GLATIRA 20MG INJECTION

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for GLATIRA 20MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

340.16
₹340.16/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for GLATIRA INJECTION

GLATAXONE 20MG INJECTION
Abbott India Ltd
₹958.55/ML of injection
182% costlier

Medicine Overview of GLATIRA INJECTION

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Uses of GLATIRA INJECTION

Glatira 20mg injection is used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (ms).
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Side effects of GLATIRA INJECTION

Common

Rash, Shortness of breath, Chest pain, Vasodilation, Injection site reaction.

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How to use GLATIRA INJECTION

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

How GLATIRA 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 GLATIRA INJECTION

Expert advice for GLATIRA 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for GLATIRA 20MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glatira 20mg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Glatiramer Acetate, 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

Frequently asked questions for GLATIRA 20MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Glatiramer Acetate

Q. What is glatiramer acetate?
Glatiramer acetate 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 glatiramer acetate used for?
Glatiramer acetate 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.

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