Grafotas 100mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:17 am

Grafotas 100mg Capsule

Uses of Grafotas 100mg Capsule

Grafotas 100mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Organ Rejection (Kidney, Liver, and Heart Allogenic Transplantation), Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis

Side effects of Grafotas 100mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Grafotas 100mg Capsule are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Grafotas 100mg Capsule

Do not use Grafotas 100mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Cyclosporine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Grafotas 100mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Grafotas 100mg Capsule works

Grafotas 100mg Capsule contains – Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine causes immunosuppression by inhibiting the proliferation of T lymphocytes, the production and release of lymphokines, and the release of interleukin-2.

Dosage of Grafotas 100mg Capsule

The dosage of Grafotas 100mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Grafotas 100mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Grafotas 100mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Interaction

Drug :- ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor antagonists, potassium-sparing diuretics, potassium supplements: Increased risk of hyperkalemia.

allopurinol, amiodarone, azithromycin, bromocriptine, clarithromycin, colchicine, danazol, diltiazem, erythromycin, fluconazole, hormonal contraceptives, imatinib, itraconazole, ketoconazole, methylprednisolone, metoclopromide, nefazodone, nicardipine, oral contraceptives, quinupristin and dalfopristin, verapamil, voriconazole: Increased cyclosporine level.

amphotericin B, azapropazon, cimetidine, ciprofloxacin, colchicine, co-trimoxazole, fibric acid derivatives bezafibrate, fenofibrate, gentamicin, ketoconazole, melphalan, NSAIDs, ranitidine, tacrolimus, tobramycin, vancomycin: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

atorvastatin, fluvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin: Risk of myotoxicity.

bosentan, carbamazepine, nafcillin, octreotide, orlistat, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin, St. John's wort, sulfinpyrazone, terbinafine, ticlopidine: Decreased blood cyclosporine level and therapeutic response.

colchicine: Possibly colchicine toxicity, such as myopathy and neuropathy.

digoxin: Increased blood digoxin level and risk of digitalis toxicity.

indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir: Possibly increased blood cyclosporine level.

methotrexate: Increased blood methotrexate level and risk of renal dysfunction.

methylprednisolone high dose: Increased risk of seizures.

other immunosuppressants: Possibly excessive immunosuppression.

prednisolone: Increased prednisolone level.

repaglinide: Possibly increased repaglinide level and risk of hypoglycemia.

sirolimus: Increased blood sirolimus level.

vaccines killed or live virus: Possibly suppressed immune response and increased adverse effects of vaccine.

Food :- Grapefruit, grapefruit juice: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

Potassium-rich foods: Increased risk of hyperkalemia.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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