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Purinetone 50 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Purinetone Tablet

Purinetone Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Intestinal ulcer
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Increased bilirubin in the blood
  • Low blood platelets
  • Increased transaminase level in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Purinetone Tablet

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. Purinetone 50 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Purinetone Tablet works

Purinetone 50 mg Tablet interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

Purinetone Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Purinetone 50 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Purinetone 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Purinetone 50 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Purinetone 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Purinetone 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Purinetone 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Purinetone 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Purinetone 50 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of cancer of the blood.
  • Take it with or without food.
  • Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood and urine tests done to monitor your blood cells, kidney and liver function during treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Purinetone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Lefsum, Lefunid
LIFE-THREATENING
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Urinol, Zeric, Seloric
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Topram, Rigapril, G Pril
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Purinetone

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suggest any medicine to recover from low haemoglobin .I have blood cancer and heart problems too. My haemoglobin remains between 8 - 10 .Suggest me some remedy to rise and maintain the minimum haemoglobin of 12 ?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Regularly take kwath of bhuiamla 20 ml twice, tablet abhrlauh 20 ml twice after meal
Medicine for first stage blood cancer
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Need to consult face to face , kindly consult to ayurvedic doctor at your local city.
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FAQs

Q. Is Purinetone a steroid?

No, Purinetone is not a steroid

Q. Is Purinetone safe?

Purinetone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does Purinetone affect fertility?

Purinetone may cause loss of fertility.

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50-AB, Government Industrial Estate, Charkop Naka, Kandivali West , Mumbai - 400067, Maharashtra, India
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