Medications


Ruzurgi Oral Tablet 10 mg

Uses

For autoimmune disorder.

Instructions

You may break or cut the pill if necessary.

If needed, the medicine may be mixed into a liquid. Dissolve each tablet in 10 mL of sterile water and shake well for 30 seconds. 1 mL of the liquid will contain 1 mg of the medicine. Measure the dose using an oral syringe. Store any remaining medicine in the refrigerator. Throw away any unused liquid after 24 hours. Make a fresh mixture every day.

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

It is very important that you take the medicine at about the same time every day. It will work best if you do this.

Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.

It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.

Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine. Check with your doctor before stopping.

Keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.

Do not take more than 8 pills in a day.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

This medicine is associated with an increased risk for seizures. Please ask your doctor whether you may be at risk for having a seizure while on this medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Some patients have serious side effects from this medicine. Ask your pharmacist to show you the information from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and discuss it with you.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • back pain
  • constipation or diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • numbness or tingling in hands and feet
  • headaches
  • high blood pressure
  • muscle cramps
  • nausea
  • numbness of mouth or throat
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain
  • upper respiratory infection
  • weakness

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • seizures
  • blurring or changes of vision

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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