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Overview

Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria is used for Leprosy, Ulcers, Asthma, Dyspepsia, Diarrhea, Rheumatism, Urinary disorders, External wounds, Gastro-duodenal disorders, Epileptic seizures and other conditions.
This salt combination may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Detailed information related to Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:

Uses

Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria Side-effects

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

Precautions

Before using Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Interactions with Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

When not to use Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria

Hypersensitivity to Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria is a contraindication. In addition, Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Learn more: Contraindications

Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria safe to use when pregnant?
    • Tephrosia Purpurea: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Indigofera Tinctoria: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria safe while breastfeeding?
    • Tephrosia Purpurea: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Indigofera Tinctoria: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly ween off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria.

Expired Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria

  • Taking a single dose of expired Tephrosia Purpurea / Indigofera Tinctoria is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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This page was last updated on 7/05/2017.
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