Altovis (Herb/Suppl)

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Suggested Dosing

AdultPediatric

1 caplet (728 mg) qAM after breakfast

Not recommended

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Suggested Uses

Fatigue

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Adverse Effects

Studies not conducted

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Warnings

Contraindications

Pregnancy, lactation

Cautions

Contains caffeine

Heart disease, high BP or nervous condition

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: X

Lactation: do not take if nursing

Pregnancy Categories

A: Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B: May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C: Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D: Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X: Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA: Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Kinetic info: studies not conducted

Mechanism of Action

Proprietary blend of green tea leaf extract, cordyceps extract, Eleutherococcus senticosus/Panax ginseng standardized extracts, vinpocetine, & octacosanol

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