Pegadria 50mg Injection can be used in both adults and children. It is given as injection into vein with extreme caution by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. It makes contraceptive pills less effective, so it advised to use reliable contraception during and after 6 months of the treatment.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, rash, weakness, low blood platelets. If they do not go away or get worse, tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects. It is very strong medicine and some people may develop serious side effects while taking it. This medicine may lead to problems with your blood, liver or heart. Your doctor will advise you regular blood tests to check for these.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have liver disease. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Uses of Pegadria Injection
Side effects of Pegadria Injection
Common side effects of Pegadria
- Low blood platelets
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Loss of appetite
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
- Painful blisters on hands and feet
How to use Pegadria Injection
How Pegadria Injection works
Caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease as the information available is limited for use of this medicine in these patients.
Use of Pegadria 50mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.