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Edastar 1.5mg Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Edaravone

Manufacturer : LUPIN LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 917.2
Price :440
You Save :477 (52%)

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Introduction to Edastar 1.5mg Injection

Edastar 1.5mg injection is a free radical scavenger that contains an active ingredient called Edaravone, which belongs to the group of medicines called neuroprotective agents with antioxidant properties. It is a medication used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This medicine is thought to work by reducing the damage caused by free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can damage cells.

Do not use Edastar 1.5mg injection if you are allergic to Edaravone or any of its ingredients. This medicine contains sodium bisulfite, which can trigger allergies like anaphylactic reactions and asthma in some people. Discuss any allergies or concerns with your healthcare provider before using it. During the treatment, it's crucial to monitor liver function and blood cell counts for potential adverse effects. Caution should be exercised in individuals with a history of drug allergies or adverse reactions. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about all medications, supplements, and herbal products in use to assess potential interactions. Before taking the medicine, notify your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding. The safety and effectiveness of the medicine have not been confirmed for use in children. 


Uses of Edastar 1.5mg Injection

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Therapeutic Effects of Edastar 1.5mg Injection

Edastar 1.5mg injection acts as a free radical scavenger, reducing oxidative stress and potentially protecting nerve cells, particularly in conditions like ALS


Interaction of Edastar 1.5mg Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Edastar 1.5mg injection and can cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Edastar 1.5mg Injection

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Store below 30°C.
  • Do not freeze the medicine.
  • Always check the expiry date before using it.

How to consume Edastar 1.5mg Injection

Edastar 1.5mg injection will be administered to you by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. It is usually administered in a vein (intravenous) infusion. Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.


Safety Advices for Edastar 1.5mg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

It is unknown whether Edastar 1.5mg injection harms the unborn baby. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. 

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether Edastar 1.5mg injection is excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Edastar 1.5mg injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Limited information on using Edastar 1.5mg injection in patients with liver disease is available. Therefore,  it should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. It is crucial to consult your doctor before considering its usage to ensure it is safe and appropriate for your condition. Your doctor may monitor liver function to avoid the side effects. 

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking Edastar 1.5mg injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether Edastar 1.5mg injection alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines. 


Side Effects of Edastar 1.5mg Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Hypersensitivity reaction (swelling of the lips, tongue, face, fainting, dizziness, wheezing, itching, breathing problems, rash, asthma attack)

Common

  • Bruising
  • Walking problems
  • Headache

Word of Advice

Follow your doctor's recommendations closely throughout the process. If you experience any concerning symptoms or side effects, be sure to inform your healthcare provider immediately. Do not breastfeed while taking Edastar 1.5mg injection injection unless it is recommended by your doctor. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I use Edastar 1.5mg injection if I’m pregnant?

It is unknown whether Edastar 1.5mg injection harms the unborn baby. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.

Q 2. Can I use Edastar 1.5mg injection with other medications?

Before using this medicine, it is essential to consult your doctor, as they can interact with various other medications. Getting suggestions from your doctor will help ensure the safe and appropriate use of Edastar 1.5mg injection with your current medication regimen.

Q 3. What are the side effects of Edastar 1.5mg injection?

The most common side effects of Edastar 1.5mg injection are bruising, walking problems, and headaches. If you experience any side effects, talk to your doctor.

Q 4. Is it okay to consume alcohol while taking Edastar 1.5mg injection?

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking Edastar 1.5mg injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.

Q 5. How do you manage the side effects of Edastar 1.5mg injection?

To manage the side effects of Edastar 1.5mg injection, follow the prescribed dosage and report side effects promptly. Stay hydrated, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and attend follow-up appointments. If you experience any side effects, report them to your doctor immediately.


Fact Box of Edastar 1.5mg Injection

Molecule Name: Edaravone Therapeutic class: Neuroprotective agents
Pharmacological class: Free radical scavengerIndications: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

References

  1. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., US Food and Drug Administration; [Revised on May 2022] [ Accessed on 04th Sept 2023], label (fda.gov)
  2. Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc, Product Monograph including Patient medication information, [ Revised on Oct 2018] [ Accessed on  04th Sept 2023], https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00047612.PDF
  3. Drug bank online, Edaravone,  [ Accessed on 04th Sept 2023] https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB12243

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