Glatirex Injection

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Glatirex NA Injection

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Medicine Overview of Glatirex Injection

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Uses of Glatirex Injection

Glatirex Injection is used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).
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Side effects of Glatirex Injection

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

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How to use Glatirex Injection

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

How Glatirex 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 Glatirex Injection

Expert advice for Glatirex 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 Glatirex Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glatirex 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
Glatirex Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Glatirex Injection alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Glatirex Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Glatire
x Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Glatirex NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Glatiramer Acetate

Glatirex 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
Glatirex 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 Glatirex

No substitutes found for this medicine
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