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Menevit

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Generic Name: Allium sativum oil; Alpha tocopherol; Ascorbic acid; Folic acid; Lycopene; Selenium; Zinc
Product Name: Menevit

Indication

Menevit may help support and balance normal male physiology and function. Specifically, it may support and maintain a man’s fertility and sperm health and may support conception.

Your doctor will be able to advise if this product is suitable for you. Consult your doctor before taking any medication or supplement.

Action

Menevit helps couples planning for pregnancy as it contains a specific formulation of vitamins that may help to support sperm health and hence help support pregnancy.

Dose advice

Menevit is a supplement and can only assist your health if dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. The supplement contains selenium. Do not exceed the recommended dose as taking too much selenium can cause poisoning. Keep the supplement out of reach of children.

The manufacturer recommends taking one tablet daily with food. However, you should take the dose recommended by your doctor.

Always read the label. If you have any queries about the correct way to use this product, please ask your doctor. Individual results may vary.

Precautions
Special care needs to be taken when using Menevit under certain conditions. Tell your doctor if:

  • You are taking warfarin;
  • You have any health conditions.


If you have any concerns, please speak with your doctor.


Pregnancy
There is no information regarding the safety of Menevit use by pregnant women. Menevit is a supplement designed to support male fertility and is not designed for to be used by women.


Breastfeeding
There is no information regarding the safety of Menevit use by breastfeeding women. Menevit is a supplement designed to support male fertility and is not designed for use in women.


Children
There is no information regarding the safety of Menevit in children. Menevit is a supplement designed to support male fertility and is not designed for use in children.

Schedule

Unscheduled. Menevit is a listed medicine in Australia.1

Common side effects

Menevit contains ingredients that have not been found to cause any side effects. However, side effects cannot be conclusively excluded. If you experience any troublesome or worrying side effects, please consult your doctor.

Allergies to the ingredients used in this product may still develop. Typical allergic symptoms include:

Seek urgent medical assistance if you experience:

  • Severe swelling;
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.


If you experience any symptoms that appear abnormal or unusual, please tell your doctor.

Uncommon side effects

Uncommon side effects are those that occur in less than 1% of consumers and may include the following:

  • Constipation
  • Mild reflux
  • Garlic taste in the mouth (garlic oil is one of the many ingredients in Menevit capsules)

References

  1. Menevit Tablets public summary: No. 141364 [online]. Woden, ACT: Therapeutic Goods Administration, eBS Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods Medicines; 30 May 2008. [cited 1 May 2011]. Available from: URL link
  2. Menevit Website. Bayer Healthcare. [cited May 1, 2011]. Available from: [URL Link]

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 3 October, 2008
Modified On: 23 October, 2012
Reviewed On: 23 October, 2012


Created by: myVMC