GLOBUCEL 10 SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

SKU: AH_AB_PU_7291 Category:

Generic : Human Normal Immunoglobulin (10%)

Treatment : Immunoglobulins deficiency

Pack size  : 100.0 ml in 1 vial

Manufacturer : Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$344.46

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion is used to strengthen the body’s natural immune system to lower the risk of infection in persons with weakened immune system. It is made from healthy human blood that has a high level of certain defensive substances (antibodies), which help fight infections.

Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion has been shown to be effective in preventing infections in bone marrow transplant patients more than 20 years of age in the first 100 days post-transplant. It is used in the treatment of patients where antibody-forming capacity is severely impaired thereby subjecting them to a greater risk of infections. Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion gives you antibodies that your body is not making on its own so you can fight infections. Both children and adults can have this therapy. It is administered as an injection. Your doctor will monitor you for some time after the administration of Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion to check for any side effects.

Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion may sometimes cause side effects like jnjection site reactions such as swelling, redness, pain, induration, itching, bruising, and rash and flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), . If you get any of these, or other side effects, or just feel unwell, you should tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with blood clotting and if you have recently had, or plan to have, a vaccination. It is not known whether this medicine is completely safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding so please take advice from your doctor.

 

BENEFITS OF GLOBUCEL SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

In Immunoglobulins deficiency

Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion strengthens or boost the immune system and lower the risk of infection in persons with a weakened immune system. It works by producing antibodies against foreign substances thereby fighting against infection. It is also used to increase the blood count (platelets) in persons with a certain blood disorder (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura-ITP). This helps stop bleeding and promote the formation of blood clots.

 

HOW TO USE GLOBUCEL SOLUTION FOR INFUSION

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

 

HOW GLOBUCEL SOLUTION FOR INFUSION WORKS

Immune globulin belongs to class of agents called immunostimulants. It works by restoring abnormally low immunoglobulin G levels to the normal range to fight against infectious agents.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CAUTION
Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may experience side effects (for example dizziness or nausea) during Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion that might affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE GLOBUCEL SOLUTION FOR INFUSION?

If you miss a dose of Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion, please consult your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Globucel

  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Injection site soreness
  • Injection site bruising
  • Induration (hardening of a normally soft tissue or organ)
  • Itching
  • Rash

FAQs

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Q. What should I keep in mind while taking Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion?

Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion can reduce the efficiency of some vaccines (like measles/mumps/rubella or chickenpox vaccines). So, inform your doctor that you are on Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion before you get any vaccines. Let your doctor also know if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or if you are breastfeeding. Patients should be adequately hydrated before administration of<br>Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion.

Q. If I feel fine, does it mean that I can discontinue my treatment with Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion?

No, this only means that you are responding well to the treatment. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor. If you stop the medication before completing the treatment then you would be putting yourself at risk as your body would no longer be able to fight infections. However, in case of doubt, you should always talk to your doctor.

Q. How long will it take for Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion to start working?

Your symptoms may take 3-4 weeks to improve. This duration can vary depending on the disease you have and the way you respond to the treatment. If you are not sure, consult your doctor.

Q. Can Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion cause kidney damage?

Yes, Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion can cause kidney damage but not in everyone. Patients having a pre-existing kidney problem, diabetes and hypovolemia (a decrease in the volume of circulating blood) are at risk of developing kidney failure. Additionally, patients who are overweight, over 65 years of age and who are using medicines that can cause kidney damage are also at risk of developing kidney failure. Also, Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion which has sucrose, fructose or maltose as an ingredient in it is more likely to cause kidney damage.

Q. Does Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion cause hair loss?

No, Globucel 10 Solution for Infusion does not cause hair loss. If you experience hair loss, it might be due to some other underlying problem. Please consult your doctor if it bothers you.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 100.0 ml in 1 bottle

pack form  – infusion

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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