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Contraceptive

RESTORx CONTRACEPTIVE SUPPORT

Are you on contraceptive medication or hormone replacement medication and EXPERIENCING side effects such as:

  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Forgetfulness

Long-term use of estrogen-containing oral contraceptives can induce folic acid and vitamin B deficiency which could have possible complications with hematopoiesis, causing side effects such as of depression, sleepiness and forgetfulness.1

Studies have reported 40% of patients on oral contraceptives were folic acid deficient, with levels declining within the first 6 months.1
40% reduction of vitamin B12 in serum levels were observed in patients on oral contraceptives for 60 months.1

Contraceptive Support contains natural ingredients, that support women on oral contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy to avoid side effects and associated cardiovascular risks.

A NEW STAGE OF LIFE FOR MENOPAUSAL WOMEN

Hormone Replacement Therapy is an effective treatment for typical menopause-related symptoms4

RESTORx CONTRACEPTIVE SUPPORT

To be used in conjunction with prescribed contraceptive medication and hormone replacement therapy, to reduce their side effects by restoring medication-induced nutrient deficiencies.

Each Capsule Contains Amount Available in RESTORx CONTRACEPTIVE Support
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin 5-phosphate) 1.1 mg
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hyrdochloride) 10 mg
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin form) 100 μg
Folate (L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate calcium) 500 μg
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 60 mg
Magnesium 41.7 mg


DOSE: Adult women: Take 1 soft gel daily after a meal.
Contraceptive support

For full prescribing information, refer to the package insert/product information approved by the regulatory authority. This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

References:
      1. Palmery, M., Saraceno, A., et al. 2013. Oral contraceptives and changes in nutritional requirements. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences. 17:1804-1813.
      2. Jinn, J. 2014. Oral Contraceptives. Journal of American Medical Association. 311(3):321
      3. Shufelt, C.L., and Merz, N.B., et al. 2009. Contraceptive Hormone Use and Cardiovascular Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 53(3): 221–231
      4. Hormone Replacement Therapy including the Benefits and Risks. Accessed on August 2018. Available on: https://patient.info/doctor/hormone-replacement-therapy-including-benefits-and-risks#
      5. Sassarini, J. and Lumsden, M.A. 2015. Oestrogen replacement in postmenopausal women. Age and Ageing 2015; 44: 551–558
      6. Wallace, J.M., Gerencser, M., et al. Drug-Nutrient Depletions and Known Interactions. Nutrional Solutions.
      7. Ganguly P and Alam S.F. 2015. Role of homcysteine in the development of cardiovascular disease. Nutrition Journal. 14(6):1-10.
      8. Blom H.J. and Smulders Y. 2011. Overview of homocysteine and folate metabolism. With special references to cardiovascular disease and neural tube defects. J Inherit Metab Dis. 34:75–81.
      9. Lentz S. 2001. Does Homocysteine Promote Atherosclerosis? Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 21:1385-1386.
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