Rasby Injection

Rasby Injection

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Introduction

Rasby Injection is used in the treatment of high uric acid due to chemotherapy. It lowers uric acid levels in the blood which helps prevent kidney damage in cancer patients.

It is given as a slow injection into veins 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, vomiting, and rash. However, some side effects require immediate action, hence inform your doctor if you experience difficulty in breathing, chest pain, swelling in the face and throat, itching, or dizziness after taking this medicine. Your doctor may get regular blood tests to check the levels of uric acid during treatment with this medicine. It is better to take plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.

Uses of Rasby Injection

  • High uric acid due to chemotherapy

Side effects of Rasby Injection

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 Rasby

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea

How to use Rasby Injection

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

How Rasby Injection works

Rasby Injection works by causing a reaction with an enzyme that turns uric acid into an inactive substance (allantoin) thereby reducing uric acid levels.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rasby Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rasby Injection 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.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rasby 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

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

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Rasby Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rasby Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

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