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Romy 500mcg Injection

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Salt Composition : Romiplostim

Manufacturer : INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 7136.5
Price :6066
You Save :1071 (15%)

1 Vial(s) Of 1ml

Prepaid Only. Non-Returnable


Introduction to Romy 500mcg Injection

Romy 500mcg injection belongs to the platelet-stimulating agent category, containing the active ingredient Romiplostim. It treats immune primary thrombocytopenia (ITP). ITP occurs when the body's immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys its own platelets, leading to low platelet counts. This drug is mostly used in adults and children aged 18 years and over with immune primary thrombocytopenia when other treatments have not been effective. It is prescribed when immunoglobulins, corticosteroids, or splenectomy (surgical spleen removal) have not successfully increased platelet counts.

This drug is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to other medicines that are produced by DNA technology using the micro-organism Escherichia coli (E. coli). Before receiving this injection, it is important to inform your physician about certain conditions such as liver problems, cancer, recent surgery, smoking habits, and if you are taking birth control pills. These factors may impact the safety and effectiveness of the medication, and your physician needs to be aware of them to determine if Romy 500mcg injection is suitable for you or if any adjustments need to be made to your treatment plan.

When you are on treatment with this drug, your physician will monitor your blood tests regularly to assess for any abnormalities that may indicate bone marrow changes. If abnormalities are detected, your doctor will evaluate their significance and determine the appropriate course of action because this drug has been associated with major changes in the bone marrow. Depending on the findings, your doctor may decide to continue or discontinue the treatment. Romy 500mcg injection is not recommended for pregnant patients unless specifically indicated by your doctor. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning for the pregnancy before initiating the treatment. It is not known whether this drug is present in human milk. Therefore breastfeeding should be avoided.


Uses of Romy 500mcg Injection

  • Treatment of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)

Therapeutic Effects of Romy 500mcg Injection

Romy 500mcg injection works by stimulating the production of platelets in the bone marrow. It binds to and activates the thrombopoietin receptor, which promotes the development and maturation of platelets. This helps to increase the platelet count in individuals with ITP.


Interaction of Romy 500mcg Injection with other drugs

Inform your physician about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Romy 500mcg injection and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Romy 500mcg Injection

  • Store Romy 500mcg injection in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C).
  • Do not freeze.

How to consume Romy 500mcg Injection

Romy 500mcg injection will be administered to you by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. It is usually administered as a subcutaneous injection (under the skin). Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.


Safety Advices for Romy 500mcg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

Romy 500mcg injection is not recommended for pregnant patients unless specifically indicated by your doctor. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning for the pregnancy before initiating the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is not known whether Romy 500mcg injection is present in human milk. Therefore, this drug is not recommended for use while breastfeeding.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Romy 500mcg injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have lung disease before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether Romy 500mcg injection is safe for patients with liver problems. Inform your physician if you have liver disease before starting the treatment. 

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol interacts with Romy 500mcg injection. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

Some side effects of Romy 500mcg injection may impair your ability to drive or operate machinery safely. It is advisable to discuss this with your doctor before engaging in such activities.


Side Effects of Romy 500mcg Injection

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

Serious

  • Loss of response
  • Progression of Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Thromboembolic complications
  • Leukemia
  • Higher risk of blood clots

Common 

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Joint pain, muscle pain
  • Indigestion
  • Sleeping trouble
  • Tingling or numbness of feet or hands
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion
  • Fever, cough

Word of Advice

Since Romy 500mcg injection affects platelet production, it's essential to take precautions to avoid injuries and bleeding. Be cautious when engaging in activities that may increase your risk of injury, and report any unusual bleeding or bruising to your physician.


FAQs

Q 1. What precautions should be taken before using Romy 500mcg injection?

Before taking Romy 500mcg injection, it is important to inform your physician about any liver problems, history of cancer, recent surgeries, smoking habits, and the use of birth control pills. These factors may affect the safety and effectiveness of the medication, and your physician needs to be aware of them.

Q 2. What are the common side effects of Romy 500mcg injection?

The most common side effects of Romy 500mcg injection include headache and respiratory tract infections. However, side effects can vary from person to person. If you experience any concerning side effects or have any concerns, it is advisable to consult your physician.

Q 3. How is Romy 500mcg injection administered?

Romy 500mcg injection is administered through subcutaneous injections (under the skin). Your physician will provide the specific dosing and administration instructions.

Q 4. How does Romy 500mcg injection work?

Romy 500mcg injection works by stimulating the production of platelets in the bone marrow. It binds to and activates the thrombopoietin receptor, promoting platelet development and maturation. This helps to increase the platelet count in individuals with ITP.

Q 5. Can Romy 500mcg injection be used in children?

Romy 500mcg injection is approved for use in adults and children aged 18 years and over with immune primary thrombocytopenia (ITP) when other treatments are ineffective. The pediatrician will determine the dosing and administration.


Fact Box of Romy 500mcg Injection

Molecule name: Romiplostim

Therapeutic class: Platelet-stimulating agents

Pharmacological class:  Thrombopoietin receptor agonists

Indications: Treatment of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)


References

  1. Amgen Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [ Revised on Oct 2021] [ Accessed on 14th July 2023],https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.567.pdf
  2. Amgen Inc, US Food and Drug Administration, [ Revised on Dec 2018] [Accessed on 14th July 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2018/125268s163lbl.pdf
  3. Douglas B.cines et al.; Safety and efficacy of romiplostim in splenectomized patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia; Haematologica; Published on August 2017; Accessed on 14th July 2023; https://www.haematologica.org/article/view/8154

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