Side effect(s) of Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes

Review the side-effects of Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Interventions during subsequent surgical procedures
- Surgical removal of cartilage lesion, scars, surgical removal of joint tissue, surgery of the cartilage, removal of a torn meniscus (common knee joint injury), microfracture, scar tissue removal, hardware removal, joint surgeries.

   Most Serious
- Injury complications, graft overgrowth, knee pain, cartilage injury, graft complication, meniscal lesion, graft failure, joint inflammation.

Other Precautions :

• Unstable meniscus tears or absent meniscus should be repaired or reconstructed before starting the Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes therapy.
• Abnormal weight-distribution or instability of the knee should be corrected before initiating the treatment to achieve success rate.
• Administration should be carried out only by the trained medical personnel.

Drug Name : Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes

Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes(Carticel) generic is an autologous (using the patient's own cells) cellular product, prescribed for the repair of symptomatic cartilage defects of the femoral condyle.

Trade Names for Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes

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