Golimumab

 

General English name: Golimumab

Brand: Simponi Aria, Simponi

Application: Rheumatoid arthritis - Ankylosing spondylitis - Psoriatic arthritis - Crohn's disease - Ulcerative colitis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicinal forms of golimumab

Golimumab Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Golimumab

Contraindications to the use of gulimumab

Gluimumab during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Golimumab on driving

Drug interaction with golimumab

Golimumab Warning

Side effects of golimumab

Side effects of Golimumab overdose (Golimumab poisoning)

Storage conditions of Golimumab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicinal forms of golimumab

Ampoules, injectable vials

 

Golimumab Drug Information

Glimomab is used to reduce the pain and swelling of certain inflammatory diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis) and certain intestinal diseases (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis). Golimumab belongs to a group of drugs that block tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and reduces inflammation by blocking TNF (a substance made by the body that causes inflammation).

 

The correct amount and method of taking Golimumab

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive medication information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Golimumab varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. The dose of this drug is prescribed based on the weight and condition of the disease.
  • The Golimumab injection vial is injected intravenously (within 30 minutes) under the supervision of a physician (4 weeks after the first dose and then 8 weeks later). The doctor monitors the patient's symptoms for up to an hour after the injection.
  • Golimumab ampoules are injected subcutaneously.
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes before injection to bring to room temperature.
  • Golimumab should not be injected into an area of ​​skin that has been bruised or injured.
  • Before injecting this medicine, clean the area and drink alcohol.
  • Try not to miss a dose of Golimumab.

 

Contraindications to the use of gulimumab

Note the expiration date of golimumab and do not take it if it has expired.

Never give Golimumab to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with golimumab, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Gluimumab during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Taking golimumab during pregnancy may be dangerous for the fetus.

 

The effect of Golimumab on driving

Golimumab does not change your vision or drowsiness, you do not need to avoid driving if you do not have these symptoms.

 

 Drug interaction with golimumab

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Golimumab may interact with the following drugs: Immunosuppressants (such as cyclosporine, abatacept, anakinra), some live vaccines such as BCG and influenza vaccine, other TNF blockers (such as etanerzepum, , Infliximab)

 

Golimumab Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking glimumab:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have a history of a specific infection (tuberculosis (tuberculosis), hepatitis B).
  • If you have a history of cancer.
  • If you have a heart problem
  • If your blood cell count is low.
  • If you have a bone marrow problem.
  • If you have a history of seizures.
  • If you have lupus.
  • If you have a nervous system problem (MS or epilepsy).
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of golimumab

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Itching, swelling, redness and pain at the injection site

Convulsions, difficulty breathing, bleeding or stroke, numbness or burning of the hands and feet, restlessness, sudden muscle weakness, vision changes, muscle and joint pain, rash on the nose and cheeks, symptoms of heart failure (including shortness of breath, swelling of the legs And ankle), symptoms of infection (such as fever, chills, cough, persistent sore throat, abnormal sweating), symptoms of liver damage (including dark urine, frequent nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite), stomach and abdominal pain, jaundice Or skin: See your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to Golimumab.

 

Side effects of Golimumab overdose (Golimumab poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Golimumab

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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