Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Kivi Labs Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Methoxsalen (20 mg)

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet Information

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas. Other than this, Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet 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 20 Mg Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet is Unknown for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Kuvadex 20 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. Other contraindications of Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas

Other Benefits

Kuvadex 20 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 20 Mg Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet is used -

Mild

  • Itching or burning
  • Nausea or vomiting

Common

  • Skin redness
  • Blisters on skin

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Kuvadex 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Kuvadex has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Kuvadex 20 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 20 Mg Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Kuvadex 20 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 20 Mg Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet


    Taking Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Kuvadex 20 Mg Tablet


    Information about the interaction of Kuvadex 20 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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