Psorid 25mg Strip Of 5 Capsules
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Psorid 25 MG Description
Psorid 25mg capsule is intended to prevent any new organ rejection in your body. The drug mainly prevents the rejection of any new kidney or liver transplant. Do not take more than the prescribed dos
e. If you observe any severe side effects, contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital. Store the medication in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture. Before starting the treatment, give a detailed account of your medical history and current medications.
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|Uses||prevent organ rejection|
|Side effects||diarrhoea, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, renal dysfunction|
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Uses of Psorid 25 MG
- Prevent organ rejection
Contraindications of Psorid 25 MG
- Allergy to cyclosporine
- Allergy to castor oil
- Liver or kidney dysfunction
Side effects of Psorid 25 MG
- High blood pressure
- Renal function alteration
- Loss of appetite
Precautions and Warnings of Psorid 25 MG
Can a Psorid capsule be taken during pregnancy?
The medication is unsafe in pregnancy, as it can show harmful effects on the developing baby. Consult your doctor for a risk-benefit assessment.
Can we take the Psorid capsule during breastfeeding?
The medication can cause toxic effects on the baby as it can pass to the breast milk. Therefore, it is not advisable to use this medication during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have taken the Psorid capsule?
This medication can cause dizziness as a side effect; hence, driving is not advisable.
Can I consume alcohol after taking the Psorid capsule?
There is no evidence of data on using this medication and alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You are allergic to cyclosporine or castor oil
- You have liver or kidney disease
- You have heart diseases
- You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medication, vitamins or minerals
Mode of Action of Psorid 25 MG
How Does It Work?
Psorid capsule contains cyclosporine, which is a potent immunosuppressive agent. The medication tends to act by inhibiting the allergic and immunological responses after the organ transplant. The drug mainly works on the interleukin-2, T-cell growth factors and the T-helper cells to prevent organ rejection....
Directions for Use of Psorid 25 MG
- Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor
- Do not chew, crush or break the capsule in half
- Swallow the capsule as a whole with a glass of water
- Do not stop the medication treatment if your symptoms decrease
- Do not open the capsule or remove the content of the capsules
Interactions of Psorid 25 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Avoid this medication if you have taken any viral vaccines, rifampin, or simvastatin
- Convulsion can be seen if this medication is used along with methylprednisolone
- Drugs like ciprofloxacin, melphalan, amphotericin B, cimetidine, and tacrolimus can potentiate renal dysfunction when used along with cyclosporine
- Medications like diltiazem, verapamil, fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, azithromycin, and methylprednisolone can increase the cyclosporine concentrations in the body
- HIV protease inhibitor like indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, and saquinavir can potentially increases the concentrations of cyclosporine
- Boceprevir can increase the plasma concentration of cyclosporine when used in combination
- Digoxin when used along with cyclosporine, can cause digitalis toxicity
- Myotoxicity can be seen when cyclosporine is used with statins like simvastatin, lovastatin, and pravastatin
- Cyclosporine may increase the plasma levels of repaglinide
- Levels of creatinine should be monitored when cyclosporine is administered along with NSAIDs in rheumatoid arthritis patients
- Convulsions can be seen when cyclosporine is administered with methylprednisolone
Storage and disposal of Psorid 25 MG
- Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
- Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
- Keep away from children and pets
- Do not flush the unused capsules or discard them in household waste
- Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications
Dosage of Psorid 25 MG
Overdose can result in hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, diarrhoea, and tachycardia. Hence report to your doctor immediately.
Missed a Dose
If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you have the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previous dose and follow the regular schedule. Use this medication for the course of the period as advised by your doctor....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What are the uses of the Psorid capsule?
A: Psorid capsule is used to prevent organ rejection. However, the drug can also be used in arthritis and psoriasis. Consult your doctor before taking this medication for other conditions.
Q: What time do I have to take the Psorid capsule?
A: Psorid capsules should be taken at the time given by your doctor, do not stop this medication if your symptoms are relieved. It is necessary to complete the entire course of treatment.
Q: What are other precautions required to be taken with the Psorid capsule?
A: Psorid capsule needs an assessment of cyclosporine levels in your body; a doctor may ask you for a blood test to check the drug content. In addition, this medication suppresses your immune system. Hence it is advisable to maintain your hygiene and eat only home-cooked food, to prevent further chances of infection.
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