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    Etacept 25mg Injection 3ml

    Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
    ETANERCEPT 25MG
    SKU: 13891
    $240.00
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    What is ETACEPT 25MG?

    • ETACEPT 25MG contains Etanercept which is a prescription medicine called a Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) blocker

    Therapeutic Uses

    What ETACEPT 25MG is used for?

    In adults (aged 18 and over):

    • It is used for moderate or severe rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, severe axial spondyloarthritis including ankylosing spondylitis, and moderate or severe psoriasis
    • For rheumatoid arthritis, ETACEPT 25MG is usually used in combination with methotrexate

    Children and Adolescents:

    • It is used for Polyarthritis (rheumatoid factor positive or negative) and extended oligoarthritis in patients from the age of 2 years
    • It is used for enthesitis-related arthritis in patients from the age of 12 years
    • It is used for severe psoriasis in patients from the age of 6 years

    Warning & Precautions

    Talk to Doctor

    Talk to your Doctor, if you:

    • Are allergic to etanercept or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
    • Or the child have or are at risk of developing a serious blood infection called sepsis
    • Have any major surgery
    • Or the child have a history of recurrent infections or suffer from diabetes
    • Have tuberculosis
    • Have blood disorders
    • Have multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis (inflammation of the nerves of the eyes) or transverse myelitis (inflammation of the spinal cord)
    • Have a history of congestive heart failure
    • Have or have ever had lymphoma (a type of blood cancer) or any other cancer
    • Or the child are exposed to chickenpox
    • Have a history of alcohol abuse
    • Have wegener’s granulomatosis

    Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

    • If you are pregnant or breast feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine

    Children & Adolescents

    • Ask your doctor for advice before giving this medicine to your children

    Driving & Using Machines

    • The use of ETACEPT 25MG is not expected to affect the ability to drive or use machines

    Interactions

    Tell your doctor if you are taking,

    • Anakinra, abatacept (used to treat rheumatoid arthritis)
    • Sulfasalazine (used to treat inflammatory bowel disease)
    Directions & For Use
    • ETACEPT 25MG must only be given by a doctor or nurse
    • It is administered by an injection under the skin (by subcutaneous injection)
    Side Effects
    Serious
    • Allergic reactions such as trouble swallowing or breathing, swelling of the face, throat, hands or feet, feeling nervous or anxious, throbbing sensations, sudden reddening of the skin and/or a warm feeling, severe rash, itching, or hives (elevated patches of red or pale skin that often itch)
    • Blood disorders: bleeding, bruising or paleness
    • Nerve disorders: numbness or tingling, changes in vision, eye pain or onset of weakness in an arm or leg
    • Autoimmune reactions (where antibodies are made that may harm normal tissues in the body) such as pain, itching, weakness, and abnormal breathing, thinking, sensation, or vision
    • Lupus or lupus-like syndrome: weight changes, persistent rash, fever, joint or muscle pain, or fatigue
    • Inflammation of the blood vessels: pain, fever, redness or warmth of the skin, or itching
    Common
    • Infections: colds, sinusitis, bronchitis, urinary tract infections and skin infections
    • Injection site reactions: bleeding, bruising, redness, itching, pain and swelling
    Uncommon
    • Serious infections: pneumonia, deep skin infections, joint infections, blood infection, worsening of congestive heart failure, low red blood cell count, low white blood cell count, low neutrophil, low blood platelet count, skin cancer (excluding melanoma), swelling of the skin, hives, eye inflammation, psoriasis, inflammation of the blood vessels affecting multiple organs
    Rare
    • Failure of the bone marrow to produce crucial blood cells

    More Information

    Storage
    • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
    • Store in a refrigerator at  2–8°C
     

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