Loading interface...

Alfakit Tablet

Manufactured byWEWELL BIOTECH PVT LTD
Description

Alfakit Tablet is used for the prevention of deficient protein metabolism in kidney diseased patients with glomerular filtration rate (GFR) less than 25 ml/min. Patients are advised to take a limited protein intake of not more than 40 grams per day while receiving this medicine. It helps to delay the progression of kidney disease in patients receiving dialysis. It is also used in the treatment of diabetic nephropathy for slowing down the progression of kidney failure.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Alfakit Tablet

  • Increased calcium levels

Uses of Alfakit Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Chronic Kidney disease
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
Read More
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to this medicine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Disturbed amino acid metabolism

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with conditions where the amino acid metabolism is dysregulated, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Hypercalcemia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hypercalcemia (increased levels of calcium in the body) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Hypercalcemia

This medicine should be used with caution since it may increase the risk of increased calcium levels in the body. Reduce the intake of vitamin D and calcium sources if levels are high. Regular monitoring of the calcium levels is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Protein Intake

Patients are advised to take a limited protein intake of not more than 40 grams per day while receiving this medicine.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ciprofloxacin

Tetracyclines

Estramustine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by improving protein metabolism; reduces the metabolic disturbances and accumulation of nitrogenous wastes.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Nutritional supplements for kidney disease

Schedule

Schedule H

Internet]. Fresenius-kabi.com. 2020 [cited 3 July 2020]. Available from:

https://www.fresenius-kabi.com/cz/documents/SmPC_2014.pdf

[Internet]. Centaurpharma.com. 2020 [cited 3 July 2020]. Available from:

https://www.centaurpharma.com/downloads/NEFROGARD.pdf
Loading related questions...
Something doesn’t feel right?
Report an error

Information on this page was last updated on 7 Jul 2020

Disclaimer

We’ve made all possible efforts to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, however, it should not be treated as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Practo only provides reference source for common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. The absence of a warning for any drug or combination thereof, should not be assumed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Practo does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information provided above. If you have any doubts about your medication then we strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor, nurse or healthcare provider. See detailed T&C here.