Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Composition for Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Primarily used for

Organ transplantation, Bone marrow transplantation, Rheumatoid arthritis
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Lactation
250.8
5 soft gelatin capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Psorid Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Uses of Psorid Soft Gelatin Capsule

Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin 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 Psorid Soft Gelatin 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 Psorid Soft Gelatin 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 Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule at a fixed time.

How Psorid Soft Gelatin Capsule works

Psorid 50mg soft gelatin capsule is an immunosuppressant that works by decreasing the activity of body's immune system.

In Depth Information on Psorid Soft Gelatin Capsule

Expert advice for Psorid Soft Gelatin Capsule

  • Psorid, 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 Psorid. 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 Psorid 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 Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin 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
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is usafe to use during lact
ation. 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 Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule alt
ers the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin 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
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin 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
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet

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 Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Cyclosporine

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