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Mejorasp 3750IU Injection
Salt Composition : Peg L-asparaginase
Manufacturer : SAYRE THERAPEUTICS PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
1 Vial(s) Of 5ml
Introduction to Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
Mejorasp 3750IU Injection contains Peg-L-asparaginase. It is used to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (cancer of white blood cells) in patients aged four months and above. In Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the white blood cells called lymphocytes multiply uncontrolled and abnormally. This disorder is also known as Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.
This medicine should not be used if you have severe problems with your pancreas or are allergic to asparaginase or any of the ingredients of this medicine. Talk to your physician if you are a diabetic patient, as this medicine contains glucose. The common side effects of Mejorasp 3750IU Injection are muscle pain, nausea, infections, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Use effective birth control during the treatment with Mejorasp 3750IU Injection and for at least three months after the last dose. Women should use contraception methods other than oral contraceptives.
Uses of Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
Therapeutic Effects of Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
Cancer cells need a substance called asparagine to survive. Mejorasp 3750IU Injection works by lowering the levels of asparagine in the body.
Interaction of Mejorasp 3750iu 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 Mejorasp 3750IU and can cause undesirable side effects.
More Information about Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
- Keep Mejorasp 3750IU Injection out of sight and reach of children.
- Store in a refrigerator (2°C to 8°C).
How to consume Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
It will be given to you by your healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the dose and dosage of your treatment based on the disease condition and other factors. Do not self-administer.
Safety Advices for Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
You should not take Mejorasp 3750IU if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant because it may cause birth defects.
You must not breastfeed your baby during treatment with Mejorasp 3750IU Injection. You need to tell your physician if you are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.
Limited information is available on the safety of Mejorasp 3750IU in patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have lung disease or disorders before initiating the treatment.
You need to tell your physician if you have any liver disorders before taking Mejorasp 3750IU Injection.
It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol while taking Mejorasp 3750IU. Inform your physician if you are a chronic drinker.
Mejorasp 3750IU Injection can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid driving if you are unwell.
Side Effects of Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Severe allergic reactions
- High blood sugar levels
- Liver and nervous problems
- Pain near your stomach (inflammation of the pancreas)
- Blood clots in arm or leg
- Pain, bruising, swelling, or hardening of the skin at the injection site
- Muscle pain
- Weight loss
- Infections (fever, rapid heart rate, confusion, or a rash)
- Difficulty breathing
- Inflammation of the digestive tract
- Abdominal pain, discomfort
Word of Advice
This injection should be administered only by the doctor or nurse. Inform the doctor if the patient has any allergic response, blood pressure, kidney, or liver problems and medication taken for different medical conditions. Consult the doctor if the patient is pregnant or breastfeeding mother before taking this medication. Avoid driving while taking this medication, as it can cause dizziness. Avoid handling heavy machineries as the patient may lack concentration.
Q 1. Can Mejorasp 3750IU Injection affect blood glucose levels?
Yes, Mejorasp 3750IU medication can increase blood glucose levels as it contains glucose. Blood glucose levels should be monitored regularly while taking this medication.
Q 2. Can Mejorasp 3750IU Injection be self administered?
No, Mejorasp 3750IU injection should be administered only by the doctor or nurse and should not be self administered. Wrong injection techniques can lead to complications.
Q 3. Can I use Mejorasp 3750IU Injection while driving?
Avoid driving and handling heavy machineries while taking Mejorasp 3750IU medication as it causes dizziness and lack of concentration.
Q 4. Is it safe to use Mejorasp 3750IU Injection during breastfeeding?
It is unsafe to use Mejorasp 3750IU medication during breastfeeding and inform the doctor before taking this medication.
Q 5. Is Mejorasp 3750IU a chemotherapy medication?
it is a chemotherapy medicine which is used to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (cancer of white blood cells).
Fact Box of Mejorasp 3750iu Injection
Molecule name: Peg-L-Asparaginase
Therapeutic class: Anti-neoplastics
|Pharmacological Class: Enzyme||Indications: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)|
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- KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Anticancer drugs, 7th edition, 2013, 869.
- Porton Biopharma Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (emc), [Revised on June 2021] [ Accessed on 9th August 2021], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.12340.pdf
- Merck & Co., Inc., US Food and Drug Administration, [Issued on 2000] [ Accessed on 5th August 2021], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2002/aspamer080102LB.pdf
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