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Soy Isoflavone is an active ingredient of soy protein. Soy Isoflavones are used for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, prophylaxis of osteoporosis in women, treatment of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and treatment of type-2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

No information available

Soy Isoflavone Indications / Soy Isoflavone Uses

No information available

Soy Isoflavone Adverse Reactions / Soy Isoflavone Side Effects

Soy Isoflavones can cause weight gain, nausea, gastritis, diarrhoea, hyperactivity, aggression, transient hair loss, hyperammonaemia, decreased platelet counts, ataxia, tremors, behavioural changes, tremors, bruising tendencies, vasculitis and allergic reactions.

Precautions

Soy Isoflavones are contraindicated in patients with breast cancer, cystic fibrosis, renal disorders, endometrial carcinoma, urinary bladder cancer, hypothyroidism, asthma and allergic rhinitis.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

Soy Isoflavones may interact with MAOIs, certain antibiotics, estrogen, tamoxifen, warfarin, CYP2C9 substrates such as Losartan and carvedilol.

Other Interactions

No information available

Dosage

For hypercholesterolemia (Adults):
Consider administration of 20-25 g/day of Soy Isoflavones.
For prophylaxis of osteoporosis (Adults):
Consider administration of 40 g/day of Soy Isoflavones
For treatment of menopausal symptoms:
Consider administration of 34-76 mg of Soy Isoflavones
For type-2 diabetes treatment in postmenopausal women:
Consider administration of 132 mg of Soy Isoflavones daily up to 12 weeks.

Food(before/after)

Soy Isoflavones can be taken before or after food intake

List of Contraindications

Soy Isoflavone and Pregnancy

Not classified under USFDA Pregnancy category. In recommended doses, Soy Isoflavones are likely safe during pregnancy.

Soy Isoflavone and Lactation

In recommended doses, Soy Isoflavones are likely safe during lactation.

Soy Isoflavone and Children

In recommended doses, Soy Isoflavones are likely safe in children.

Soy Isoflavone and Geriatic

No information available

Soy Isoflavone and Other Contraindications

No information available

Storage

No information available

Lab interference

No information available

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