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Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT

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Store below 30°C

Introduction

Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT is a medicine used in the treatment of chronic iron overload caused by frequent blood transfusion. It helps remove the excess iron from the body and reduce the risk of it causing organ damage.

Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT should be taken on an empty stomach. Take it in the exact dose and duration and take it regularly at a fixed time each day to get the maximum benefit from it.

Using of Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT may cause common side effects such as nausea, headache, constipation, diarrhea, and increased liver enzyme. If the side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor.

Before using this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver diseases. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking to ensure your safety.

Uses of Oleptiss Tablet DT

Benefits of Oleptiss Tablet DT

In Treatment of Iron overload

Iron overload, as the name suggests, means excess of iron in the human body. Too much iron can cause organ damage, which can lead to conditions such as cancer, irregular heartbeat and cirrhosis of the liver. Symptoms are related to conditions that arise from iron overload such as high blood sugar levels (diabetes), darkening of the skin, abnormal heart rhythm or arthritis. By using Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT, this excess of iron can be decreased to safe levels by removing it from the body through stools. This helps to reduce the risk of organ damage and prevents further complications. Take Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT as prescribed by the doctor to get the maximum benefit.

Side effects of Oleptiss Tablet DT

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 Oleptiss

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Abdominal distension
  • Diarrhea

How to use Oleptiss Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT is to be taken empty stomach.

How Oleptiss Tablet DT works

Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT traps and removes excess iron which is then excreted mainly in the stools. This reduces the risk of organ damage.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT in these patients.

What if you forget to take Oleptiss Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT, 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT is used to reduce excess iron from the body.
  • Inform your doctor if you also have upper stomach pain, clay-colored stools, or jaundice (yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes).
  • Take an adequate amount of water while taking Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT. 
  • Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT may cause dizziness. It is advisable not to drive or operate any machinery until you feel normal again.
  • If you are taking any antacid, take them 2 hours before or after Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Triazole & benzoate derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED
Action Class
Iron chelating agents

Patient concerns

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Hello doctor I have thallassemia major since birth and due to iron overload of repetitive blood transfusion i have diagnosed with diabetes 3 yr ago -at the time of diabetes diagnosis my sugar level is 650 mg/dl. Now according to my case what could be the state of my diabetes type 1 or type 2 ?
Dr. Amit Modi
Paediatrics
Hello, Diabetes in thalassaemia is thought to be caused mainly by iron overload, from repeated blood transfusions, damaging the pancreas. Insulin secretion may be reduced, possibly because iron is directly toxic to the insulin producing pancreatic ?-cells. So it is type 1 DM .
Hello doctor i have thallasemia major since birth and due to iron overload of repetitive blood transfusions from this disease i was diagnosed with diabetes 2 yrs. ago Now my query is can i control my sugar by controlling iron/ferritin?
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Internal Medicine
No you have to take insulin or Oral hypoglycemic agents for it
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FAQs

Q. What is Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT used for?

Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT is used for removing excess iron from the body due to repeated blood transfusions in patients with beta thalassemia major (a blood disorder)

Q. How does Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT work?

Oleptiss 180mg Tablet DT works by binding to excess iron in the blood and removing it from the body through stool.

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