Etacept

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  • Contains / Salt: Etanercept (25 mg)
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Etacept Information

Etacept is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Rheumatoid Arthritis are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Etacept have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Etacept depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Etacept include Nausea or vomiting, Cough, Headache. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Etacept can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Etacept normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Etacept's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Etacept's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Etacept can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Etacept in conditions like Infections. Some other conditions that can be affected by Etacept are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Etacept have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Etacept is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Etacept Benefits & Uses

Etacept is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Etacept 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: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.8 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: 3 months
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.8 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 Weekly
  • Course Duration: 3 months
  • Special Instructions: Above 4 years old can take

Etacept Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Etacept safe for pregnant women?


    Etacept can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Etacept safe during breastfeeding?


    Etacept should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

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


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Etacept. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Etacept on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Etacept. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Etacept on the Heart?


    Etacept can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Etacept with Other Drugs

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

Severe



Etacept Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Etacept

  • Is this Etacept habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Etacept is addictive.

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


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Etacept since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Etacept is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Etacept is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Etacept Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Etacept


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

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Etacept


    Information about the interaction of Etacept and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    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; Enbrel® (etanercept)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 883-884

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 533-534

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