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Plarica 800mg Tablet

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By FDC LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
171.20*
MRP 214.00
15% OFF
5% EXTRA
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Carica Papaya(800.0 Mg)
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AYURVEDIC

Medical Description

Plarica Tablet is used to increase the low blood platelet count that is associated with dengue fever. It contains extracts of leaves carica papaya commonly known as papaya. Carica papaya leaf extract ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Plarica 800mg Tablet

Plarica Tablet is used in thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) associated with dengue.
contraindications

Contraindications of Plarica 800mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to carica papaya or any ingredient of Plarica Tablet.
  • If you have any disorder related to the prostate gland or BPH (Benign prostatic hyperplasia).
  • If you are pregnant or planning to have a baby
sideEffects

Side effects of Plarica 800mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Plarica 800mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Plarica Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Plarica Tablet if you are pregnant or think may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Plarica Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Plarica Tablet without consulting your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Plarica Tablet?
A:
It is not expected that Plarica Tablet will affect your ability to drive, but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Plarica Tablet?
A:
There is no direct interaction of Plarica Tablet with alcohol. However, you should not consume alcohol when you have dengue fever.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, planning to have a kid or are breastfeeding. Do not take Plarica Tablet without consulting your doctor.
  • You have a bleeding disorder or are taking any blood-thinning medicines like Aspirin and Warfarin.
  • You have any existing medical conditions like diabetes, hypertension, kidney, liver or prostate problems or any other diseases, be sure to consult your doctor before starting Plarica Tablet.
  • You are taking Amiodarone (used to treat heart problems) or are on blood pressure medications or are on antibiotics.
  • You are on other medications, supplements or following any complementary or integrative health approaches.
  • You should not take Plarica Tablet if you are allergic to any of its components.
  • You are going to undergo any surgery or operation.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Plarica 800mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Blood platelet count in dengue fever is reduced due to the action of the dengue virus and it leads to reduced immunity as platelets play a major role in the body's defence mechanism.
  • Plarica Tablet contains leaf extract of Carica papaya, which is known to upregulate the action of two genes involved in the formation of platelets and thus increases platelet production in the body.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Plarica 800mg Tablet

  • Plarica Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew it.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Plarica 800mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Plarica Tablet should be used with caution if you are taking medicines for bleeding disorders such as Warfarin or Aspirin.
  • You may experience low blood sugar if you are taking anti-diabetic medicines.
  • Other medicines such as amiodarone and few antibiotics should be used cautiously when taking Plarica Tablet.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Plarica 800mg Tablet

  • Store Plarica Tablet in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of sight and reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Plarica 800mg Tablet

Overdose

If you have taken an excessive dose of Plarica Tablet, inform your doctor immediately or reach out to your nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you happen to miss any dose of Plarica Tablet, take it as soon as possible. If it's already time for the next dose, do not take a double dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does Plarica Tablet work?

A: Plarica Tablet contains carica papaya leaf extract, which is useful in increasing the low platelet count in dengue fever. It works by increasing the activity of certain genes that help in increasing the platelet formation.

Q: What are the side effects of Plarica Tablet?

A: You may sometimes experience a few side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and heartburn after taking Plarica Tablet.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Plarica Tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or any other disorders.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Plarica Tablet may interact with other medicines, hence inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbs.
  • Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine.
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 06:58 PM (IST)
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