Graftin 25mg Capsule

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Graftin 25mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Organ transplantation, Bone marrow transplantation, Rheumatoid arthritis
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Lactation
166.27
₹33.25/Capsule
5 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Graftin Capsule

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Uses of Graftin Capsule

Graftin 25mg Capsule is used for organ transplantation, bone marrow transplantation, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, nephrotic syndrome, uveitis and atopic dermatitis.
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Side effects of Graftin Capsule

Common

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Increased hair growth, Increased blood pressure, Renal dysfunction, Loss of appetite, Diarrhoea, Tremor.

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How to use Graftin 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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Graftin 25mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Graftin Capsule works

Graftin 25mg capsule is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system.

In Depth Information on Graftin Capsule

Expert advice for Graftin Capsule

  • Graftin, like all immunosuppressants, increases the risk of infection and certain cancers. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illness.
  • Do not receive a "live vaccine" while you are using Graftin. The live vaccine may not work well and may not fully protect you.
  • It may cause unwanted side effects like kidney damage, tremor, hirsutism, hypertension, and gum hyperplasia.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Your doctor may ask to get Graftin blood concentration level, to avoid side effect due to high concentrations.
  • Your doctor may ask to get kidney function test done regularly to avoid kidney damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Graftin 25mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Graftin 25mg 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
UNSAFE
Graftin 25mg Capsule is usafe to use during lactation. Data
suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
It is not known whether Graftin 25mg Capsule alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Graftin 25mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Graftin 25mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Graftin 25mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Graftin 25mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Genticyn 80mg Injection, Olsertain 40mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cyclosporine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Graftin 25mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Cyclosporine

No, Graftin is not cytotoxic.
No, Graftin is not a steroid or sulfa drug, but a cyclic peptide isolated from fungal source
No, Graftin is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth contro
No, Graftin has no known effects on weight gain, constipation or hair loss.
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