Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the recommended serving size?

Adults and kids over 12 years old can take one effervescent tablet per day. (Effervescent means the Berocca tablet will dissolve and make your drink fizzy. It’s fun to watch, too!)

Puwedeng uminom ng isang effervescent Berocca tablet kada araw ang mga 12 years old pataas. (Ang ibig sabhiin ng effervescent ay matutunaw at pabubulain ng Berocca tablet ang inumin mo. Masaya rin panoorin yung pagbula!)

2. Can I take Berocca daily?

Definitley! You can take Berocca to help you improve your mental and physical performance, so that you can be ready for anything.

Oo naman! Puwede inumin ang Berocca araw-araw para tulungang mapabuti ang mental at physical performance mo at mas game ka sa kahit na ano.

3. Can Berocca be taken daily with another multivitamin/medicine?

You should consult your doctor before taking Berocca with another multivitamin or supplement. Like your parents always say: Better safe than sorry!

Mas maigi nang magtanong sa doktor bago isabay ang Berocca sa ibang multivitamin o supplement. Sabi nga ng mga magulang: Mabuti na ‘yun sigurado!

4. Can I take more than one tablet daily?

The recommended dose is just one tablet a day.

One tablet a day lang po ang recommended dose ng Berocca.

5. What should you do if you miss a dose?

No need to panic. You can take your next dose of Berocca at the usual time you normally would. Remember: the recommended dosage is one tablet per day.

‘Wag mag-alala. Inumin mo lang ang Berocca sa susunod na oras na karaniwan mo siyang iniinom. Paalala: Isang tablet lang bawa’t araw lang ang kailangan mo.

6. What is the best time of day to take Berocca?

Any time is the best time! But if we were you, we’d take Berocca first thing in the morning to help keep your energy at peak level throughout the day.

Kahit anong oras, puwede! Pero kung ako sa’yo, inumin mo siya sa umaga para mas magka-energy sa kabuoan ng araw mo.

7. Is Berocca suitable for children?

Berocca is suitable for children 12 years old and above. However, kids below 12 will just have to wait until they’re old enough to take Berocca.

Puwede ang Berocca sa mga batang 12 years old pataas. Hindi nga lang recommended ang Berocca para sa mas bata sa 12 years old.

8. Is Berocca suitable for pregnant women/lactating mothers?

It is recommended to consult your doctor first, because the vitamins and minerals in Berocca will likely appear in your breast milk.

Inirerekomenda na kumunsulta muna sa iyong doktor, dahil ang vitamins at minerals ng Berocca ay maaaring lumabas din sa iyong breast milk.

9. Can those with hyperacidity take Berocca?

Berocca may cause gastric discomfort for those with hyperacidity. However, this effect may ease a bit if you take Berocca with a meal. We suggest that you talk to your doctor first so you can keep your hyperacidity in check.

‘Wag mag-alala, at puwede namang iwasan ang pagsama ng pakiramdam kung inumin ang Berocca pagkatapos mong kumain. Pero mas mabuti pa rin kung konsultahin ang iyong doktor para maagapan ang hyperacidity mo.

10. Is Berocca good for those with hypertension/diabetes/heart disease?

At the moment, there are no studies that show the effects of Berocca on people with hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. As such, we suggest you consult your doctor first.

Sa ngayon, wala pang studies na pinapakita ang effects ng Berocca sa mga may hypertension, diabetes, at heart disease. Konsultahin muna ang iyong doktor para makasiguro na puwede kang uminom ng Berocca.

11. Is it okay to take Berocca if you have other medical conditions like UTI?

While Berocca isn’t known to have negative side effects on people with urinary tract infection, we suggest you play it safe. If you are currently taking other medication, are on a restricted diet, or require special medical care, ask your team of doctors before adding Berocca to your daily routine.

Habang wala pang natagpuang negatibong epekto ang Berocca sa mga may urinary tract infection, maging safe na lang rin tayo. Kung may iniinom ka na ibang gamot, may restricted diet, o sumasailalim sa special medical care, tanungin muna ang mga doktor bago idagdag ang Berocca sa iyong routine.

12. Can I take Berocca while taking other medication?

The golden rule when taking other medications is this: Ask your doctor’s permission before taking Berocca.

Bago uminom ng ibang gamot, sundin ang golden role: humingi ng permiso sa doktor bago uminom ng Berocca.

13. When shouldn’t you take Berocca?

Unfortunately, those with the following conditions should not take Berocca:
a. Hypersensitivity to any of the active substances or to any of the excipients of Berocca.
b. Severe renal insuffiency
c. Nephrolithiasis/kidney stones or history of nephrolithiasis
d. Hyperoxaluria
e. Hypercalcemia
f. Severe hypercalciuria
g. Phenylketonuria

Sa kasamaang-palad, hindi puwedeng uminom ng Berocca ang mga may sumusunod na karamdaman:

a. Hypersensitivity to any of the active substances or to any of the excipients of Berocca.
b. Severe renal insuffiency
c. Nephrolithiasis/kidney stones or history of nephrolithiasis
d. Hyperoxaluria
e. Hypercalcemia
f. Severe hypercalciuria
g. Phenylketonuria

14. Does Berocca have side effects? Wala po bang side effect yung Berocca?

Berocca Performance has been around since 1998 in many countries as a food supplement or OTC. Bayer does continuous safety monitoring and no major safety issues have been reported. However, minor side effects reported include gastrointestinal disorders, immune system disorders, nervous system disorders, renal/kidney and urinary disorders. If you need more information, please consult your doctor.

Ang Berocca Performance ay binebenta bilang food supplement o OTC sa iba’t-ibang bansa mula 1998. Ang Bayer ay patuloy na sumusubaybay at wala namang naiulat na issue tungkol sa kaligtasan. Ngunit, ilan sa mga minor side effects nito ay gastrointestinal disorders, immune system disorders, nervous system disorders, renal/kidney and urinary disorders. Para sa karagdagang impomasyon, konsultahin ang iyong doktor.

15. Is Berocca suitable for vegetarians/vegans?

Yes, it is! We’re proud to say that Berocca does not contain any ingredients taken from animals.

Oo naman! Maipagmamalaki namin na walang kahit anong ingredient ang Berocca na galing sa hayop.

16. Are there any drug interactions with Berocca?

Yes, medical literature reports many potential interactions between single ingredients. As such, patients who take other medication or those under special medical care should consult their doctor before taking Berocca.

Maraming pag-aaral na iniuulat ang potential interactions ng mga single ingredients. Kaya sa mga pasyente na umiinom ng ibang gamot, kailangan muna nilang kumonsulta sa doktor bago sila uminom ng Berocca.

17. Does Berocca contain sugar? Is it suitable for diabetics?

Berocca contains a combination of sugar substitutes, namely aspartame and acesulfame potassium. Please consult a doctor to make sure these ingredients are acceptable for diabetics.

Mayroong sugar substitutes ang Berocca tulad ng aspartame at acesulfame potassium. Kausapim muna ang doktor para matiyak kung puwede ang mga ingredients na ‘to sa mga may diabetes.

18. Is aspartame safe?

Yes, aspartame is considered safe by a number of national and international organizations, including the FAO/WHO, Committee of Experts on Food Additives (JECFA), and, at EU level, by the Scientific Committee on Food. In fact, directive 94/35/EC of the European Parliament , adopted on June 30, 1994, approves the use of sweeteners in food. Today, more than 90 countries use these sweeteners.

According to JECFA (1980), here’s the Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) of aspartame for humans: 40 mg/kg body weight/day.

For K-Acesulfame, the acceptable daily intake is 0-15 mg/kg. Each Berocca tablet contains 25mg aspartame and 20mg acesulfame, both of which are safely below the ADIs.

Safe ang aspartame ayon na sa ilang national at international organizations, kabilang na rito ang FAO/WHO, Committee of Experts on Food Additives (JECFA), at Scientific Committee on Food ng EU. Alinsunod sa directive 94/35/EC ng European Parliament, na naitaguyod noong June 30, 1994, maaaring gamitin ang sweeteners sa pagkain. Mahigit 90 na bansa ang gumagamit ng mga sweeteners na ito.

Ayon naman sa JECFA (1980), ito ang Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) ng aspartame sa mga tao: 40mg/kg timbang ng katawan kada araw. Para sa K-Acesulfame, ang ADI ay 0-15 mg/kg. May 25mg aspartame at 20mg acesulfame ang Berocca na parehong mas mababa sa ADI.

19. Does Berocca contain caffeine?

No, Berocca does not contain caffeine or other aritifical stimulants.

Walang caffeine o mga artificial stimulants ang Berocca.

20. Is Berocca gluten-free?

You bet it is!

Oo naman!

21. Does Berocca contain yeast?

No, it doesn’t.

Wala itong yeast o lebadura.

22. Does Berocca contain lactose?

Good news for lactose-intolerant people: Berocca is lactose-free! However, it does contain a combination of aspartame and acesulfame potassium as artificial sweeteners.

Good news para sa mga lactose-intolerant: lactose-free ang Berocca! Ngunit, meron itong kombinasyon ng artifical sweeteners na aspartame at acesulfame potassium.

23. Does Berocca contain peanuts?

Berocca has zero traces of peanut.

‘Wag mag-alala, dahit walang laman na peanut ang Berocca.

24. Did Berocca conduct any studies to confirm the benefits of Berocca?

Yes, Bayer has performed several studies confirming the benefits of Berocca, with its water-soluble B-complex vitamins,
vitamin C and the minerals calcium, magnesium and zinc. Every glass of refreshing and bubbly Berocca is proven to have
positive effects on brain function, mental performance and physical performance with proper diet, rest and exercise.

Oo, may ilang pag-aaral na ang Bayer na kinukumpirma ang mga benepisyo ng Berocca, kasama na ang water-soluble
B-complex vitamins nito, vitamin C at mga mineral gaya ng calcium, magnesium at zinc. Bawat baso ng masarap at bubbly
na Berocca ay napatunayan nang may mga positibong epekto sa brain function, mental performance at physical
performance kasama ng tamang diyeta, pahinga at ehersisyo.

25. Is it normal that the color of urine changes with Berocca?

Yes, the slightly yellow discoloration in your urine comes from vitamin B2 in Berocca. No need to worry, though, as this is completely harmless and goes away after you stop taking Berocca.

Oo, ang mapapansin na kaunting paninilaw sa ihi mo ay dulot ng vitamin B2 sa Berocca. ‘Wag mag-alala, dahil wala naman itong masamang epekto at nawawala siya pagkatigil mong unimom ng Berocca.

26. Is it possible to have diarrhea/nausea/ abdominal pain/constipation with Berocca?

While these gastointestinal issues have been reported, we still can’t say for certain how often of under what conditions thay may occur.

Naireport na ang mga gastrointestinal issues na ito, ngunit hindi pa namin masabi kung anong nagdudulot or gaano kadalas mangyari ito.

27. How should I store Berocca?

It’s best to store Berocca in a cool, dry place. Make sure to keep the Orange variant in temperatures not exceeding 30˚C and the Citrus and Mixed Berries variants in temperatures not exceeding 25˚C.

Mas maiging ilagay ang Berocca sa malamig at tuyo na lugar. Siguraduhing ilagay ang Orange variant sa temperaturang hindi hihigit sa 30˚C at ang Citrus pati Mixed Berries na variants sa hindi hihigit sa 25˚C.

28. Where can I find the expiration date on the tube?

No need for a magnifying glass. You can find the expiration date on the side of the box and on the bottom of each tube.

Madali lang hanapin ‘to kahit walang magnifying glass. Matatagpuan ang expiration date sa gilid ng kahon at ilalim ng bawat tube.

29. What should you do when you have taken more than the recommended dosage?

If you happen to take more than one dose at a time, stop immediately and be sure to consult your doctor if you experience some symptoms.

Kung napasobra ka sa recommended dosage, huminto kaagad at konsultahin mo ang iyong doktor kung sakaling may maranasan kang mga sintomas.

30. How many calories does Berocca have?

A Berocca tablet contains just 8 calories.

8 calories lang ang laman ng isang Berocca tablet.

31. Can an effervescent tablet be taken without water?

It’s hard to enjoy Berocca without water. No fizzing, no fun! Here’s how to take Berocca:

Mahirap ma-enjoy ang Berocca nang walang tubig. Kapag walang fizz, walang fun! Ganito ang tamag paraan ng pag-inom ng Berocca:


32. What does Berocca contain?

Berocca contains:

Ito ang mga nilalaman ng Berocca:

Ascorbic acid (Vit. C) 500 mg
Calcium (as calcium carbonate and calcium pantothenate) 100 mg
Magnesium (as magnesium carbonate and magnesium sulfate dihydrate) 100 mg
Nicotinamide (Vit. B3) 50 mg
Pantothenic acid (Vit. B5) (as calcium pantothenate) 23 mg
Thiamine hydrochloride (Vit. B1) 15 mg
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) (as riboflavin sodium phosphate) 15 mg
Pyroxide hydrochloride (Vit. B6) 10 mg
Zinc (as zinc citrate trihydrate) 10 mg
Folic acid 400 mcg
Biotin (Vit. H) 150 mcg
Cyanpcobalamin (Vit. B12) 10 mcg

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