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Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

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Talixsalen 5mg Tablets Description

Talixsalen 5mg Tablets is primarily used to treat certain skin conditions, including vitiligo and psoriasis. It is a photosensitive medication used along with UV-A rays therapy. Psoriasis is a skin d...
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ContainsTrioxsalen(5.0 Mg)
UsesPsoriasis and vitiligo
Side effectsItching, nausea, headaches, dizziness
ClassificationDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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Uses of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

Talixsalen 5mg Tablets is used to treat vitiligo, a condition in which the skin loses its pigment cells (melanocytes).

Contraindications of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

If you are allergic to trioxsalen or any other ingredient of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets .

Side effects of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Talixsalen 5mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Talixsalen 5mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
A breastfeeding mother should take this medicine only under a doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Talixsalen 5mg Tablets?
A:
Sometimes this medicine may cause dizziness, as a side effect. So, it is advised to avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery until you know how Talixsalen 5mg Tablets affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Talixsalen 5mg Tablets?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Talixsalen 5mg Tablets . So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience burning, blistering, or skin irritation after taking this medicine.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have any other medical condition such as eye problem, stomach problem or heart disorder etc.
  • You have a history of skin cancer.
  • You are already taking any other medications including vitamins or supplements as well.
  • Control exposure to direct sunlight as per the doctor's instructions.
  • If sunlight cannot be avoided, use sunblock (consult prescriber for specific SPF level), and wear protective clothing.

Mode of Action of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Talixsalen 5mg Tablets is a photosensitive medication used along with UV-A rays (ultraviolet light A). It penetrates the skin and increases skin melanization (form melanin). It activates certain skin...
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Directions for Use of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

  • Talixsalen 5mg Tablets should be taken exactly as told by the doctor.
  • Do not stop or modify the dose, unless told by the doctor.

Interactions of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Talixsalen 5mg Tablets may affect the way othe...
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  • In particular, if you are taking any other skin treatment or any medication for your skin condition.

Storage and disposal of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

  • Store it at room temperature in the original package to protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets

Overdose

There is limited information about the effect of an overdose of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets . In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible. Try to c...
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Missed a Dose

  • It would be best if you don't miss a dose of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets as it may lead to treatment failure.
  • If you have missed taking any dose of the Lumerax-80 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's already the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Never take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Talixsalen 5mg Tablets cause dizziness?

A: Yes, dizziness can be experienced as a side effect in a few individuals. So it is advised to avoid driving or doing any physical activity that requires mental alertness, during the treatment with Talixsalen 5mg Tablets .

Q: What is the dose of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets ?

A: The dose and duration of Talixsalen 5mg Tablets usually depend on the severity of the condition, as well as the patient’s medical history and current health condition. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Q: How to take Talixsalen 5mg Tablets ?

A: You should take Talixsalen 5mg Tablets exactly as told by the doctor. However, it should preferably be taken with milk or after meals to avoid stomach irritation or discomfort.
Last Updated on: 11 Jun 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)

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