- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for INTACEPT 50MG INJ and its Constituents
- 5 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 6 Common Side-Effects
- 7 Serious Side-Effects
- 8 Disease Interactions
- 9 Technical Classification
- 10 Prescription Statistics
- 10.1 How Frequently is it taken?
- 10.2 How long was it prescribed?
- 10.3 What is the break-up across patient age-group?
- 10.4 What is the gender-breakup across patients?
- 10.5 What kind of doctors prescribe this medicine?
- 10.6 Most common Medicines advised along-side?
- 10.7 Most common Diagnostic/Lab Tests advised along-side?
- 11 Available Alternatives for INTACEPT 50MG INJ
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OverviewINTACEPT 50MG INJ is a Schedule H drug.
INTACEPT 50MG INJ is composed of: ETANERCEPT (50.0 MG)
Etanercept is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker. It works by decreasing TNF, a protein produced by the immune system to helps the body fight infections. In people with autoimmune disorders, the immune system produces too much TNF and mistakenly attacks healthy cells. Etanercept is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis, and to prevent joint damage caused by these conditions. Etanercept is also used to treat polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children who are at least 2 years old. Etanercept is also used to treat plaque psoriasis in adults and children who are at least 4 years old.
UsageETANERCEPT is generally used to treat: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis
ETANERCEPT can address symptoms like: Arms Swelling
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 2yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Considered as Generally Safe – not enough studies to prove risk
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
Precautions for INTACEPT 50MG INJ and its Constituents
Symptoms of OverdosageETANERCEPT over-dosage can result in: Difficulty Breathing
Common Side-EffectsETANERCEPT : Flu, Sarcoidosis
Serious Side-EffectsETANERCEPT : Tuberculosis, Cancer, Congestive Heart Disease, Heart Attack, Aseptic Meningitis, Hydrocephalus, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Head Headache, Dizziness, Hair Loss, Eyes Burn, Nose Burn, Abdomen Pain, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Loss Of Appetite, Loose Motion, Dry Mouth, Arms Joint Pain
Disease InteractionsETANERCEPT can interfere with: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis Non-A (alcoholic Hepatitis), Heart Failure, Hypoglycemia, Tuberculosis, Varicella Virus Antenatal Infection, Wegener’s Granulomatosis
Technical ClassificationETANERCEPT is categorized as:
- ANTIRHEUMATICS / MISCELLANEOUS AGENTS
- TNF ALFA INHIBITORS / IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS / IMMUNOLOGIC AGENTS
Prescription StatisticsFollowing information is taken from treatment plans advised by our doctors. This is Only for informational purpose and you must seek doctor’s advice if you are not well.
How Frequently is it taken?
|Once every week||40%|
How long was it prescribed?
What is the break-up across patient age-group?
|12 to 18yrs||2%|
|18 to 35yrs||17%|
|35 to 50yrs||9%|
|50 to 60yrs||26%|
|60 to 70yrs||39%|
|70yrs and above||7%|
What is the gender-breakup across patients?
What kind of doctors prescribe this medicine?
Most common Medicines advised along-side?
|FOLVITE 5MG TAB||32%|
|UPRISE D3 60K TAB||15%|
|DEPOMEDROL 40MG INJ||15%|
|NEUROBION FORTE TAB||13%|
|LEFNO TAB 10MG||13%|
|FOLITRAX 10MG TAB||13%|
|LEFNO TAB 20MG||11%|
|HCQS 200MG TAB||11%|
|NUCOXIA P TAB||11%|
Most common Diagnostic/Lab Tests advised along-side?
|SGPT TEST (BIOCHEMISTRY)||13%|
|SERUM CREATININE (SEROLOGY)||11%|
Available Alternatives for INTACEPT 50MG INJ
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|ENBREL 50MG INJ||INR 17,170 for 1 PACK||ETANERCEPT 50 MG|
|INTACEPT 50MG INJ||INR 10000 for 1 ML INJECTION||ETANERCEPT 50.0 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|ENBREL 25MG INJ||INR 8,700 for 1 PACK||ETANERCEPT 25 MG|
|ETACEPT 25MG INJ||INR 6875 for 3 ML INJECTION||ETANERCEPT 25.0 MG|
|INTACEPT 25MG INJ||INR 5500 for 1 ML INJECTION||ETANERCEPT 25 MG|