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Question: antiseizure drug and anemia


 POPO-BILLI - Fri May 08, 2009 2:05 pm

i have megaloblastic anemia due to deficiency of vitamin B12.
i am also on antiseizure drugs (dicorate 500) as previously i used to have headaches(with some signs of migraine). is it ok to take these medicines under deficiency of vit B12.
i am also vegetarian. can u please also what type of food should i eat?
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:41 am

User avatar Hello,As far as I know there are no contra indication to megaloblastic anaemia taking Dicorate500.Non meat sources of B12 would include milk,dairy products,yeast extract,breakfast cereals,and soya milk and cheese which you can add to your diet.I am not aware of food interactions to the drug except alcohol.The tablet is to be taken with food unless instructed otherwise by your physician.Do not miss your dose too.Ok?

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