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General Information on Raxibacumab

Generic Name : Raxibacumab

Latest prescription information about Raxibacumab. 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.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Raxibacumab

International- Abthrax.

Why is Raxibacumab Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a human monoclonal antibody, prescribed for anthrax with appropriate antibacterial drugs.  

What is the dosage of Raxibacumab?

Adults: IV- The recommended dose is 40 mg/kg.
Pediatrics greater than 15 kg to 50 kg: 60 mg/kg.
Pediatrics 15 kg or less: 80 mg/kg.

How should Raxibacumab be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

What are the warnings and precautions for Raxibacumab?

Caution should be exercised in patients with any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Raxibacumab?

  Most Common: Rash, pain in extremity, itching and drowsiness.

What are the other precautions for Raxibacumab?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Raxibacumab?

Store the medication as directed by your physician.

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