Gengraf Capsules are indicated to prevent organ rejection for those who received a transplant. It includes heart, kidney, and liver transplant. This medication is used along with other drugs to allow your new organ to work well.
It may also be used to treat severe cases of rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis. In these conditions, the body’s defense system attacks healthy issues.
How do Gengraf Capsules work?
Gengraf Capsules works by weakening the immune system. It is to help your body accept a new organ as it were your own. It is in the case of an organ transplant. This drug also prevents further damage to your joints or skin. It may be in the case of rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis.
This medication may provide rapid relief from symptoms. You can see some improvement in symptoms after 2 weeks of treatment. It may take three to four months to reach optimal control.
Why use Gengraf Capsules?
Gengraf Capsules contains an active ingredient of Cyclosporine. It belongs to the class of medications known as immunosuppressants. It comes as a capsule for oral use. Each capsule is available in 25 mg and 100 mg strengths. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already approved this medication.
How to use Gengraf Capsules?
Gengraf Capsules is to be taken by mouth with a full glass of water. It is usually taken twice a day. The dosage is based on your weight, condition, and response to the treatment. Take it exactly as it is prescribed. Do not take it more often or longer than the prescription.
Take each dose the same way every day. Take it at the same time and consistently either with or without food. Swallow the capsule as a whole. Do not break or chew it.
What are the side-effects of Gengraf Capsules?
- Swollen or painful gums
- Increased blood pressure
- Tremors or shaking
- Increased growth of facial or body hair
Warnings and Precautions
- While taking this drug, avoid eating or drinking grapefruit juice. It may increase the chance of side effects.
- Let your doctor know if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.
- Do not suddenly stop this medication without consulting your doctor.
- Talk with your doctor first if you are pregnant or breastfeeding women before taking this drug.
- You should not take this double the prescribed dosage.
- Keep this at room temperature.