Clofozine 100mg Capsule

Clofozine 100mg Capsule

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Introduction

Clofozine 100mg Capsule belongs to a class of drugs known as antileprotic medicines. It is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of leprosy. It works by stopping the growth of disease causing organisms in the body.

Clofozine 100mg Capsule should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience nausea, stomach upset and vomiting as the side effects of this medicine. It may also discolor your skin, urine, saliva, tears and other body fluids. This is normally temporary and resolves once the treatment is completed. Please consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or persist for a longer duration.

Uses of Clofozine Capsule

  • Leprosy

Benefits of Clofozine Capsule

In Leprosy

Clofozine 100mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine that is used in combination with few other medicines to treat leprosy, an infectious disease that mainly affects the skin, eyes, nose and peripheral nerves. It may take time to reach the effective dose as the medication is started at a low dose and increased slowly over time to avoid side effects. However, once the effective dose is reached, it starts showing improvement in your condition within a few days. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and avoid missing any dose to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Clofozine Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Clofozine

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Skin peeling
  • Skin discoloration
  • Eye discoloration

How to use Clofozine Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Clofozine 100mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Clofozine Capsule works

Clofozine 100mg Capsule stops the growth of bacteria in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Clofozine 100mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clofozine 100mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clofozine 100mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Clofozine 100mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clofozine 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clofozine 100mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Clofozine 100mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.