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      ASUNRA 500MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      ASUNRA 500MG TAB

      Drug Composition information
      What is Deferasirox for:

      This medication is an iron-chelating agent, prescribed for transfusional hemosiderosis (excess iron due to blood transfusions). It works by attaching to iron in the body so that it can be excreted in feces.

      How does Deferasirox work:

      Deferasirox binds to iron and gets rid of it from the body

      How should Deferasirox be used:

      PO- The recommended initial daily dose is 20-mgkg body weight.It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach once a day.

      Common side effects of Deferasirox :

      Fever. Headache. Belly pain. Cough. Runny nose. Sore throat. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Kidney function that gets worse may rarely happen. Harm to the liver may rarely happen. Very bad bleeding may rarely happen. Change in hearing may rarely happen. Eye problems may rarely happen.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Deferasirox :

      If you have an allergy to deferasirox or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Very bad kidney disease, very bad liver disease, or low platelets.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Hearing loss. Sudden change in eyesight, eye pain, or irritation. Not able to eat. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. Any bruising or bleeding. Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Not able to pass urine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Deferasirox with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Deferasirox :

      Store it at controlled room temperature (15–30°C). Protect from moisture.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antidotes and Detoxifying Agents

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      NOVARTIS INDIA LTD

      inspire bkc, g block,6 & 7 floor, bkc main road,,bandra (e) mumbai 400051

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      NOVARTIS INDIA LTD

      inspire bkc, g block,6 & 7 floor, bkc main road,,bandra (e) mumbai 400051

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