Clofozine 100mg Capsule

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AstraZeneca

Composition for Clofozine 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Leprosy
204.28
₹2.04/Capsule
100 capsules in 1 box
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Medicine Overview of Clofozine Capsule

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Uses of Clofozine Capsule

Clofozine 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of leprosy.
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Side effects of Clofozine Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Clofozine 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. It is better to take Clofozine 100mg Capsule with food.

How Clofozine Capsule works

Clofozine 100mg capsule stops the growth of bacteria in the body.

In Depth Information on Clofozine Capsule

Expert advice for Clofozine Capsule

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Clofozine 100mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clofozine 100mg 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
CAUTION
Clofozine 100mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Clofozine 100mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Clofozine 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clofozine 100mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Clofozi
ne 100mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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