FXR 5 Tablet

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FXR 5 Tablet is used in alone or in combination therapy to treat primary biliary cirrhosis. It helps improve the liver function by inhibiting the production of bile acid and increasing the removal of bile acid from the liver. This reduces the bile acid in the liver and hence prevents its toxic effects.

FXR 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. You should always complete the full course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished.

The most common side effects of this medicine include itching, fatigue, abdominal pain, rash, throat pain, dizziness, constipation, joint pain, eczema, and thyroid disorders. If you experience any of these side effects that does not resolve on its own or get worse, you should let your doctor.

Before taking the medicine, tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions. You should also let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking (if any), as they may affect or be affected by this medicine. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of FXR Tablet

  • Treatment of Primary biliary cirrhosis

Side effects of FXR Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of FXR

  • Itching
  • Fatigue
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash
  • Throat pain
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Joint pain
  • Eczema
  • Thyroid disorders

How to use FXR 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. FXR 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How FXR Tablet works

FXR 5 Tablet stimulates Farnesoid X receptor (FXR), a chemical that regulates synthesis and transport of bile acid, lipid metabolism and regulation of glucose levels. FXR 5 Tablet inhibits bile acid synthesis and increases bile acid secretions. This reduces the bile acid pool in the liver and hence prevents its toxic effects. Therefore, it helps to improve liver function.

Safety Advice

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with FXR 5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of FXR 5 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Information regarding the use of FXR 5 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether FXR 5 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
FXR 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of FXR 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
FXR 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of FXR 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Suffering from chronic liver parenchymal disease since last three months is it curable and what food habit will follow?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Liver cirrhosis can not be cured. Cause of liver cirrhosis needs to be worked up as well as upper GI endoscopy to look for varies. Avoid alcohol & pain killers .
attached is the report these are the medicines I've been taking: 1.udiplus 2.lecithin capsules - essential l 3.liv 52 ds since the last 10 days, the ggtp level is not going down from this level (84). what could be the reason?? is there any way or medicine to get it low?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Alcohol can be a reasonOr obstruction in the biliary pathway
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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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