Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Kivi Labs Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Methoxsalen (10 mg)

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet Information

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas. Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet include Skin redness, Blisters on skin. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. In addition, Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet related warnings section.

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 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. The section on Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas

Other Benefits

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet is used -

Mild

  • Itching or burning
  • Nausea or vomiting

Common

  • Skin redness
  • Blisters on skin

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Kuvadex has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 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 10 Mg Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet


    Taking Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet


    Information about the interaction of Kuvadex 10 Mg Tablet 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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