Alizap 30mg Tablet 10'S

Psoriasis/Seborrhea/Ichthyosis Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 200.00
MRP ₹250.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *10 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Biocon Ltd * Country of Origin: India
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INTRODUCTION

ALIZAP 30MG contain Apremilast which belongs to a group of medicine called phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors. It is used to treat active psoriatic arthritis, moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis and Behcet’s disease (BD) in adults. Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joint, that affects some people who have psoriasis which is an inflammatory disease condition of the skin. Plaque psoriasis is chararterised red, scaly, thick, itchy, painful patches on your skin and can also affect your scalp and nails. Behcet’s disease is a rare type of inflammatory disease which affect many parts of the body.

Always take ALIZAP 30MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. It has no effect on the ability to drive and use machines. This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents aged 17 years and under. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. The most common side effects are diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headaches, migraines or tension headaches, cold, runny nose, sinus infection, cough and back pain.

USES OF ALIZAP 30MG

  • Treat active psoriatic arthritis
  • Treat moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis
  • Treat Behcet’s disease (BD)

HOW ALIZAP 30MG WORKS

ALIZAP 30MG works by reducing the activity of an enzyme in the body called ‘phosphodiesterase 4’, which is involved in the process of inflammation. By reducing the activity of this enzymes, it helps to control the inflammation thereby reduce the signs and symptoms due to this condition.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take ALIZAP 30MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. The recommended dose of this medicine is twice a day, (once in the morning and once in the evening).

SIDE EFFECTS OF ALIZAP 30MG

SERIOUS

  • changes in behaviour or mood
  • depression
  • suicidal behaviour or thoughts

COMMON

  • diarrhoea
  • nausea, vomiting
  • headaches, migraines, or tension headaches
  • cold, runny nose, sinus infection
  • cough
  • back pain
  • feeling tired
  • stomach pain
  • loss of appetite
  • frequent bowel movements
  • insomnia
  • indigestion or heartburn

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluid such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicine without talking to a doctor.

Nausea and vomiting:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Cough:

Drink fluids which helps thin the mucus in your throat. Suck on cough drops or hard candies.

Stomach pain:

Keep try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly and smaller and frequent meals. Applying a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ALIZAP 30MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ALIZAP 30MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

ALIZAP 30MG has no effect on the ability to drive and use machines.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with ALIZAP 30MG.

KIDNEY

ALIZAP 30MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

ALIZAP 30MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take ALIZAP 30MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Apremilast or any other ingredients in this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • antibiotic such as rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis)
  • phenytoin, phenobarbital, and carbamazepine (used to treat seizures or epilepsy)
  • herbal medicine such as St John’s Wort (used to treat mild anxiety and depression)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Apremilast
Pharmacological Category :   Phosphodiesterase-4 Enzyme Inhibitor
Therapeutic Indication :  

Active psoriatic arthritis, moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis, Behçet’s disease (BD)     

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Kit

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ALIZAP 30MG

Is ALIZAP 30MG an immunosuppressant?

No, it is not an immunosuppressant. It belongs to a group of medicine called phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors (PDE4).

Can I take ALIZAP 30MG during kidney disease?

It should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

Can I take ALIZAP 30MG during pregnancy?

It is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. Bertram G. Katzung, Dermatologic Pharmacology, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, Fourteenth Edition, 2015. Page - 1079.

2. Gillian M Keating 1. Apremilast: A Review in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Mar 2017. [Accessed 03 Nov 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28213862/

3. Paolo Gisondi and Giampiero Girolomoni. Apremilast in the therapy of moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis. US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. 25 May 2016. [Accessed 03 Nov 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4887053/

4. Amgen B.V; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Jun 2020] [Accessed 03 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3648.pdf

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    17.5
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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Alizap 30mg Tablet 10'S

Alizap 30mg Tablet 10'S Mfr: Biocon Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.250.00
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