Biomus 5mg Capsule

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Composition for Biomus 5mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Biomus Capsule

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Uses of Biomus Capsule

Biomus 5mg Capsule is used for organ transplantation.
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Side effects of Biomus Capsule

Common

Headache, Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhoea, Renal dysfunction, Increased glucose level in blood, Tremor.

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How to use Biomus Capsule

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. Biomus 5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Biomus 5mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Biomus Capsule works

Biomus 5mg Capsule is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system.

In Depth Information on Biomus Capsule

Expert advice for Biomus Capsule

  • Biomus, like all immunosuppressants, increases the risk of infection and certain cancers. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illness.
  • Do not take a "live vaccine" while you are on Biomus. The live vaccine may not work well and may not fully protect you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Your doctor may ask to get Biomus blood concentration level, to avoid side effect due to high concentrations.
  • Your doctor may ask to get kidney function test done regularly to avoid kidney damage.
  • Biomus provide better survival and lower acute rejection rate.
  • Biomus offers many advantages over cyclosporin. Less frequent acute and chronic rejection, better absorption leading to earlier discharge from the hospital, fewer side effects and earlier weaning of most patients off corticosteroids doesn't cause hirsutism or gum overgrowth.
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Biomus Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Biomus Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biomus 5mg Capsule 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
Biomus 5mg Capsule 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
Biomus 5mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Biomus 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Biomus 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Biomus 5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Biomus 5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gero 80mg/2ml Injection, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tacrolimus, 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 about Biomus Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Tacrolimus

Q. Is tacrolimus nephrotoxic or cytotoxic?
Tacrolimus may cause destruction of certain types of cells (cytotoxic) and may impair kidney function (nephrotoxic). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is tacrolimus safe?
Yes. Tacrolimus is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does tacrolimus cause diabetes, hair loss, tiredness, or depression?
Tacrolimus may cause diabetes, hair loss, tiredness, or depression. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Q. Is tacrolimus a steroid?
Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug. It is not a steroid drug
Q. Is tacrolimus the same as Prograf?
Yes. Progarf is a branded form of tacrolimus available in the market
Q. Can I take tacrolimus with omeprazole?
Omeprazole may increase the blood levels of tacrolimus. It can be taken with omeprazole only if prescribed by your doctor
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