Asunra 400mg Tablet

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Asunra 400mg Tablet

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₹137.83/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Asunra Tablet

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Uses of Asunra Tablet

Asunra 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of iron overload and transfusion dependent thalassemia.
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Side effects of Asunra Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Rash, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Itching, Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal distension, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Asunra Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Asunra 400mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Asunra Tablet works

Asunra 400mg tablet traps and removes excess iron which is then excreted mainly in the stools. This reduces the risk of organ damage.

In Depth Information on Asunra Tablet

Expert advice for Asunra Tablet

  • Always take deferasirox tablet on an empty stomach by dissolving into a glass of water.
  • Do not chew, crush, break or swallow the tablets as a whole.
  • Deferasirox may cause dizziness. It is advisable not to drive or operate any machinery until you feel normal again.
  • Avoid taking deferasirox if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Asunra 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Asunra 400mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Asunra 400mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Asunra 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Asunra 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Asunra 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asunra 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Asunra 400mg Tablet in these patients.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Deferasirox, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Asunra 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Deferasirox

Asunra is used for removing excess iron from the body due to repeated blood transfusions in patients with beta thalassemia major (a blood disorder)
Asunra works by binding to excess iron in the blood and removing it from the body through stool.

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