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Homocysteine

Homocysteine Lowering Formula

Homocysteine Lowering Formula contains a combination of bioidentical vitamins, folate, inositol and zinc important in the methylation cycle. The methylation cycle in cells is responsible for converting homocysteine (naturally produced by the body) to methionine. High levels of homocysteine are associated with increased risks of neurological and heart disease.

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Indications

Assists in lowering a toxin, for heart health.

Product Composition

Each capsule contains the following active ingredients:

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin-5-phospate) 20mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxal-5-phosphate) 100mg
Vitamin B12 (methylcobalamin form) 100µg
Folate (L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate calcium) 500µg
Inositol 250mg
Zinc (zinc amino acid chelate) 20mg

Inactive ingredients: Magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and talc.

Storage Instructions

Store in a cool dry place below 25°C. Keep out of reach of children.

Pharmacological Action

Homocysteine Lowering Formula contains a combination of vitamins, folate, inositol and zinc important in the methylation cycle. The methylation cycle in cells is responsible for converting homocysteine to methionine. High levels of homocysteine is associated with increased risk of neurological and heart disease.

Dosage Directions

Adults:
Take 1 capsule daily with food.

Product Warnings

Do not use this product if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients. If you are on any medication or suffering from any medical condition, it is advisable to seek medical advice before starting any new medicine, supplement or remedy. Do not exceed recommended dosages unless on the advice of a healthcare practitioner. This medicine has not been evaluated by the Medicines Control Council. This medicine is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Health supplements are intended only to complement health or supplement the diet.

Side Effects

Homocysteine Lowering Formula is generally well tolerated. Rare side effects include abdominal cramps, dizziness, diarrhoea and rash.

Contraindications

There are no known contraindications.

Interactions

Carbamazepine, lithium and valproic acid reduce the level of inositol in the brain by inhibiting enzymes responsible for inositol production in the brain. The effect on brain inositol levels may contribute to their effect on bipolar disorder. The effect of inositol supplementation on their therapeutic effect in bipolar disease is unknown.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Safety during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding has not been established.

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