Thiotex & Thiotex Forte

Alpha Lipoic acid (R Isomer)

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Active ingredient

Alpha Lipoic acid (R Isomer)


• Diabetic Neuropathy & other types of Neuropathy:
- Acting as a potent antioxidant.
• Cataracts:
- Inhibits aldose reductase activity in the rat lens; and, in further animal studies, was found to inhibit cataract formation experimentally induced by buthionine sulfoxamine.

Dosage and Administration

• Dosage of Thiotex 300 mg is:
- 300 mg to be taken once or twice /day orally.
• Recommended therapeutic dosage of Thiotex Forte 600 mg is:
- 1800 mg/day (3 capsules x 600 mg) for the 1st 3 weeks, then 600 mg once/day taken orally.


See insert leaflet.

Side effects

Alpha Lipoic acid appears to be safe in the dosages generally prescribed clinically.

Drug Interaction

See insert leaflet.

Pregnancy and Lactation

There are not sufficient studies to guarantee safety for its use in pregnancy.

Warning and Precaution

See insert leaflet.

Package and Storage

Package: A box of 2 strips, each strip contains 10 capsules.

Mother Company

Manufactured by Marcyrl