What is Ruxolitinib 15mg Tablet?
Ruxolitinib 15mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis and Polycythemia vera.
How Ruxolitinib 15mg Tablet is Used?
Ruxolitinib 15mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at the same time every day to get the most benefits. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Side effects of This Tablet.
Headache, dizziness, low platelet count are some common side effects of this medicine. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, kidney and lipid levels.
Advice Given by Our experts
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
Brand name: Jokavi
Manufacturer: Novartis india