Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

Consumer    Professional

General Information on Pegademase Bovine

Generic Name : Pegademase Bovine

Pronunciation : peg-AD-e-mase BOE-vine

Latest prescription information about Pegademase Bovine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Enzymes

Trade Names/Brand Names of Pegademase Bovine

International- Adagen.

Why is Pegademase Bovine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a modified enzyme, prescribed for severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID) in patients with adenosine deaminase (ADA) deficiency. It improves immune system function by correcting the levels of ADA in the body.

When should Pegademase Bovine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with abnormal decrease in platelet counts, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Pegademase Bovine?

IM- The recommended dosing schedule is 10 U/kg for the first dose, 15 U/kg for the second dose, and 20 U/kg for the third dose. Maintenance: 20 U/kg per week.

How should Pegademase Bovine be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into a large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Pegademase Bovine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding problem, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Avoid using contaminated solution of this medication.

What are the side effects of Pegademase Bovine?

   Blood : Anemia and decrease in platelets.
   Skin : Injection site redness, hives and rash.

What are the other precautions for Pegademase Bovine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Pegademase Bovine?

Store it in refrigerator (2 to 8C). Do not freeze it.

Advertisement

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India

Drugs A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Drugs Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store