Redoxon is useful to help increase and maintain body immunity . These over-the-counter supplements contain vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, vitamin D, and zinc.

Redoxon has the main content of Vitamin C which is useful for supporting the work of the immune system. This vitamin is also needed for the body to function and develop properly.

Apart from helping to maintain the immune system, Redoxon can also be used as a supplement or supplement to meet the need for vitamins and minerals.

Redoxone products

There are 4 types of Redoxon products available in the market, namely:

  • Redoxon Triple Action
    Each Redoxon Triple Action tablet contains 1,000 mg of vitamin C, 10 mg of zinc, and 400 IU of vitamin D.
  • Redoxon Fortimun
    Each Redoxon Fortimun tablet contains 1000 mg of vitamin C and 10 mg of zinc. Additionally, this product contains 2,333 IU of vitamin A, 400 IU of vitamin D, 45 mg of vitamin E, 6.5 mg of vitamin B6, 400 mcg of folic acid, 9.6 mcg of vitamin B12, 900 mcg of copper, 5 mg of iron, and 110 mcg selenium.
  • Redoxon Vitamin C
    Each Redoxon Vitamin C tablet contains 500 mg of vitamin C.
  • Redoxon Kids
    Each Redoxon Kids tablet contains 200 mg of vitamin C.

What is Redoxone

Composition Vitamins and minerals
class Free medicine
Category Vitamin supplements
Benefit Helps maintain endurance
Used by  Adults and children >6 years old
Redoxon for pregnant and lactating women Category C: Studies in experimental animals have shown side effects from high doses of vitamin C (exceeding nutritional requirements) on the fetus, but there have been no controlled studies in pregnant women. The drug should only be used if the expected benefit outweighs the risk to the fetus.

The content of vitamin C in Redoxon can be absorbed into breast milk. If you are breastfeeding, do not use this medicine without consulting your doctor first.

Drug form Soluble tablets ( effervescent ) and chewable tablets

Precautions Before Taking Redoxon

Even though Redoxon is categorized as an over-the-counter drug, this supplement should not be used carelessly. Before consuming Redoxon, you need to pay attention to the following things:

  • Do not take Redoxon if you are allergic to vitamin C or any of the ingredients in this product.
  • Do not take Redoxon Fortimun if you have phenylketonuria , because this product contains aspartame.
  • Be careful when taking Redoxon if you suffer from kidney stones, hemochromatosis , diabetes, or glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase ( G6PD ) deficiency.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking other medications, including supplements and herbal products, to avoid drug interactions.
  • Consult the use of Redoxon with your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy.
  • Immediately consult a doctor if an allergic drug reaction or overdose occurs after consuming Redoxon.

Dosage and Rules for Use of Redoxon

The following is the Redoxon dosage based on the product variant:

Redoxon Triple Action

  • Adult: 1 effervescent tablet per day.

Redoxon Fortimun

  • Adult: 1 effervescent tablet per day.

Redoxon Vitamin C

  • Adult: 1 chewable tablet, 2 times a day.

Redoxon Kids

  • Children > 6 years: 1 chewable tablet 3 times a day.

How to Take Redoxon Properly

Use Redoxon according to the rules for use that are listed on the drug packaging or doctor 's advice . Redoxon can be consumed before or after meals. To avoid stomach discomfort, this supplement can be taken after meals.

Dissolve 1 Redoxon effervescent tablet with a glass of water, wait until it is completely dissolved.

Redoxon Vitamin C and Redoxon Kids can be consumed by chewing and consumed after eating.

Store Redoxon at room temperature in a dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep Redoxon out of reach of children.

As additional information, you need to know that supplements are recommended to complement the body's need for vitamins and minerals, especially if a person has a condition that results in insufficient intake of vitamins and minerals from food to meet the body's needs.

These conditions include the presence of an illness, pregnancy, or taking medications that can interfere with the metabolism of vitamins and minerals.

Natural vitamin C intake can be obtained from fruits and vegetables, such as oranges, strawberries, peppers, broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, potatoes and cabbage.

Redoxon Interactions with Other Drugs

Interactions that can occur if supplements containing vitamin C and minerals are used together with certain drugs are:

  • Increased risk of side effects of chemotherapy drugs, such as fluorouracil and capecitabine
  • Decreased effectiveness of the drug dolutegravir in treating HIV
  • Decreased effectiveness of the drug bortezomib in treating cancer
  • Increased risk of aluminum poisoning when used with aluminum-containing drugs, such as sucralfate or antacids, especially in patients with kidney disease

Redoxon Side Effects and Dangers

Vitamin and mineral supplements tend to be safe when used according to the instructions for use listed on the package or as directed by a doctor. However, if consumed too much, the vitamin C in Redoxon can cause several side effects, including:

  • Red and hot skin ( flushing )
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • Hot sensation in the pit of the stomach ( heartburn )
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling tired or sleepy
  • Insomnia

Consult a doctor if these side effects do not subside immediately or get worse. Immediately consult a doctor if you have  a drug allergic reaction , such as an itchy and swollen rash, swollen eyes and lips, or difficulty breathing, after consuming Redoxon.

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