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CLOFAZ 100MG SOFTGEL

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MRP: Rs. 26.25 for 1 strip(s) (10 soft gelatin capsules each)
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Composition for CLOFAZ

Clofazimine(100 mg)

food interaction for CLOFAZ

alcohol interaction for CLOFAZ

pregnancy interaction for CLOFAZ

lactation interaction for CLOFAZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Clofaz 100mg softgel with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Clofaz 100mg softgel 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Clofaz 100mg softgel is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CLOFAZ

Clofazimine(100 mg)

Uses

Clofaz 100mg softgel is used in the treatment of leprosy.

How it works

Clofaz 100mg softgel belongs to a class of drugs called leprostatics. It works by acting on the DNA of bacteria that causes leprosy.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite, Rash, Itching, Scaling of skin, Skin discolouration, Eye discolouration

SUBSTITUTES for CLOFAZ

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for CLOFAZ

  • Keep taking clofazimine for the full course of treatment, even if you begin to feel better after a few months.
  • Do not get exposed to sunlight even for a brief period of time as clofazimine may cause your skin to become more sensitive to sunlight.
  • Use of clofazimine may cause pink or red to brownish-black discoloration of the skin within few weeks.
  • Take precautions while taking clofazimine as it may cause some stomach upset, but on rare occasion it may also cause severe, sharp abdominal pain and burning.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as clofazimine may cause dizziness and drowsiness.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)