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Adfrar 20mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Product introduction

Adfrar 20mg Injection is a medicine used to treat a variety of conditions such as ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn’s disease. It provides relief from swelling, pain, and redness associated with various disorders and improves physical function.

Adfrar 20mg Injection is given by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. You should use it regularly and at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit from it. Continue using it as recommended by your doctor and complete the dose even if you feel better.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include headache, sinus inflammation, rash upper respiratory tract infection, and injection site reactions such as pain, redness, and swelling. Talk to your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away with time or get worse. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. You should also tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. It is important for pregnant and breastfeeding women to ask the advice of their doctors before taking this medicine.

Benefits of Adfrar Injection

In Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a rare type of arthritis that affects the spine or larger joints. It usually starts in your lower back and can spread up to your neck or damage joints in other parts of your body. Adfrar 20mg Injection helps reduce pain, stiffness and swelling in your spine and joints. It helps improve flexibility and prevents disease progression. This will help you lead a better and active life.

In Rheumatoid arthritis

Adfrar 20mg Injection reduces pain, stiffness, and swelling in your joints and slows down the progression of bone and joint damage. This will help you do normal daily activities more easily and thus improve your quality of life. The medicine is given as an injection is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

In Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition where the skin cells in the body grow too quickly and form scales and dry patches. They can grow anywhere, but most appear on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. Adfrar 20mg Injection reduces the scaly, itchy patches which may develop on the different parts of the body. It may take several months to become fully effective. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

In Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a disease of the large intestine (colon) and rectum in which the lining of the bowel becomes red and swollen. This can lead to bleeding, frequent diarrhea and abdominal pain. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You should drink plenty of fluids while taking on treatment with this medicine to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory disease of the intestines. The most common symptoms are diarrhea and pain in your abdomen. Adfrar 20mg Injection helps reduce the inflammation, relieve the symptoms, and prevent them from coming back.

Side effects of Adfrar Injection

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 Adfrar

  • Headache
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Rash
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Injection site reaction

How to use Adfrar Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Adfrar Injection works

Adfrar 20mg Injection blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain joint diseases.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Adfrar 20mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adfrar 20mg Injection 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adfrar 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Adfrar 20mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Adfrar 20mg Injection may cause room spinning sensation and vision disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Adfrar 20mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Adfrar 20mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Adfrar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Adfrar 20mg Injection, please consult your doctor.\n

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Quick tips

  • It is given by injection under the skin (via subcutaneous).
  • Take it as per the dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice severe rash, hives, swelling of hands or face and shortness of breath.
  • Store the pen in the refrigerator. When refrigeration is not possible, you can also keep your pen at room temperature (less than 30°C) for up to 2 weeks. Do not freeze it.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor first. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Monoclonal antibody (mAb)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS
Action Class
Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatoid Drugs (DMARDs)- Biologics

Patient concerns

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Suffering from ultratics colitis i have done colonoscopy test 04 months back From 05 months how many months I have to take medicines is it cure completely
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Ulcerative colitis is a lifelong disease with remission and exacerbations. Durations of remission cant b predicted all d time
Hi, I was diagnosed for Ulcerative Colitis in 2009. I was administered with Mesacol , I was back to normal. In past 1 month , after having food lunch or dinner I feel uneasy such as indigestion, having to force for motions next day. Sometimes Iam unable to pass motions. I feel tired also. Pls suggest.
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Ulcerative colitis is a lifong disease q with remission and exacerbation . U should b under constant follow up of ur gastroenterologist
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FAQs

Q. What type of drug is Adfrar 20mg Injection?

Adfrar 20mg Injection belongs to a class of drugs name TNF blockers. It reduces joint damage by reducing swelling and improves joint function.

Q. What benefit can you expect from your treatment with Adfrar 20mg Injection?

You may notice a lessening of joint swelling, pain, and stiffness, often within the first 8 weeks of starting the treatment.

Q. Can Adfrar 20mg Injection weaken your immune system?

Adfrar 20mg Injection is a TNF blocker medicine that can lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections. Inform your doctor if you have been suffering from any infections before taking this medicine.

Q. Can Adfrar 20mg Injection be used with other arthritis medicines?

Adfrar 20mg Injection is a biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (bDMARD) and may be used with other medicines like methotrexate (DMARDs); prednisolone (steroid); naproxen or ibuprofen (anti-inflammatory medicines) and paracetamol (pain killers). However, it cannot be used with other bDMARDs. Your doctor will be able to give you more information on this.

Q. Should Adfrar 20mg Injection be stopped before any surgery?

Yes, treatment with this medicine should be stopped before surgery. It can start again after the operation at a time decided by your surgeon and rheumatologist (often once the wound has healed and there is no infection).

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