FOR-IC CAPSULE

SKU: AH_NEP_3195 Category:

Generic : Pentosan polysulfate sodium (100mg)

Treatment :  of Interstitial cystitis

Pack size  : 10 (Capsule)

Manufacturer : Cipla Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$19.00

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

For-IC Capsule is used for treating bladder pain or discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis (painful bladder syndrome). It prevents irritating chemicals to contact with the bladder wall.

For-IC Capsule is advised to take it in a dose and duration as per prescription. It should be taken on an empty stomach at least an hour before having a meal. Swallow the medicine as a whole without crushing or chewing it. You should not stop taking the medicine without consulting the doctor as it may lead to the worsening of your symptoms. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy of the medicine.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include hair loss, diarrhea, nausea, rash, and headache. It may also make you feel dizzy, so it advised not to drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are on any other medication for a blood disorder, liver disease, or any other health condition.

 

BENEFITS OF FOR-IC CAPSULE

In Treatment of Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a long-term painful condition of the bladder. For-IC Capsule relieves this discomfort and pain associated with interstitial cystitis and also protects the inner lining of the bladder from getting damaged due to the harmful chemicals that are responsible for causing pain, inflammation and discomfort while passing urine. This medicine is very effective and provides quick relief. Take it exactly as prescribed by the doctor to get the most benefit.

 

HOW TO USE FOR-IC CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. For-IC Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

 

HOW FOR-IC CAPSULE WORKS

For-IC Capsule binds to the urinary bladder wall and prevents the irritating chemicals in the urine from coming in contact with the bladder wall.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with For-IC Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
For-IC Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of For-IC Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving

UNSAFE
For-IC Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of For-IC Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of For-IC Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • WARFARIN
  • ASPIRIN

 

 

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE FOR-IC CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of For-IC Capsule, please consult your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of For-IC

  • Hair loss
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Liver dysfunction

FAQs

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Q. Can the use of For-IC Capsule increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, For-IC Capsule is a weak anticoagulant, and it may increase your risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding, or if you notice blood in stool.

Q. Is For-IC Capsule a steroid?

No, For-IC Capsule is not a steroid. It is used in the treatment of interstitial cystitis which is also known as bladder pain syndrome. This disease may cause sores on the inner lining of the urinary bladder along with areas of tiny bleeds, and the patient complains of pain and a frequent urge to urinate.

Q. How long does it take For-IC Capsule to start working?

Generally, it takes about 3 to 6 months of continuous therapy to find some benefit or improvement. However, the duration of start of effect is variable as For-IC Capsule is recommended for long-term use to get effective clinical benefit. To check the effectiveness of the medicine, patients are reassessed after 3 months of treatment. This is also done to analyze whether the medication can be continued longer if the patients have not encountered any side effects.

Q. Who should be cautious while starting For-IC Capsule?

Do not take this medication without consulting your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have any disease for which you are taking blood thinning medications like warfarin, heparin, aspirin, etc. This is done because the use of For-IC Capsule can increase the risk of bleeding. Also, pregnant women, patients with liver or kidney problems should remain cautious while using this medicine.

Q. How should I take For-IC Capsule?

For-IC Capsule should be taken in the dose as advised by the doctor. Take the medicine whole at least 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after meals with one glass of water.

Q. Does For-IC Capsule need to be refrigerated?

No, For-IC Capsule should not be refrigerated. For-IC Capsule comes in the form of capsules and can be stored at a safe place below 30°C. The bottle should be tightly closed to protect the medicine from moisture. Use the medicine within specified time after opening the pack. It is important to discard and stop using this medicine after the expiry date.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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