Kuvadex

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Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet 10 टैबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 41
Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 10 टेबलेट 1 पत्ते ₹ 24
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  • Manufactured by: Kivi Labs Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Methoxsalen (20 mg)

Kuvadex Information

Kuvadex is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas are some of its major therapeutic uses. Kuvadex also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The right dosage of Kuvadex depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Kuvadex also has some side effects, the most common being Skin redness, Blisters on skin. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Kuvadex as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Kuvadex are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Kuvadex's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Kuvadex has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Kuvadex related warnings section.

Kuvadex is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Porphyria, Xeroderma Pigmentosum, Skin Cancer are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Kuvadex contraindications section.

Besides this, Kuvadex may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Kuvadex is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Kuvadex Benefits & Uses

Kuvadex is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas

Other Benefits

Kuvadex Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Vitiligo (Leucoderma)
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given on alternate days
Geriatric
  • Disease: Vitiligo (Leucoderma)
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: dose should be given on alternate days


Kuvadex Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Kuvadex is used -

Mild

  • Itching or burning
  • Nausea or vomiting

Common

  • Skin redness
  • Blisters on skin

Kuvadex Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Kuvadex safe for pregnant women?


    No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Kuvadex in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Kuvadex safe during breastfeeding?


    Information about safety of Kuvadex for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Kuvadex on the Kidneys?


    Kuvadex can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Kuvadex on the Liver?


    The liver can be affected by Kuvadex. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Kuvadex only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Kuvadex on the Heart?


    Kuvadex has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Kuvadex with Other Drugs

Kuvadex should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Kuvadex Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kuvadex unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Kuvadex

  • Is this Kuvadex habit forming or addictive?


    Kuvadex is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Kuvadex as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Kuvadex should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Kuvadex in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Kuvadex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Kuvadex


    Taking Kuvadex with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Kuvadex


    Information about the interaction of Kuvadex and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Uvadex® (methoxsalen)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 890-891



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