How it should be taken
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
Adult- Initial- PO- The recommended dose is 250 mg four times daily, preferably at 6-hour intervals.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is an adrenal steroid inhibitor, prescribed for Cushing syndrome. It blocks the hormones secretion in the body.
Category D :
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood disease porphyria, infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while
taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
Monitor liver function, thyroid levels, complete blood cell counts, and electrolyte levels regularly while taking this medication.
Store it at room temperature (25- 30�C).