Introduction to Glatirex Injection

Glatirex Injection works by modifying the bodys immune system and thereby preventing damage to the brain and spinal cord cells. This injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is injected into the tissue under the skin (subcutaneous tissue) only and remember it is never injected into a vein or a muscle. It is better to have a different injection site for each dose. If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this injection is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor.

This medicine may cause side effects like rash, shortness of breath, chest pain and vasodilation (dilation of the blood vessels leading to a decrease in the blood pressure of an individual). These are usually temporary and normally go away on their own in some time. However, you should inform your doctor immediately if they last longer or become severe.

How Glatirex Injection Works?

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How To Use Glatirex Injection

  • Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

Side Effects Of Glatirex Injection

  • Rash
  • Breathlessness
  • Chest pain
  • Vasodilation
  • Injection site reaction

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Safety Advice For Glatirex Injection

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Glatirex Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Glatirex Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

Glatirex Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

It is not known whether Glatirex Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Glatirex Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Liver

There is limited information available on the use of Glatirex Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alcohol

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Glatirex Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Glatirex Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

Glatirex Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

It is not known whether Glatirex Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Glatirex Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.

Liver

There is limited information available on the use of Glatirex Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.