The primary usage of Karela is to aid in metabolism of carbohydrates.
Following the dosage instructions of your doctor is the best way to use any medication. If you are unsure or do not remember the instructions then you may read the medicine label for more detailed information.
You may take one or two caps of Karela in a day.
Please drink a full glass of water with Karela.
It is very important that you complete the dosage schedule and do not interrupt it in between without seeking prior consultation from your doctor.
Taking your medication at the same time each day is a tried and tested method to avoid missing any doses.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Extracts of Karela has been used in natural medicines for its purifying qualities for a very long time. Karela functions as a blood purifier. Karela acts by activating the spleen and is hence a very potent cure for diabetes. Karela is famous for its healing capacity and is also categorized as purgative, appetizer, digestive, anti inflammatory and anti flatulent.
Despite your best attempts at remembering, if you still miss out on a dose, then take it as soon as you remember about it. But keep in mind that you will have to adjust your next dose by spacing it out by 4 to 5 hours. If this is not possible, then the best thing to do would be to skip the missed dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never try to compensate for the missed dose by taking a double dose together. It may cause adverse effects.
Store Karela at room temperature (read medicine label if unsure). Always keep it in a cool dark place that is not directly exposed to sources of heat or moisture and sunlight. Protect it from kids and pets.
It is advisable to not use Karela in patients with hypertension.