Psorid 100mg Strip Of 5 Capsules
Psorid 100mg Strip Of 5 Capsules

Psorid 100mg Strip Of 5 Capsules

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5 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Ciclosporin(100.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
IMMUNOSUPPRESSANT

Medical Description

Psorid 100 capsule is used to prevent the rejection of the transplanted organ by the body. Psorid 100 capsule contains cyclosporin as its active ingredients. This medicine acts by suppressing the body...
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Uses of Psorid 100 MG

Psorid 100 capsule is used to prevent the rejection of the transplanted organ by the body.

Contraindications of Psorid 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to cyclosporin or any of the ingredients of Psorid 100 capsule.
  • If you are taking medicines like St John's Wort (traditionally used in folk medicine).
  • If you are taking medicines such as dabigatran (used to prevent blood clots after surgery), bosentan, aliskiren (used to treat high blood pressure).

Side effects of Psorid 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Tremors
  • Fits
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Increased facial hair
  • Decreased white blood cells
  • Altered kidney function
  • Increased blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Psorid 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Psorid 100 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information regarding the safety of Psorid 100 capsule in pregnant women and its effect on the developing baby. This medicine may induce premature delivery in pregnant women. Hence, it is important to consult a doctor about the usage of this medicine if you plan to get pregnant or during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Psorid 100 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Psorid 100 capsule may pass into breastmilk and adversely affect your baby. Hence, do not use it if you are breastfeeding your baby. If this medicine has to be taken, breastfeeding the baby should be avoided. Lactating mothers should consult their doctor regarding the usage of this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Psorid 100 capsule?
A:
If you experience dizziness, fits, tremors after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Psorid 100 capsule?
A:
Psorid 100 capsule with alcohol may increase the side effects such as fits, brain injury, liver problems, tremors.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver disease, or any infection.
  • You have high blood pressure, altered electrolytes level.
  • You have a history of epilepsy (fits), gouty arthritis, psoriasis.
  • You are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or a breastfeeding mother.
  • You have a vaccination due.
  • You have a family history of cancer.
  • You experience any other side effect after taking this medicine.
  • You are 65 years or more.
  • Apply sunscreen lotion, and also avoid contact with direct sunlight or phototherapy while on this medicine.

Mode of Action of Psorid 100 MG

How Does It Work?

  • When there is an organ or graft transplant in any patient, the body takes the donor organ or graft as a foreign substance and tries to reject it by forming special cells against it. This process may l...
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  • Cyclosporin blocks the formation of these cells and prevents the rejection of transplanted tissue.
  • The immune system normally protects against microorganisms like bacteria and viruses. When it senses any foreign substances, it develops fighter cells to attack them.

Directions for Use of Psorid 100 MG

  • Take medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.
  • Do not break, crush or chew the medicine.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor advised by your doctor.

Interactions of Psorid 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Psorid capsule works, or the Psorid capsule itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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  • Concomitant use of cyclosporin with nifedipine (high blood pressure) might result in swollen gums that might grow over your teeth.

Interactions with food items

Do not take this medicine with grapefruit or grapefruit juice.

Storage and disposal of Psorid 100 MG

  • Store below 30°C in the original package.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Psorid 100 MG

Overdose

Excess of Psorid capsule may cause vomiting, dizziness, increased heartbeat, severe headache and damage to kidneys. If you have taken too much of this medicine, inform your doctor and reach out to the...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Do not stop ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of the Psorid 100 capsule?

A: Psorid capsule is used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation in the patient.

Q: How does Psorid 100 capsule work?

  • Ciclosporin blocks the formation of these cells and prevents the rejection of transplanted tissue.
  • The immune system normally protects against microorganisms like bacteria and viruses. When it senses any foreign substances, it develops fighter cells to attack them.

Q: Can I use Psorid 100 capsule with my blood pressure medicine?

A: Inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking before starting Psorid 100 capsule. Based on the medical history provided he might suggest to you the appropriate dose and medicine required.
Product Details
Brand
PSORID
Expires on or After
29/06/2023

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ContainsCiclosporin(100.0 Mg)
UsesOrgan transplant
Side effectHeadache, tremors, hypertension, decreased white blood cells, increased facial hair
Last Updated on: 24 Apr 2021 | 12:57 PM (IST)
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