LUKODERMINE 10mg Tablet 30s

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Drug Strength: 10mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Methoxsalen:10mg | Anti-psoriatics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : LCPW Product Form : TabletPack Size : 30sIngredients : Methoxsalen:10mgGeneric Category : Anti-psoriatics

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    How it works

    LUKODERMINE 10mg Tablet 30s works by making the skin more sensitive to UVA light.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for LUKODERMINE 10mg Tablet 30s

    • Redness of the skin
    • Itching
    • Nausea
    • Trouble sleeping rare
    • Darkening of skin
    • Low blood pressure
    • Blistering and peeling of skin
    • Swelling in the arms or legs rare

    Uses of LUKODERMINE 10mg Tablet 30s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Vitiligo

      This medicine is used with light therapy for the treatment of vitiligo, a skin condition characterized by loss of skin color in patches. It stimulates melanocytes (melanin forming skin cells) to move up the hair follicle and to repopulate the epidermis.

    • Psoriasis

      This medicine is used in combination with UVA light therapy for the treatment of psoriasis, a skin disease characterized by excessive scaling, dryness, rashes, and itching of the skin.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours after administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3-8 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may suggest an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to LUKODERMINE 10mg Tablet 30s , any psoralen compounds, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

    • Aphakia

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from aphakia (a condition of absence or not having eye lens) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Melanoma

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of melanoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with invasive squamous cell carcinomas due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may suggest an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Driving and operating machinery

      This medicine may affect the ability to drive and operate machines. Hence, the patient should not drive or operate machines immediately after the treatment.

    • Aging of skin and skin burning

      After receiving treatment with this medicine and ultra-violet light, further exposure to sunlight and/or ultraviolet radiation may result in premature aging of the skin as well as serious burns. Patients should take all precautionary measures, as advised by the doctor, including covering the skin, using a sun blocking agent, wearing sunglasses, etc. in case they need to go outdoors.

    • Carcinogenicity

      The use of this medicine and ultraviolet radiation therapy significantly increases the risk of cancer. This risk is especially higher in patients with a previous history of cancer or radiation therapy. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using/receiving this medicine.

    • Use in children

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age. However, even for patients under the age of 18 years, it should be used only if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks and only under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Since this medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. However, since this medicine is usually given in multiple cycles, if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, call your doctor immediately for further instructions.

    • Overdose

      Since this medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Griseofulvin moderate
    • Indapamide moderate
    • Tizanidine severe
    • Methotrexate moderate
    • Norfloxacin moderate
    • Prochlorperazine moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the heart function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    Food interactions
    • Always take this medicine with milk or low-fat foods to increase tolerability. Avoid eating foods such as limes, figs, parsley, carrots, etc. during treatment with this medicine.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk. Do not sunbathe for 24 hours before using this medicine and having the UVA light treatment. For 24 hours following the treatment, avoid exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays (sunlamps or tanning beds). You are advised to take all precautionary measures such as wearing protective clothing, wearing sunblock, wearing sunglasses, etc. if you need to go outdoors within 24 hours of therapy. Follow all the instructions given on the label/package insert.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LUKODERMINE 10mg Tablet 30s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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