APREMILAST belongs to a class of drugs known as phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitors. It is used to treat Plaque psoriasis (scaly, itchy, and red patches on the skin), psoriasis arthritis (inflammation in the joints in people with psoriasis), and oral ulcers. Psoriasis is a chronic, painful, nontransmissible, deactivating and damaging disease. It can happen at any age and is most common in the age group 50 to 69. Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that some people with psoriasis experience.
APREMILAST contains Apremilast, a phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitor. APREMILAST works by blocking the action of some chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation related to psoriatic arthritis (inflammation in the joints in people with psoriasis) and psoriasis (scaly, itchy, and red patches on the skin), and thus, lowers the signs and symptoms of these conditions.
Take APREMILAST as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take APREMILAST for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical conditions. You may experience diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, weight loss, and back pain. Most of these side effects of APREMILAST do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
APREMILAST should not be taken in the conditions like depression as it is getting worse with thoughts of suicide. Before starting APREMILAST, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy to APREMILAST and its part. APREMILAST not recommended for use in children and adolescents aged below 17 years. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor for advice before taking this APREMILAST. APREMILAST does not affect the ability to drive and use machines.
Plaque psoriasis, psoriasis arthritis, and oral ulcers caused by Behcet's disease.
APREMILAST is used in treating psoriatic arthritis; it decreases pain and swelling and may help improve flexibility in the affected joints. It is also used to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (skin disease causes red, scaly patches to form on some areas of the body) in people who may benefit from medications). It is used to treat ulcers in the mouth in persons with Behcet's syndrome (a disease that results from blood vessel swelling in the body). APREMILAST works by blocking the action of some chemical messengers responsible for inflammation related to psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, thus lowering the signs and symptoms of these conditions.
Inform your doctor before using APREMILAST, if you have previously had an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity). Before starting APREMILAST, please inform your doctor if you have depression and suicidal thoughts. Inform your doctor before taking APREMILAST if you have severe kidney problems. Inform your doctor while taking APREMILAST if you lose weight without meaning to. APREMILAST should not be taken in conditions like severe diarrhoea, nausea, and vomiting. APREMILAST not recommended for use in children and adolescents aged below 17 years. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor for advice before taking this APREMILAST. Patients with rare hereditary galactose intolerance problems, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take APREMILAST.
Drug-Drug Interactions: APREMILAST may interact with medicines used for tuberculosis- TB (rifampicin), and medicines used in fit/epilepsy (phenytoin, phenobarbital, carbamazepine).
Drug-Food Interactions: No food interactions were found.
Drug-Disease Interactions: APREMILAST should not be given to patients with depression, kidney disease, and weight loss.
Limit intake of alcohol, as this may increase the risk of serious side effects.
If you are pregnant, inform your doctor before taking APREMILAST. Consult your doctor if you become pregnant while taking APREMILAST.
It is not known whether APREMILAST may pass into breast milk or not. If you are breastfeeding, inform your doctor before taking APREMILAST.
APREMILAST has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
APREMILAST to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver problems. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine based on your condition.
APREMILAST to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine based on your condition.
APREMILAST is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 17 years.
Plaque Psoriasis: It is an inflammatory disease of the skin, leading to red, scaly, thick, itchy, painful patches on your skin and can also affect your nails and scalp. It can happen at any age and is most common in 50 to 69. Internal and external activities, including sunburn, mild trauma, systemic drugs, infections, and stress, can also cause psoriasis.
Psoriatic arthritis: Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory disorder of the joints, which affects a few people who have skin from psoriasis.
Behçet’s disease: It is an uncommon type of inflammatory illness that affects many parts of the body. The most common difficulty is mouth ulcers. It is a disease that results in blood vessel swelling in the body.
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