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Hansepran 100 MG Capsule 10

Hansepran 100 MG Capsule 10

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    Uses :

    Clofazimine is an anti-leprotic agent used in the treatment of leprosy of different types.

    Mode of drug action


    Clofazimine binds to the bacterial DNA of the Mycobacterium leprae and inhibits the growth of the bacteria. It also has anti-inflammatory action in the management of the associated reactions.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common clofazimine side effects are skin discoloration, dry and scaly skin, stomach pain, diarrhea, loss of hunger, nausea, and vomiting.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Hansepran, if an allergic reaction was experienced with the use of clofazimine in the past.

    • Hansepran is not approved for use in children. So, do not given them this medicine.

    • If a history of stomach or intestinal problems, liver disease, inform the doctor before using Hansepran.

    • Take measures to protect skin from reactions occurring due to exposure to sunlight.

    • Inform a doctor if symptoms do not improve even after using clofazimine for 3 months.

    • Do not involve in activities requiring mental attention. This is due to the possibility of Hansepran side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and reduced alertness.

    • Pregnant women, those planning for pregnancy and breastfeeding females should take this medicine only under a physician’s supervision.

    • Check the instructions on the label in case of doubt regarding the clofazimine uses, side effects, and dosage.

    What else should I know?

    1. How long should I use Hansepran (Clofazimine) for leprosy? The leprosy treatment with Hansepran can last for nearly 2 years or sometimes for lifetime. Therefore, do not stop the medication unless instructed by the physician.

    2. What is the dose of Hansepran drug for leprosy in adults? In adults, the usual dose of Hansepran is 50 to 100 milligrams, per day, taken as a single dose. Talk to a doctor for an appropriate dosage.

    3. What should I do in case I miss a dose of Hansepran? If you remember about the missed dose very late, then leave the dose and continue with the next dose at its scheduled time.

    4. Is skin discoloration a permanent problem with clofazimine? No. The skin discoloration stops once the clofazimine medication is stopped. For the complete return to its original color, it may take several months to years.

    5. How to protect my skin from sunburns while using clofazimine? You must avoid direct exposure to sunlight; wear protective clothing, sunglasses and apply a sun protection cream with a minimum SPF of 1

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