What is Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) used for?
Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) is an oral vitamin B derivative used to improve memory or reduce muscle weakness. The medication operates by increasing levels of thiamine in the brain to improve memory, energy levels, strength, and focus. This action may also be effective for treating erectile dysfunction or bipolar disorder. It may be prescribed to be used along with other medications or to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Arcalion (Sulbutiamine)?
Strictly follow your doctor`s instructions while using Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered daily, but your individual directions will be based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These doses should be swallowed along with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a meal is suggested before use if you get an upset stomach. Never change the form of the tablets by chewing, splitting, or crushing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Arcalion (Sulbutiamine)?
Some patients using Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) may experience side effects such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as you experience any symptoms that are intense or worrying being cautious of any signs of an allergic reaction such as severe skin rashes, hives, swelling, or trouble breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced administration frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent more complications from appearing.
Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, or who have a history of heart failure, history of anorexia or bulimia, history of substance abuse, a history of coronary artery disease, a history of arrhythmias, closed angle glaucoma, hyperthyroidism, benign prostatic hyperplasia, a history of strokes, severely decreased liver function, or severely reduced kidney function. Also inform your doctor if you have epilepsy, a history of depression, sleep apnoea, a family history of glaucoma, hypertension, increased risk of bleeding, reduced liver function, or reduced kidney function. These conditions may result in unexpected health problems requiring alterations to your regimen.
Strictly use Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Arcalion (Sulbutiamine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.