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General Information on Crofelemer

Generic Name : Crofelemer

Latest prescription information about Crofelemer. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Crofelemer

International- Fulyzaq.

Why is Crofelemer Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anti-diarrheal indicated for the symptomatic relief of non-infectious diarrhea in adult patients with HIV/AIDS on anti-retroviral therapy.  

What is the dosage of Crofelemer?

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 125mg two times per day.

How should Crofelemer be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Crofelemer?

Caution needed for children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Before starting this medication infectious etiologies should be ruled out.

What are the side effects of Crofelemer?

   Most Common : Upper respiratory tract infection, lung inflammation, cough, flatulence and increased bilirubin levels.
   Miscellaneous : Nausea, back pain, joint pain, urinary tract infection, throat inflammation, musculoskeletal pain, anxiety, abdominal distension.

What are the other precautions for Crofelemer?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Crofelemer?

Store at 20C-25C.

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