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Fazim 50 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction of Fazim Capsule

Fazim 50 mg Capsule belongs to a class of drugs known as anti leprotic medicines. It is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of leprosy. It works by stopping the growth of disease causing organisms in the body.

Fazim 50 mg Capsule should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience nausea, stomach-upset and vomiting as the side effects of this medicine. It may also discolour your skin, urine, saliva, tears and other body fluids. This is normally temporary and resolves once the treatment is completed. Please consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or persist for a longer duration.

Uses of Fazim Capsule

Fazim Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Scaling of skin
  • Skin discolouration
  • Eye discolouration

How to use Fazim Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fazim 50 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Fazim Capsule works

Fazim 50 mg Capsule stops the growth of bacteria in the body.

Fazim Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Fazim 50 mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fazim 50 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fazim 50 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Fazim 50 mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fazim 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fazim 50 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fazim 50 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Fazim 50 mg Capsule is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of leprosy.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with or just after meal.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may discolour your skin, urine, saliva, tears and other body fluids. This is normal and not harmful.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Fazim cause change in urine colour?

Yes, Fazim can cause a temporary change in the colour of urine, which will go away once the treatment is completed.

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