Introduction of Pangraf 5mg
Pangraf 5mg Capsule is an immuno-suppressant medicine. It is used to prevent organ rejection ((when your body’s immune system treats the transplanted organ as a foreign object and attacks it) after a kidney, liver, or heart transplantation. It works by decreasing the activity of the immune system (defence system rejecting foreign substances) and helps in preventing the rejection of the transplanted organ by the body.
Pangraf 5mg Capsule has some side effects like headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, dizziness, back or joint pain, loss of appetite, etc. These side effects may subside by themselves. However, consult your doctor if they bother you for a longer time or worsen. Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to it.
Pangraf 5mg Capsule should be taken on an empty stomach, one hour before or two hours after a meal. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Avoid taking more than the recommended dose. Take it every day at the same time for the ease of remembering and for better results.
Pangraf 5mg Capsule may not be suitable for everyone. Inform your doctor if you have liver, heart, or kidney problems, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Also, inform your doctor about your ongoing medications to avoid undesired effects. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Side effects of Pangraf 5mg
- Increased blood sugar level
- Lack of sleep
- Blurred vision
- Sensitivity to light
- Ringing sound in ears
- Raised blood pressure
How Pangraf 5mg Capsule works
Pangraf 5mg Capsule decreases the activity of your body’s immune system and prevents it from attacking the transplanted organ.
Dosage of Pangraf 5mg Capsule
An overdose of Pangraf Capsule can lead to tremors, headache, nausea, vomiting, skin reaction and changes in the levels of certain enzymes or parameters (creatinine or blood urea nitrogen). If you have taken too much of this medicine, see your doctor or contact your nearest hospital emergency department immediately.
Missed a Dose
Do not take a double dose of this medicine to make up for forgotten individual doses. If you have forgotten to take Pangraf Capsules, wait until it is time for the next dose and then continue as before.
Instruction to use Pangraf 5mg Capsule
- Take Pangraf 5mg Capsule as instructed by your doctor. Do not break, chew, or crush the capsule.
- Avoid taking more than the prescribed dose. For the ease of remembering, take it around the same time every day.
- Pangraf 5mg Capsule may increase the risk of skin cancer. Hence, limit your exposure to sunlight and UV light by wearing protective clothing or using sunscreen during treatment with this medicine.
- Pangraf 5mg Capsule may increase your risk of infections. Consult your doctor if you experience fever, sore throat, cough, mouth sores, etc.
- Avoid driving vehicles or operating machines if you feel dizzy or experience blurred vision during treatment with this medicine.
- Consult your doctor before getting vaccinated during treatment with Pangraf 5mg Capsule. This medicine can alter your body’s response to the vaccine and the vaccine may not work well.
1. What are the uses of Pangraf Capsule?
Ans. Pangraf Capsule is an immunosuppressive medicine. It is used for preventing organ rejection in organ transplant recipients (liver, kidney & heart).
2. Will Pangraf Capsule cause tremors?
Ans. Yes, this medicine can cause tremors as a side effect, however, not everyone gets them.
3. How does Pangraf Capsule work?
Ans. Pangraf Capsule works by reducing your immune response towards the transplanted organ and prevents it from attacking the transplanted organ.