Macugen 0.3mg Infusion

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Macugen 0.3mg Infusion

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44571.4
₹495.24/Infusion
90 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Macugen Infusion

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Uses of Macugen Infusion

Macugen 0.3mg Infusion is used in the treatment of wet form of age-related macular degeneration.
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Side effects of Macugen Infusion

Common

Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased intraocular pressure, Eye pain, Punctate keratitis, Eye floaters, Visual disturbance, Cataract, Blurred vision, Eye inflammation, Stinging in the eyes, Increased blood pressure, Corneal edema, Eye itching, Conjunctival hemorrhage, Visual impairment, Burning sensation in eye, Eye discharge.

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How to use Macugen Infusion

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

How Macugen Infusion works

Macugen 0.3mg infusion is a monoclonal antibody, used to treat several eye diseases causing vision impairment. It works by stopping abnormal blood vessel growth and leakage in the eye(s) that occur due to excess human vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A), thereby preventing from vision loss.

In Depth Information on Macugen Infusion

Expert advice for Macugen Infusion

  • Consult your ophthalmologist immediately if the eye becomes red, sensitive to light, painful or develops a change in vision.
  • Patients should not drive or use machines immediately after receiving pegaptanib intravitreal injection which may influence the driving ability.
  • Before taking pegaptanib, inform you doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Macugen 0.3mg Infusion
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Macugen 0.3mg Infusion 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
CAUTION
Macugen 0.3mg Infusion should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Macugen 0.3mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Macugen 0.3mg Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Macugen 0.3mg Infusion is recommended.
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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 Pegaptanib, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Macugen 0.3mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Pegaptanib

Macugen injection belongs to a class of medications called vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonists. Macugen is mainly used for the treatment of exudative (wet) neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD, a disease of the eye that affects vision).

Substitutes for Macugen

No substitutes found for this medicine
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