A 2Z Capsule

A 2Z is a Fixed-Dose Combination (FDC) Drug Brand being manufactured and marketed by Gemini Pharmaceuticals Ltd.. This medicine is combination of more than one active ingredient or substance within a single pharmaceutical form type. The main active ingredients or salts in this drug are Vit A, Beta Carotene,Copper,Magnesium,Selenium,Vit C,Vit E,Zinc. This drug comes in the form of Capsule. The general packing available for this medicine consists of 10 Capsule and is priced at Rs 25 (arround $0.375 US Dollar)
Generic (Salt) Combination :(Vit A+ Beta Carotene+Copper+Magnesium+Selenium+Vit C+Vit E+Zinc)
Pharma Company :Gemini Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Brand Label :A 2Z
Preparation Type :Capsule
Single Dose :1 Capsule
Composition (Fixed-Dose Combination) :
  • Magnesium-1.5 mg
  • Vit A-5000 iu
  • Vit C-75 mg
  • Vit E-15 iu
  • Selenium-1.5 mg
  • Beta Carotene-10 mg
  • Zinc-7.5 mg
  • Copper-1 mg
Pack Size/Qty/Vol :10 Capsule
Price Unit :Rs 2.5 INR (arround $0.0375 US Dollar)
Price Pack :Rs 25 INR (arround $0.375 US Dollar)

Drug details for A 2Z

Usage: Why is this medication prescribed?

The main active ingredients or salts in A 2Z are :

  • Magnesium-1.5 mg
  • Vit A-5000 iu
  • Vit C-75 mg
  • Vit E-15 iu
  • Selenium-1.5 mg
  • Beta Carotene-10 mg
  • Zinc-7.5 mg
  • Copper-1 mg

Vit A
Indication (Prescribed for or used as): Vit A deficiency during infancy, pregnancy, lactation, heptatobillary disease, steatorrhea. Skin diseases like acne vulgaria, acne venenata, posiriasis, ichthyosis.

For more details on Vit A, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Vit A..

Beta Carotene
Indication (Prescribed for or used as):

For more details on Beta Carotene, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Beta Carotene..

Copper
Indication (Prescribed for or used as):

For more details on Copper, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Copper..

Magnesium
Indication (Prescribed for or used as):

For more details on Magnesium, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Magnesium..

Selenium
Indication (Prescribed for or used as): Seborrheic dermatitis. Antikeratolytic Fungicidal to P.ovale. Dryness folliculitis

For more details on Selenium, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Selenium..

Vit C
Indication (Prescribed for or used as): Treatment of scurvy. Adjuvent therapy in common cold, asthma, cancer, atherosclerosis. Thalassaemia. Metabolic disorders (tyrosinaemia type III, transient tyrosinaemia of the newborn, glutathione synthase deficiency, Hawkinsinuria).

For more details on Vit C, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Vit C..

Vit E
Indication (Prescribed for or used as): G6-PD deficiency, Acanthocytosis. Retrolental fibroplasia in premature infants exposed to high oxygen concentrations. Intermittant claudication, fibrocystic breast disease and nocturnal muscle cramps. Supplementation in cystic fibrosis. Abetalipoproteinaemia. Enhances Vit A absorption.

For more details on Vit E, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Vit E..

Zinc
Indication (Prescribed for or used as):

For more details on Zinc, its Indication, Prescription, Usage, Dosage, Precaution, Side Effects etc, please check : Zinc..

A 2Z Drug Brands Substitutes with similar Fixed-Dose Combination (FDC) :

There are 0 Fixed-Dose Combination (FDC) Drug Brands listed here as Substitutes for A 2Z, which have same Fixed-Dose Combination of active substances or ingredients (i.e. Magnesium-1.5 mg Vit A-5000 iu Vit C-75 mg Vit E-15 iu Selenium-1.5 mg Beta Carotene-10 mg Zinc-7.5 mg Copper-1 mg).
Please note that one can request a doctor or pharmacist to substitute a FDC Brand Version of the prescribed FDC drug brand, if any. Fixed-Dose Combination Drugs are being increasingly used due to the benefit of the combined effects of active ingredients given together. However, it is necessary to investigate the possible benefits in the clinical situation against possible disadvantages for each fixed combination drug and for each dose of the fixed combination drug. Potential advantages of fixed combination drugs may also include the counteracting by one ingredient of an adverse reaction produced by another one, and simplification of therapy, leading to improved compliance.

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