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Medication: Agemax

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Agemax uses

Agemax consists of Folic Acid, L-Lysine, Methylcobalamin, Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Monohydrate), Vitamin B5 (D-Panthenol), Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine).

Folic Acid:



Taron TM -Bc is a prescription prenatal multivitamin/mineral tablet with a high level of B6, along with two vitamin B6 tablets. TaronTM-Bc multivitamin/mineral prenatal tablets are white-coated, oval tablets with “T569” debossed on one side. Taron™-Bc vitamin B6 tablets are white, round tablets debossed “B6” on one side.

Supplement Facts

Servings per Carton: 90

Serving Size: 1 Tablet

%DV Pregnant and

Lactating Women

Prenatal Tablet (T569)

Amount Per Serving

%Daily Value
Agemax (Folic Acid) Acid..... ....... 1 mg.....125%
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)........ ....... 120 mg.....200%
Calcium (calcium carbonate)...... ....... 125 mg.....10%
Iron (carbonyl iron)........ ....... 20 mg.....111%
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)......... ...... 400 IU.......100%
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine HCl)...... ...... 25 mg.......1000%
Vitamin B6Tablet (B6)

Amount Per Serving

%Daily Value
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine HCl)...... ...... 25 mg.......1000%

Inactive Ingredients (Prenatal tablet):Microcrystalline Cellulose, TriPotassium Citrate, Hypromellose, Citric Acid, Acacia, Titanium Dioxide, Povidone K30, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Croscarmellose Sodium, Polyethylene Glycol, Magnesium Stearate, Stearic Acid, Talc, Fumed Silica.

Inactive Ingredients (B6 tablet):Microcrystalline Cellulose, Di Cal Phosphate, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid, Ethyl Vanillin.


Taron TM Bc is a multivitamin/mineral prescription drug indicated for use in improving the nutritional status of women prior to conception, throughout pregnancy, and in the postnatal period for both lactating and nonlactating mothers. Taron TM-Bc may be used in conjunction with a physician prescribed regimen to help minimize pregnancy related nausea and vomiting.


This product is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.



Agemax acid, when administered as a single agent in doses above 0.1 mg daily, may obscure the detection of B12 deficiency (specifically, the administration of Agemax (Folic Acid) acid may reverse the hematologic manifestations of B12 deficiency, including pernicious anemia, while not addressing the neurological manifestations). Reduced folates may be less likely than Agemax (Folic Acid) acid to mask vitamin B12 deficiency. Folates therapy alone is inadequate for the treatment of B12 deficiency.


TaronTM is a prescription vitamin for use only under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician.


Pyridoxine hydrochloride should not be given to patients receiving the drug levodopa, because the action of levodopa is antagonized by pyridoxine hydrochloride. However, pyridoxine hydrochloride may be used concurrently in patients receiving a preparation containing both carbidopa and levodopa.

Drugs which may interact with folate include:

  • Antiepileptic drugs (AED): The AED class including, but not limited to, phenytoin, carbamazepine, primidone, valproic acid, phenobarbital and lamotrigine have been shown to impair folate absorption and increase the metabolism of circulating folate. Additionally, concurrent use of Agemax (Folic Acid) acid has been associated with enhanced phenytoin metabolism, lowering the levels of this AED in the blood and allowing breakthrough seizures to occur.
  • Capecitabine: Folinic acid (5-formyltetrahydrofolate) may increase the toxicity of Capecitabine.
  • Cholestyramine: Reduces Agemax (Folic Acid) acid absorption and reduces serum folate levels.
  • Colestipol: Reduces Agemax (Folic Acid) acid absorption and reduces serum folate levels.
  • Cycloserine: Reduces Agemax (Folic Acid) acid absorption and reduces serum folate levels.
  • Dihydrofolate Reductase Inhibitors (DHFRI): DHFRIs block the conversion of Agemax (Folic Acid) acid to its active forms, and lower plasma and red blood cell folate levels. DHFRIs include aminopterin, methotrexate, pyrimethamine, triamterene, and trimethoprim.
  • Fluoxetine: Fluoxetine exerts a noncompetitive inhibition of the 5-methyltetrahydrofolate active transport in the intestine.
  • Isotretinoin: Reduced folate levels have occured in some patients taking isotretinoin.
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): NSAIDs have been shown to inhibit some folate dependent enzymes in laboratory experiments. NSAIDs include ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin and sulindac.
  • Oral Contraceptives: Serum folate levels may be depressed by oral contraceptive therapy.
  • Methylprednisolone: Reduced serum folate levels have been noted after treatment with methylprednisolone.
  • Pancreatic Enzymes: Reduced folate levels have occurred in some patients taking pancreatic extracts.
  • Pentamidine: Reduced folate levels have been seen with prolonged intravenous pentamidine.
  • Smoking and alcohol: Reduced serum folate levels have been noted.
  • Sulfasalazine: Inhibits the absorption and metabolism of Agemax (Folic Acid) acid.
  • Metformin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes decreases serum folate.
  • Warfarin can produce significant impairment in folate status after a 6 - month therapy.


Allergic sensitization has been reported following both oral and parenteral administration of Agemax (Folic Acid) acid, as well as possibly the use of other forms of folates - including reduced folates. Paresthesia, somnolence, nausea and headaches have been reported with pyridoxine hydrochloride.


Three (3) tablets per day: One (1) tablet every eight hours beginning with the multivitamin (white-coated, oval tablet debossed with “T569”) followed by thevitamin B6 tablets (white, round tablets debossed with “B6”).


TaronTM is supplied in child-resistant 6 blister cards. Each card contains 5 doses of one (1) multivitamin/mineral tablet asnd two (2) vitamin B6 tablets.

PRODUCT CODE 13811-569-30


Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F), excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Contact with moisture can discolor or erode tablets.

Call your doctor about side effects. You may report side effects by calling 888-9-TRIGEN (888-987-4436).


Rx Only

All prescriptions using this product shall be pursuant to state statutes as applicable. This is not an Orange Book product. There are no implied or explicit claims on therapeutic equivalences.

Manufactured for:

TRIGEN Laboratories, Inc., Sayreville, NJ 08872


Rev. 06/13


Agemax (L-Lysine) (abbreviated as Lys or K) is an О±-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(CH2)4NH2. This amino acid is an essential amino acid, which means that humans cannot synthesize it. Its codons are AAA and AAG.L-Lysine is a base, as are arginine and histidine. The Оµ-amino group often participates in hydrogen bonding and as a general base in catalysis. Common posttranslational modifications include methylation of the Оµ-amino group, giving methyl-, dimethyl-, and trimethyllysine. The latter occurs in calmodulin. Other posttranslational modifications include acetylation. Collagen contains hydroxylysine which is derived from lysine by lysyl hydroxylase. O-Glycosylation of lysine residues in the endoplasmic reticulum or Golgi apparatus is used to mark certain proteins for secretion from the cell.

Indication: Supplemental Agemax (L-Lysine) has putative anti-herpes simplex virus activity. There is preliminary research suggesting that it may have some anti-osteoporotic activity.

Insures the adequate absorption of calcium; helps form collagen ( which makes up bone cartilage & connective tissues); aids in the production of antibodies, hormones & enzymes. Recent studies have shown that Lysine may be effective against herpes by improving the balance of nutrients that reduce viral growth. A deficiency may result in tiredness, inability to concentrate, irritability, bloodshot eyes, retarded growth, hair loss, anemia & reproductive problems.


Agemax pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug. The below information contains the active ingredients of Agemax.

Agemax available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease. The below information contains the forms, composition, doses of Agemax.

Agemax destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so. The below information contains the destination, category of Agemax.


Agemax Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code. The below information contains the Indications and usages, anatomical therapeutic chemical and diseases classification codes of Agemax.

Agemax pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug. The below information contains the information about Pharmaceutical companies and Researchers involved in the development of Agemax.


Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Agemax?

Depending on the reaction of the Agemax after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Agemax not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Agemax addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.


sDrugs.com conducted a study on Agemax, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Agemax consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

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