Home>Glatimer>glatimer 20 mg injection

Glatimer 20 mg Injection

Natco Pharma Ltd

Composition for Glatimer 20 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Glatimer 20 mg Injection

MRP
990
1 Injection in 1 packet
SOLD OUT
Medicine Overview of Glatimer Injection

Uses of Glatimer Injection

Glatimer 20 mg Injection is used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Glatimer Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Glatimer are Rash, Shortness of breath, Chest pain, Vasodilation, Injection site reaction.

How to use Glatimer Injection

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

How Glatimer Injection works

Glatiramer acetate belongs to a class of drugs called immunomodulatory agents. It works by modifying the body’s immune system and thereby preventing the damage to the insulating covers (myelin sheath) and protecting the brain and spinal cord cells, however the exact mechanism by which it modifies the body’s immune system is not known.
.
In Depth Information on Glatimer Injection

Expert advice for Glatimer Injection

  • Do consult your doctor if you experience symptoms such as relaxation of blood vessels (vasodilatation), reddening of face and other areas of skin (flushing), chest pain, breathlessness (dyspnea), increased heart rate that a person can feel (palpitations) or increased heart rate (tachycardia) after taking glatiramer acetate.
  • Do consult your doctor if you have a history of heart or kidney problems before taking glatiramer acetate.
  • Follow the instructions of doctor for proper injection technique and to rotate injection sites daily.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
video imgplay img

Glatimer Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Glatimer Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glatimer 20 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
Glatimer 20 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 Glatimer 20 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Glatimer 20 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Glatimer 20 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glatimer Injection?

uses
If you miss a dose of Glatimer 20 mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Glatimer 20 mg Injection

Survey Participants: 1
Disclaimer
“The following are the results of on-going survey on 1mg.com for Glatimer 20 mg Injection. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.”

Frequently asked questions about Glatimer Injection

Frequently asked questions about Glatiramer Acetate
Q. What is Glatimer?
Glatimer is an immunomodulatory agent. It works by modifying the body's immune system and thereby preventing the damage to the insulating covers (myelin sheath) and protecting the brain and spinal cord cell
Q. What is Glatimer used for?
Glatimer is used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (disease in which the immune system i.e. the cells responsible for defense in the body and damages the insulating covers (myelin sheath) of the brain and spinal cord cells leading to different types of physical, mental and psychiatric problems) and to reduce the frequency of recurrences of the attacks of multiple sclerosis in ambulatory patients (i.e. who can walk without help) with relapsing, remitting multiple sclerosis characterized by at least two attacks in the past two year period.

Substitutes for Glatimer Injection

₹374.17/ml of Injection
save 62%
Glatirex Injection
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹970/Injection
save 2%
Glatrus 20mg Injection
Taj Pharma India Ltd
₹387/ml of Injection
save 61%
₹1002.13/ml of Injection
1% costlier
Authored by
1mg Medical Experts Team
Read Our Editorial Policy
Related OTC Products
Becosules Capsule
MRP34.336% off
32
Shelcal -500 Tablet
MRP827% off
76
Dexorange Syrup
MRP120.076% off
112
Orofer XT Tablet
MRP129.9514% off
111
Zincovit Tablet
MRP909% off
82
Gemcal Soft Gelatin Capsule
MRP2607% off
242
A to Z NS Tablet
MRP79.457% off
74
Folvite 5mg Tablet
MRP64.757% off
60
Zincovit Syrup
MRP1186% off
110
Bevon Suspension
MRP119.77% off
111
Top Medical Oncologists
MBBS, MD
4.9
MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
4.7
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.3
MBBS, MD, DNB
5.0
MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
5.0
cross img