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CLOFOZINE 50MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 124.33 for 1 packet(s) (100 capsules each)
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Composition for CLOFOZINE

Clofazimine(50 mg)

food interaction for CLOFOZINE

alcohol interaction for CLOFOZINE

pregnancy interaction for CLOFOZINE

lactation interaction for CLOFOZINE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Clofozine 50mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Clofozine 50mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Clofozine 50mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CLOFOZINE

Clofazimine(50 mg)

Uses

Clofozine 50mg capsule is used in the treatment of leprosy.

How it works

Clofozine 50mg capsule 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 CLOFOZINE

3 Substitutes
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  • HANSEPRAN 50 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 1.44/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 14.38
    pay 16% more per capsule
  • FAZIM 50MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Lark Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.44/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 14.36
    pay 15% more per capsule
  • LEPROMINE 50MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    P & B Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 1.45/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 14.47
    pay 16% more per capsule

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Expert advice for CLOFOZINE

  • 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 27 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)