Certican 0.75mg Tablet

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Certican 0.75mg Tablet

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2516
₹251.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Certican Tablet

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Uses of Certican Tablet

Certican 0.75mg Tablet is used in breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, lung cancer and kidney cancer.
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Side effects of Certican Tablet

Common

Weakness, Sinus inflammation, Infection, Fever, Cough, Fatigue, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Otitis media (infection of ear), Diarrhoea, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Certican 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Certican 0.75mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Certican Tablet works

Certican 0.75mg tablet suppresses the activity of body's immune system and prevents rejection of the transplanted organ.

In Depth Information on Certican Tablet

Expert advice for Certican Tablet

  • Do not start everolimus and consult your doctor if you have liver problems, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, had a recent surgery or have unhealed wound after surgery, have infection, previously had hepatitis, are pregnant or breast-feeding or have intolerance to some sugars.
  • Seek medical advice if you have increased thirst or increased frequency of urination, if you get any infection, suffer from shortness of breath, cough or fever, need to receive any vaccination after taking everolimus.
  • Everolimus may affect male or female fertility; consult your doctor if you are planning to have a child.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking everolimus as it may cause fatigue.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Certican 0.75mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Certican 0.75mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Certican 0.75mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As fatigue is a common side effect with Certican 0.75mg Tablet and this may affect your ability to drive
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Kidney
SAFE
Certican 0.75mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Certican 0.75mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Certican 0.75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Certican 0.75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Certican 0.75mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Certican 0.75mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Everolimus

Certican is a targeted therapy drug (mTOR inhibitor) and not a traditional chemotherapeutic agent
Certican is not cytotoxic, it is a biological therapy for breast cancer
Certican is administered 10 mg once daily orally as tablet with a glass of water
Generally Certican works for about 30 hours, however it may depend on the individual taking the medicine.
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