Etacept 25 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Etacept Injection

Etacept 25 mg Injection is used in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Etacept Injection side effects

Common
  • Allergic reaction
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Injection site reaction

How to use Etacept Injection

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

How Etacept Injection works

Etacept 25 mg Injection blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain joint diseases.

Etacept Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Etacept 25 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Etacept 25 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Etacept 25 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Etacept 25 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etacept 25 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Etacept 25 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etacept 25 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Etacept Injection?

If you miss a dose of Etacept 25 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Etacept 25 mg Injection
Enbrol 25mg Injection
Taj Pharma India Ltd
₹28740/ml of Injection
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₹870/ml of Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Etacept 25 mg Injection is given by injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection). You, a friend, or a family member can be taught how to give the injections.
  • Some people feel better quite quickly after receiving the injection while others may take longer. Keep taking your medication.
  • Etacept 25 mg Injection could make it harder for you to fight infections. It is best to stop taking Etacept 25 mg Injection if you have a fever or think you have an infection, or you have been given antibiotics to treat an infection.
  • Have a tuberculosis skin test & chest x-ray done before starting Etacept 25 mg Injection.
  • Get blood tests done regularly to keep a track of your arthritis and make sure that Etacept 25 mg Injection is not affecting your blood counts.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etacept

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Treatment for ankylosing spondilytisIs there treatment of a.s.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Yes there is treatment available for ankylosing spondylitis. You can try alternate forms like yoga, physiotherapy. You should ideally consult a orthopedecian for the same.
Treatment of Ankylosing spondilytis
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Yes there is treatment available for ankylosing spondylitis. You can try alternate forms like yoga, physiotherapy. You should ideally consult a orthopedecian for the same.
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FAQs

Q. Is Etacept a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug?
Yes, Etacept is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug
Q. Is Etacept a steroid or monoclonal antibody?
Etacept is not a steroid or monoclonal antibody. It is a recombinant human protein and TNF inhibitor
Q. Is Etacept safe?
Etacept is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Etacept cause weight gain or hair loss?
Etacept can cause weight gain and hair loss
Q. How long does Etacept take to work?
Etacept can start action in few days but usually it takes around 2-12 weeks to work for complete action.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Nov 2018.
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