Lepromine 100mg Capsule

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Composition for Lepromine 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Leprosy
21.56
₹2.16/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lepromine Capsule

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Uses of Lepromine Capsule

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

Common

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

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How to use Lepromine 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 Lepromine 100mg Capsule with food.

How Lepromine Capsule works

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

In Depth Information on Lepromine Capsule

Expert advice for Lepromine 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 Lepromine 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
Lepromine 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
Lepromine 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
Lepromine 100mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Lepromine 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lepromine 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 Lepromi
ne 100mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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