, tetracyclines. Effect of Interaction: they may have their absorption reduced.
- Interaction drug/chemical
the Substance: alcohol. Effect of Interaction:excessive doses of alcohol can increase the renal excretion of magnesium.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with biotin
Medications: anticoagulants, carbamazepine,
phenobarbital, fenitoina, and primidone. Effect of interaction: may increase the need for biotin.
- Drug medicine/medicine, with chrome
Drug:insulin. Effect of interaction:may reduce the need for insulin in diabetic patients.
Medicine: oral hypoglycemics. Effect of interaction: they may have the effect hipoglicemiante increased.
the rest of The components in this formulation do not exhibit significant interactions.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
If you accidentally take a number of pills above the one indicated, you should immediately seek medical advice.
what should I do when I forget to use this medicine?
In case you have forgotten the dose recommended on the day, waiting for the next dose and keep in the regular use of the medicine.