Relyto 500 IV500mg/50ml
Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Relyto 500 IV. Please consult your doctor.
Relyto 500 IV may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the deve... View More
Relyto 500 IV is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the bab... View More
It is not known whether Relyto 500 IV alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate a... View More
Relyto 500 IV is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Relyto 500 IV may not be ... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Relyto 500 IV in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. Use of Relyto 500 IV is n... View More
Relyto 500 IV is used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), rheumatoid arthritis, blood cancer (chronic lymphocytic leukemia), granulomatosis ... View More
Uses of Relyto 500 IV
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Blood cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia)
- Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
- Microscopic polyangiitis
Side effects of Relyto 500 IV
- Edema (swelling)
- Hair loss
- Febrile neutropenia
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Infusion reaction
- Increased risk of infection
- Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
How to use Relyto 500 IV
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Relyto 500 IV works
Relyto 500 IV is a monoclonal antibody. It works by targeting the unwanted activity of immune cells (B cells) in rheumatoid arthritis and certain types ... View More
What if you forget to take Relyto 500 IV?
If you miss a dose of Relyto 500 IV, please consult your doctor.
- It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) by your doctor or nurse.
- You may be given some painkillers, antihistamine and possibly steroids before the drip to help prevent infusion reaction.
- Your doctor may get blood tests done to check for hepatitis B before treatment and to monitor your blood cells during treatment with this medicine.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat or rash.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have any heart rhythm problems, if you are having surgery or if you plan to get any vaccinations.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; follicular lymphoma
Reconstitution: Dilute the appropriate dose w/ sodium chloride 0.9% or glucose 5% to a final concentration of between 1 and 4 mg/mL. IV Administratio... View More
Intravenous Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recommended dose for NHL 375 mg/m² IV infusion according to the following schedules Relapsed or refractory low-g... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Lactation. Type I hypersensitivity or anaphylactic reactions to murine proteins or component of the formulation.
Mode of Action
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