Alemtuzumab

Prescription Required



  • Manufactured by: Jan Aushadhi
  • Storage: Store at room temperature


Alemtuzumab Information



Alemtuzumab Benefits & Uses

Alemtuzumab is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Alemtuzumab Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 12 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: Initially 12 mg IV daily on 5 consecutive days then take after 12 months 12 mg IV daily on 3 consecutive days
Geriatric
  • Disease: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 12 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: Initially 12 mg IV daily on 5 consecutive days then take after 12 months 12 mg IV daily on 3 consecutive days


Alemtuzumab Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Alemtuzumab is used -

Severe

Mild

Common

  • Upper respiratory tract infection

Alemtuzumab Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Alemtuzumab safe for pregnant women?


    Alemtuzumab has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Alemtuzumab without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Alemtuzumab safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Alemtuzumab. It should only be taken after medical advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Alemtuzumab on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Alemtuzumab on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alemtuzumab on the Liver?


    Alemtuzumab may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Alemtuzumab on the Heart?


    Alemtuzumab may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Alemtuzumab with Other Drugs

Alemtuzumab should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Alemtuzumab Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alemtuzumab unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Alemtuzumab

  • Is this Alemtuzumab habit forming or addictive?


    Alemtuzumab is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Alemtuzumab does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Alemtuzumab should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Alemtuzumab is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Alemtuzumab Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Alemtuzumab


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Alemtuzumab, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Alemtuzumab


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Alemtuzumab with alcohol.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lemtrada® (alemtuzumab)



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