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Cystiphane food supplement is used to build healthy and strong hair and nails. It protects hair roots and follicles while improving the quality and growth rate of hair and nails.
This food supplement contains a blend of vegetable-based L-cystine (an amino acid), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), and zinc.
Cystiphane food supplement is available as an oral tablet. The oral tablets should be taken by mouth without chewing or crushing it. It is best to take it with meals.
This drug should be stored at room temperature (<30°C) and be protected from light and moisture. For safety, keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Always check the label before using this product. Do not use if the printed expiration date has passed, the product seal has been broken, or the product has changed in color, odor, or consistency.
Do not dispose of this product by pouring it down the drain, toilet, or into the environment. Ask your pharmacist regarding the proper way and location of disposal.
Supplements, including Cystiphane, are generally safe to take as directed. Because amino acids are degraded and utilized quickly and B-vitamins are water-soluble, toxicity is unlikely to occur even when excessive doses are taken.
It is important to note that most people receive enough vitamins, minerals, and proteins by eating balanced meals. Only take vitamin and food supplements if you are directed to do so by your doctor.
Before using this medication, inform your doctor if:
There is no available data regarding the use and safety of Cystiphane in pregnant women. Pregnant women should not use cystine-containing supplements as it may create a negative nitrogen balance.
This supplement should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus, as determined by your doctor.
This drug may be excreted in breast milk or affect the amount and quality of breastmilk. This drug should be used while breastfeeding only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the child, as determined by your doctor.
All drugs have the potential to elicit side effects even with normal use. Many side effects are dose-related and will resolve when it is adjusted or at the end of therapy.
Potential side effects while using this drug include:
You may experience some, none, or other side effects not mentioned above. If you have any concerns about a side effect or it becomes bothersome, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
This drug may interact with other medications. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and inform your doctor and pharmacist.
If you experience an adverse drug interaction, stop taking this drug and continue taking your other medication. Inform your doctor immediately to reevaluate your treatment plan. Your dose may need to be adjusted, substituted with another drug, or discontinue using the drug.
It is recommended to take this supplement with meals. Alcohol may lower the amount of Cystiphane food supplement (particularly vitamin B) levels in the blood. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this supplement.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding food-drug interactions.
This drug should be taken with caution if you have any of the following conditions or risk factors:
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have any concerns regarding specific health conditions.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before using Cystiphane food supplement.
For improving hair and nail health
This drug is not recommended for use in children and the recommended dose has not been established. Consult with a doctor or pharmacist for alternatives and more information.
This drug is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room. Management is symptomatic treatment.
If you miss a dose of this drug, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Cystiphane Food Supplement, http://www.cystiphane-biorga.com/en/produit/food-supplement/, Accessed Sept 15, 2020
Cystine, https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?contenttypeid=19&contentid=Cystine, Accessed Sept 15, 2020