HB Set Tablet 10’s belongs to a class of medications called ‘haematinics’ primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of iron and haemoglobin). Its deficiency occurs mainly due to poor diet, poor absorption of food or increased folate use in the body (in pregnancy).
Anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying adequate oxygen required to various body tissues.
HB Set Tablet 10’s is a combination drug containing Iron and Folic acid (haematinics combination) primarily used to treat anaemia.
HB Set Tablet 10’s works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body. As a result, an adequate number of RBC are produced in the body, so that body’s each tissue gets a sufficient supply of oxygen.
Take HB Set Tablet 10’s as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take 10’s for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition.
You may experience constipation, dry mouth, loss of appetite, bloating, diarrhoea in some cases. Most of these side effects of cap 10’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
Do not take HB Set Tablet 10’s if you are allergic to capsule 10’s, iron, folic acid or any of the ingredients of HB Set Tablet 10’s. Do not start taking any new medication without telling your doctor.
cap 10’s is generally given at least 4 weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy. If you have got any part of the stomach removed, please inform your doctor before taking capsule 10’s. capsule 10’s is given to a child under 12 years of age should be given under strict medical supervision. Read more: HB Set Tablet
Uses of HB Set Tablet 10’s
Iron deficiency (anaemia)
HB Set Tablet 10’s is a combination drug containing or ‘haematinics‘ primarily used to treat anaemia (deficiency of red blood cells and haemoglobin). It acts as a supplement in pregnancy as, during pregnancy, the demand for iron and folic acid in the body is increased.
It also helps the body produce and maintain new cells and prevents our DNA from mutating, leading to cancer. capsule 10’s contains Iron and Folic acid (haematinics combination), which works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) and haemoglobin in the body. Thus, the use of HB Set Tablet 10’s is associated with a reduced risk of iron deficiency and anaemia, especially in pregnant women.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of HB Set Tablet 10’s
- Loss Of Appetite
- Dry Mouth
- Skin rashes
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take HB Set Tablet 10’s if you are allergic to capsule 10’s, iron, folic acid, or any of the ingredients of HB Set Tablet 10’s. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors.
Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. capsule 10’s is generally given at least 4 weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy.
Also, if giving capsule 10’s to a child, a child specialist’s dose will be decided as an overdose of HB Set Tablet 10’s in children can lead to deadly poisoning. If you have got any part of the stomach removed, please inform your doctor before taking HB Set Tablet 10’s.
Drug-Drug Interaction: HB Set Tablet 10’s is known to interact with medicines used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (penicillamine, sulfasalazine), blood cholesterol (cholestyramine), Parkinson’s disease (levodopa, carbidopa), thyroid disease (thyroxine), bone disease (bisphosphonates), certain cancers (aminopterin, methotrexate), malaria (pyrimethamine), Wilson’s disease (trientine), antibiotics (cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol, tetracyclines).
Drug-Food Interaction: HB Set Tablet 10’s should not be taken along with alcohol, dairy products, and eggs as it might affect capsule 10’s absorption in the body.
Drug-Disease Interaction: HB Set Tablet 10’s is known to interact if you have or ever had a stomach ulcer, vitamin B12 deficiency, any blood disorder, repeated blood transfusions, ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon), anaemia, folate tumour.
WHAT IS HB SET?
HB SET contains Iron, Folic Acid
WHAT HB SET IS USED FOR?
HB SET is used in the management of:
Iron deficiency anemia
Menorrhagia and folate deficiency anemia
Foetal neural tube defects
Anemia due to pregnancy and lactation
Iron deficiency either due to chronic blood loss or poor absorption
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your Doctor, if you:
Are allergic to any of the ingredients in HB SET
Have peptic ulcer
Have regional enteritis
Have ulcerative colitis
Have bacterial infections
Have hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis and hemolyticanemia
Have liver or kidney disease
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking HB SET
Tell your doctor before taking HB SET, if you are taking any other medicine including medicines obtained without prescription or any other supplements or herbal products.
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take HB SET exactly as your doctor has told you
Keep out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use after the expiry date
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with HB Set Tablet 10’s to avoid unpleasant side-effects.
HB Set Tablet 10’s is safe is prescribed by a doctor but always take it in the dose and duration prescribed by a doctor. HB Set Tablet 10’s is generally given at least 4 weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy.
HB Set Tablet 10’s is not recommended during breastfeeding as it may affect the baby.
HB Set Tablet 10’s is safe if you drive or operate any machinery which requires concentration as it is not known to affect driving ability.
HB Set Tablet 10’s to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Consume only if prescribed by your doctor.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Eat a healthy diet, especially green leafy vegetables, and do regular physical exercise.
- Limit the consumption of alcohol, junk food items from outside and stick to freshly prepared home-cooked meals.
- Increase intake of fruits in your diet, especially fruits which a rich in iron like pomegranate, citrus fruits.
- HB Set Tablet 10’s can cause dry mouth, so drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated.
- Avoid taking HB Set Tablet 10’s along with diary products, coffee, alcohol, and eggs.
- Constantly monitor your blood iron or haemoglobin level.
Anemia: It is a condition in which the body does not have enough red blood cells for carrying adequate oxygen to various body tissues.
Anemia can be temporary, which can be treated with the help of supplements, and it can also be long-term, which might require medical procedures. It makes you feel tired very quickly due to a lack of oxygen supply in the body. It is one of the most common blood disorder.
Folate deficiency: The deficiency of folic acid in the body is known as folate deficiency. It generally occurs when your diet does not have sufficient food that has more folic acid (citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables). Folate deficiency, if left untreated, can lead to anemia.
How does HB Set Tablet 10’s work?
HB Set Tablet 10’s contains Iron and Folic acid (Haematinics combination) primarily used to treat anemia. HB Set Tablet 10’s works by boosting the production of red blood cells (RBC) in the body.
Is it safe to take HB Set Tablet 10’s if you are planning to conceive?
Folic acid requirements are usually met from the diet, but additional supplements are required in its deficiency. HB Set Tablet 10’s is advised to pregnant women who want to conceive as folate utilization is increased in pregnancy. It is generally given at least 4 weeks before pregnancy and is continued up to 3 months of pregnancy.
Can I take HB Set Tablet 10’s along with tea or milk?
It is recommended not to take HB Set Tablet 10’s along with tea, coffee, or milk, and even eggs as the body might absorb less iron supplements if you take them together, which may reduce the effectiveness of HB Set Tablet 10’s.
What is the best time to take HB Set Tablet 10’s?
HB Set Tablet 10’s is best absorbed if taken on an empty stomach. But in some patients, it causes an upset stomach if taken empty stomach. So, please take it as suggested by your doctor if you have an upset stomach problem.
Why is it necessary to take HB Set Tablet 10’s when you are pregnant?
If you are pregnant, it is necessary to maintain the right level of folic acid to reduce the risk of neural tube defects as baby’s central nervous system develops. So, to avoid any defect, it is necessary to take it for the first three months as the neural tube is formed completely by this time.
What is the daily recommended dose of HB Set Tablet 10’s for pregnant women?
Daily oral iron and folic acid supplementation with 30-60 mg of elemental iron and 400 µg (0.4 mg) folic acid is recommended for pregnant women to prevent puerperal sepsis, maternal anaemia, low birth weight, and preterm birth.