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Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Salt Composition : Teriflunomide
Manufacturer : NATCO PHARMA LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
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Introduction to Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Denopsy 14mg Tablet is an antineoplastic medication that belongs to the immunomodulatory category containing the active ingredient Teriflunomide. This medication treats relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system, leading to communication problems between the brain and the body. This can result in various symptoms, including leg weakness, difficulty walking, lack of coordination, and vision problems. It helps to prevent relapses and slows down the progression of the disease by limiting the function of specific immune cells that cause nerve damage.
This drug is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to it or its component. Inform your physician if you have high blood pressure, alcohol addiction, skin problems, breathing problems, or intolerance to certain sugars. These conditions may need special consideration when taking this medication. If you are about to receive vaccinations or specific blood tests (such as a calcium level test), it's important to inform your physician before taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet. Some medications can interact with vaccines or affect test results.
Denopsy 14mg Tablet is not recommended in individuals with severe liver or kidney disorders, serious infections, bone marrow disorders, immune system disorders (such as AIDS), or very low proteins in your blood. These conditions could interact with the medication or worsen its effects. This drug is unsafe to consume during pregnancy because it can harm an unborn baby and increase the risk of birth defects. If you become pregnant while taking this drug, you must inform your physician immediately. Consuming this medicine during breastfeeding is unsafe because it tends to get excreted in human milk.
Uses of Denopsy 14mg Tablet
- Treats relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
Therapeutic Effects of Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Denopsy 14mg Tablet works by inhibiting the function of certain immune cells that contribute to nerve damage in multiple sclerosis. This action helps reduce relapses and disease progression.
Interaction of Denopsy 14mg Tablet with other drugs
Inform your physician about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications such as methotrexate, sulfasalazine, and carbamazepine may interact with Denopsy 14mg Tablet and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Denopsy 14mg Tablet
- Store Denopsy 14mg Tablet between 15°C to 30°C.
- Keep out of reach of children.
How to consume Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Take the Denopsy 14mg Tablet as advised by your physician. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.
Safety Advices for Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Denopsy 14mg Tablet is unsafe to consume because it can harm an unborn baby and increase the risk of birth defects. If you become pregnant while taking this drug, you must inform your physician immediately.
Taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet during breastfeeding is unsafe because it tends to get excreted in human milk.
It is unknown whether Denopsy 14mg Tablet is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have lung disease before starting the treatment.
Denopsy 14mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases. Alternative treatment is necessary. Inform your doctor if you have liver issues before initiating the therapy.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol during treatment with Denopsy 14mg Tablet. It increases the risk of liver damage.
It is unsafe to drive while taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet because this medicine might cause dizziness and impair your ability to concentrate and react. If so avoid driving and operating machinery during this treatment.
Side Effects of Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Allergic reaction
- Severe rash
- Stomach discomfort
- Abdominal pains
- Feeling sick
- Fatigue (feeling tired)
Word of Advice
Tell your doctor immediately about all the medications you have been taking recently, including herbal and supplements, before taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet. If you forget to take this medicine for the entire day, take your usual dose the next day. However, do not double-dose yourself. Throw away medicines that are no longer needed or are out-of-date.
Q 1. Can pregnant women take Denopsy 14mg Tablet?
No, Denopsy 14mg Tablet should not be taken by pregnant women. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, you should inform your physician before starting this medication.
Q 2. How often do I need to have blood and urine tests while taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet?
Regular blood and urine tests may be required during treatment with Denopsy 14mg Tablet to monitor your blood cells, kidney function, and liver function.
Q 3. Can I stop taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet if I feel better?
No, you should not stop taking Denopsy 14mg Tablet without consulting your doctor. It's important to complete the prescribed course of treatment as directed by your physician.
Q 4. What are the common side effects of Denopsy 14mg Tablet?
Common side effects of Denopsy 14mg Tablet include increased liver enzymes, hair loss, diarrhea, influenza-like symptoms, nausea, and paresthesia (tingling or numbness).
Q 5. Are there any specific precautions I should take while on Denopsy 14mg Tablet?
Some precautions that should be taken with Denopsy 14mg Tablet included using effective birth control during and after treatment, informing your doctor about other medical conditions (such as high blood pressure or skin problems), and discussing any vaccinations or specific blood tests you may need.
Fact Box of Denopsy 14mg Tablet
Molecule name: Teriflunomide
Therapeutic class: Antineoplastic
Pharmacological class: Immunomodulatory agents
Indications: Treats relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
- Sanofi Genzyme, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on Nov 2022] [ Accessed on 11 August 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5244.pdf
- Genzyme Corporation, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on Sept 2012] [ Accessed on 11 August 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/202992s000lbl.pdf
- Amit Bar-Or et al; Teriflunomide and Its Mechanism of Action in Multiple Sclerosis; Drugs; [Published on 17/04/2014] [Accessed on 11/08/2023] https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s40265-014-0212-x.pdf
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