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XOLAIR 150MG INJECTION_1
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XOLAIR 150MG INJECTION_1
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Xolair 150mg Injection

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Salt Composition : Omalizumab

Manufacturer : NOVARTIS INDIA LTD

Origin of Medicine : Switzerland

MRP: 32590
Price :28353
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Introduction to Xolair 150mg Injection

Xolair 150mg injection contains an active component called Xolair 150mg injection. This medicine belongs to monoclonal antibodies. This medication is used to treat allergic asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the nose and sinuses) with nasal polyps, and chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU). Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Xolair 150mg injection or any of the ingredients that are allergic to latex because the needle cap of the syringe may contain latex. Before using Xolair 150mg injection, it's crucial to consult your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems or suffer from an autoimmune disease.

Discussing these factors with your doctor ensures safe and informed use of Xolair 150mg injection for your specific medical condition. The safety and efficacy of the drug in children has not been established. So, it is recommended that you ask your doctor. Consult your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or think you may be pregnant while breastfeeding.


Uses of Xolair 150mg Injection

  • Allergic asthma
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the nose and sinuses) with nasal polyps
  • Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)

Therapeutic Effects of Xolair 150mg Injection

Xolair 150mg injection works by blocking and targeting a substance called immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the body; in this way, it reduces allergic reactions like Chronic rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the nose and sinuses) with nasal polyps and chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU).


Interaction of Xolair 150mg 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 Xolair 150mg injection and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Xolair 150mg Injection

  • Keep Xolair 150mg injection out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Store in a refrigerator between 2°C to 8°C.
  • Do not freeze.

How to consume Xolair 150mg Injection

This medicine is given only in a hospital setup by a healthcare provider. Cernos Depot 1gm injection will be given to you by your doctor. It is given subcutaneous injection, either as a single injection or as a continuous infusion (a drip). Your physician will decide the dosage and frequency of this injection based on the severity of your disease and other factors.


Safety Advices for Xolair 150mg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

It is unknown whether Xolair 150mg injection is harmful to the unborn baby. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

  

Xolair 150mg injection is not recommended for breastfeeding women; it may be excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

Inform your physician about any underlying lung disorders or breathing difficulty before taking Xolair 150mg injection, as this medication should be used with caution in lung disease patients.

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Liver

  

Inform your physician about any underlying liver disorders or breathing difficulty before taking Xolair 150mg injection, as this medication should be used with caution in liver disease patients.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol under medication. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking medicine.

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Driving

  

Xolair 150mg injection may cause side effects like tiredness or drowsiness. It is recommended to avoid driving and using machines.


Side Effects of Xolair 150mg Injection

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

Common

  • Fever (in children)
  • Reactions at the injection site (pain, swelling, itching, and redness)
  • Pain in stomach
  • Headache (very common in children)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection (inflammation of the pharynx and common cold)
  • Feeling of pressure or pain in the cheeks and forehead (sinusitis, sinus headache)
  • Joint pain (arthralgia)
  • Feeling dizzy

Word of Advice

Consult your doctor immediately if you have allergic reactions like wheezing, shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness, or trouble breathing, low blood pressure, dizziness, fainting, rapid or weak heartbeat, anxiety,flushing, itching, hives, or feeling warm, swelling of the throat or tongue, throat tightness, hoarse voice, or trouble swallowing. consult your doctor if you have a food allergy or seasonal allergies, sudden breathing problems (bronchospasm), parasitic infection, or cancer.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I take Xolair 150mg injection if I have an allergy?

It is recommended to consult your doctor before taking the medicine. The drug may be contraindicated for patients who have food or seasonal allergies.

Q 2. Can I take Xolair 150mg injection while I am breastfeeding?

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Xolair 150mg injection or any of the ingredients that are allergic to latex because the needle cap of the syringe may contain latex.

Q 3. Can I use Xolair 150mg injection when I have an autoimmune disease?

It is recommended to be cautious before taking the medicine when you have an autoimmune disease. It is contraindicated for autoimmune disease. Hence, you need to consult your doctor.

Q 4. Can I drive while taking Xolair 150mg injection?

No, it is not recommended to drive or handle machines. The drug may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Consult your doctor before going to drive.

Q 5. What are the precautions I need to follow while under Xolair 150mg injection medication?

Before using Xolair 150mg injection, it's crucial to consult your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems or suffer from an autoimmune disease. It will help your doctor to ensure the safe and informed use of Xolair 150mg injection for your specific medical condition.


Fact Box of Xolair 150mg Injection

Molecule name: omalizumab

Therapeutic class: Anti-allergic agent

Pharmacological class: Monoclonal antibody

Indications: 

1. Allergic asthma

2. Chronic rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the nose and sinuses) with nasal polyps

3. Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)


References

  1. Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on Feb 2023] [ Accessed on 6th Oct 2023],https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4725.pdf
  2. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Inc. US Food and Drug Administration, [ Revised on June 2016] [ Accessed on 6 Oct 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2016/103976s5225lbl.pdf

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