PALOZAC 0.50MG CAPSULE

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for PALOZAC 0.5MG CAPSULE

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₹19.0/capsule
5 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for PALOZAC

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of PALOZAC CAPSULE

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Uses of PALOZAC CAPSULE

Palozac 0.50mg capsule is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.
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Side effects of PALOZAC CAPSULE

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Fatigue, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Injection site allergic reaction, Constipation.

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How to use PALOZAC 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 Palozac 0.50mg capsule at a fixed time.

How PALOZAC CAPSULE works

Palozac 0.50mg capsule inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

In Depth Information on PALOZAC CAPSULE

Expert advice for PALOZAC CAPSULE

  • Take Palonosetron 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Palonosetron, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Palonosetron is used for a short duration, for e.g. 6 -10 days, the risk of side-effects is minimal (well-tolerated).
  • You can use oral disintegrating film/strip (medicated strip that dissolves when comes in contact with a wet surface) form of the Palonosetron if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Palonosetron in the form of oral disintegrating film/strip:
    • Make sure your hands are dry.
    • Immediately place the film/strip on the top of the tongue.
    • The film/strip will dissolve in seconds and you can swallow it with your saliva.
    • You do not need to drink water or other liquids to swallow the film/strip.
Warnings
Special precautions for PALOZAC 0.50MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Palozac 0.50mg capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Palozac 0.50mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION, BENADRYL DR DRY COUGH ACTIVE RELIEF SYRUP, HYTRAM 100MG INJECTION, POSTADOL 100MG INJECTION

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Palonosetron, 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 PALOZAC 0.5MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Palonosetron

Q. What is palonosetron HCl?
Palonosetron hydrochloride or palonosetron is a serotonin (5HT3) antagonist
Q. What is it used for?
Palonosetron hydrochloride or palonosetron is a serotonin (5HT3) antagonist used to prevent moderate to severe nausea and vomiting induced by cancer chemotherapy. It may also be used to prevent nausea and vomiting for up to 24 hours following a surgery (postoperative nausea and vomiting)
Q. How does palonosetron work?
Palonosetron belongs to a class of antiemetic medications called serotonin (5HT3) antagonists. It binds to special sites called serotonin 5HT3 receptors and blocks the action of serotonin, a naturally released chemical in the body that triggers nausea and vomiting.

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