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- 1 The Brand Name MULTIFUNGIN-H Has Generic Salt :: 5
- 2 MULTIFUNGIN-H Is From Company Nicholas Priced :: Rs. N.I.
- 3 MULTIFUNGIN-H have 5 is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
- 5 Disclaimer ::
- 6 The Information available on this site is for only Informational Purpose , before any use of this information please consult your Doctor .Price of the drugs indicated above may not match to real price due to many possible reasons may , including local taxes etc.. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
The Brand Name MULTIFUNGIN-H Has Generic Salt :: 5
MULTIFUNGIN-H Is From Company Nicholas Priced :: Rs. N.I.
MULTIFUNGIN-H have 5 is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Ulcerative colitis, Ulcerative proctitis, Crohn’s Disease.
Drug Dose ::
For the treatment of mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis: The usual dosage in adults is two 400 mg tablets to be taken three times a day for a total daily dose of 2.4 grams for a duration of 6 weeks.For the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis: The recommended dosage in adults is 1.6 grams daily, in divided doses. Treatment duration in the prospective, well-controlled trial was 6 months. Child: Dose is dependant on preparation and brand used. Tablets: 5-15 yr: Acute attack: 15-20 mg/kg (max: 1 g) tid; maintenance of remission: 10 mg/kg (max: 500 mg) 2-3 times daily. Crohn`s disease: 800 mg 3 times daily.
Hypersensitivity to salicylates, aminosalicylates, or any component of the product.- Severe renal impairment (GFR less than 30 mL per minute).- Severe liver impairment.- Gastric and duodenal ulcers- Children under the age of 2 years
Drug Precautions ::
Mild to moderate impaired renal or hepatic function (test serum creatinine before treatment, every 3 mth for 1st yr, every 6 mth for next 4 yr, then annually). Elderly; active peptic ulcer; pregnancy, lactation; patients predisposed to pericarditis or myocariditis. Counsel patients to report any unexplained bleeding, bruising, purpura, sore throat, fever or malaise during treatment; perform blood count and stop treatment if blood dyscrasias suspected. Counsel patients taking delayed release tablets to report repeatedly unbroken or partially broken tablets in their faeces. Pyloric stenosis may delay release into colon.Patients with pulmonary disease, in particular asthma, should be very carefully monitored during a course of treatment.Hypersensitivity to Sulphasalazine.In patients with a history of hypersensitivity to sulphasalazine, therapy should be initiated only under close medical supervision. Treatment must be stopped immediately if acute symptoms of intolerance occur such as abdominal cramps, acute abdominal pain, fever, severe headache and rash.Paediatric populationThere is only limited documentation for an effect in children (age 6-18 years).
Drug Side Effects ::
Abdominal pain (if new abdominal pain – consider pancreatitis); headache, nausea; flu; fatigue; fever, rash; sore throat; diarrhoea; joint pain; dizziness; bloating; back pain; haemorrhoids; itching; rectal pain, constipation; hair loss; intolerance syndrome; peripheral oedema; UTI; myocarditis, pre-existing pericarditis; pancreatitis; nephritis; hepatitis; lupus-like syndrome; alopecia; myalgia, arthralgia; increased liver enzyme values.Potentially Fatal: Blood dyscrasias, aplastic anaemia, agranulocytosis; renal toxicity.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Anti-inflammatory agent; mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic acid) is the active component of sulfasalazine, but specific MOA is unknown; probably inhibits prostaglandin and leukotriene synthesis and release in colon
Drug Interactions ::
Do not give with lactulose or other drugs which lower pH for they prevent release of mesalazine. May decrease digoxin absorption.