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Elaxim 40Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Tenecteplase
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 04, 2019

This injection is a thrombolytic medication used to prevent a heart attack by dissolving blood clots. It is derived from an enzyme and is a tissue plasminogen activator. The medicine is administered through intravenous injection only by the doctor. The dosage is determined according to your body weight, health condition, and severity of the disease. Take due advice if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also make the doctor aware of any allergies that you have of any drug, food or substance.

There may be some serious side effects, one of which is bleeding. Severe bleeding may even cause death. Therefore emergency medical attention must be sought immediately. The patient may start coughing up bloody sputum, the heartbeat rate can start fluctuating with a feeling of passing out. There may be traces of blood in stool or urine.

The medication can treat the below provided problem:

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This injection should not be used during pregnancy unless necessary.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Elaxim 40Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This injection combines to fibrin rich clots through finger look-alike fibronectin domain and also Kringle 2 domain. The protease domain divides the Arg/VAL bonds within the plasminogen to form plasmin.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this injection in combination with Enoxaparin, Escitalopram, NSAIDs, ACE inhibitors, Clopidogrel, Apixaban, and Warfarin.

Ques: What is Elaxim 40Mg Injection?

Ans: This injection is a medication which has Tenecteplase as an active element present in it.

Ques: What are the uses of Elaxim 40Mg Injection?

Ans: This injection is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Acute heart attack.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Elaxim 40Mg Injection?

Ans: Here are some side effects of Elaxim 40Mg Injection which are as follows: increased bleeding tendency, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Blood in stool, and Blood in the urine.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Elaxim 40Mg Injection?

Ans: This injection should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Elaxim 40Mg Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This injection should be given by the medical practitioner himself/herself.

Ques: How long do I need to use Elaxim 40Mg Injection before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 2 hours to 1 week.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: You can follow your normal diet under the usage of this injection.

Ques: Will Elaxim 40Mg Injection be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: There is no need to take this medication more than its recommended doses. Taking an overdose of this medication may trigger side effects.
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