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METANX
Diabetes
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Drug Name:

METANX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
L-methylfolate calcium (as Metafolin) 3mg, Algae-S powder (Schizochytrium) 90.314mg, pyridoxal 5'-phosphate 35mg, methylcobalamin 2mg; caps.

Company:
Nestle Health Science – Pamlab, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for METANX:

Clinical dietary management of diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

Adult:

Use only under medical supervision. 1 cap twice daily or 2 caps once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Folic acid may mask Vit.B12 deficiency, including pernicious anemia.

Pharmacological Class:

Medical food.

Adverse Reactions:

Acne, skin reactions, allergic reactions, photosensitivity, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, increased LFTs, paresthesia, somnolence, headache, mild transient diarrhea, itching, transitory exanthema, feeling of body swelling.

Elimination:

Renal.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Caps—90, 180

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