Dinutuximab

About Medicine

  • Brand Name: Unituxin
  • Innovator Brand Name: Unituxin
  • API: Dinutuximab
  • Packaging: 1 Vial (Per Box)
  • Strength: 17.5mg/5ml
  • Manufacturer Name: United Therapeutics Corporation
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Description

Uses of medication: Dinutuximab is used in order to treat high-risk neuroblastoma in the babies, children and adolescents aged 12 months to 17 years old.

Dosage: The recommended dinutuximab dose should be administered to you by a healthcare practitioner. It should be administered as a drip into your veins (intravenous infusion) with certain other medications.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported dinutuximab side effects include:

  • Pain
  • Pyrexia
  • Hypotension
  • Hyponatremia
  • Anemia
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Hypokalemia
  • Neutropenia
  • Urticaria
  • Hypoalbuminemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Lymphopenia
  • Capillary leak syndrome
  • Infusion reactions
  • Increased alanine aminotransferase
  • Increased aspartate aminotransferase

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Use of unituxin injection is contraindicated in those patients who are with a history of anaphylaxis to dinutuximab.
  • Patients should be monitored closely for the signs/symptoms of infusion reactions while on and for a minimum 4-hours after the completion of each infusion of unituxin injection.
  • Use of this medication should be promptly interrupted or permanently discontinued and institute supportive management in case of severe or prolonged infusion reactions.
  • Prior to each Unituxin Dinutuximab Injection infusion, administer needed intravenous hydration, and patients should be closely monitored for blood pressure while on treatment.
  • Patients should be monitored for the peripheral blood counts closely and serum electrolytes daily while on the dinutuximab injection therapy.
  • Pregnant women are advised that use of this medication during pregnancy may cause fetal harm, so use should be avoided.
  • Breastfeed needs to be avoided during treatment with dinutuximab injection. This is because this drug may pass into breast-milk.

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Storage: The vials of unituxin should be stored under refrigeration at 2°C to 8°C until time of use. It is not recommended to freeze or shake the vial. Keep the unituxin vial in the outer carton to protect from light.

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma (TIP) helps connect buyers with suppliers who can ship UNITUXIN at the global level as per the need of buyer’s. The Indian Pharma provides guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the UNITUXIN Injections.

Buying Procedure: In order to buy UNITUXIN, you can contact us at our Toll-free number 1800 889 1064 or on WhatsApp number +919650877511 or an Email to us at: info@theindianpharma.com along with your Identity Proof, Valid Prescription Letter and Medical Reports.

Conclusion: Findings suggest dinutuximab together with certain other drugs significantly improved event free survival as well as overall survival among Pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is Dinutuximab beta?

The medication dinutuximab beta basically is a monoclonal antibody prescribed as a 2’nd line treatment option for children suffering with high-risk neuroblastoma.

What does Unituxin contain as an active substance?

Unituxin specifically is a cancer drug that contains the active substance dinutuximab.

From which group of drugs Dinutuximab belongs?

Dinutuximab mainly belongs to a group of drugs named monoclonal antibodies.

How does Dinutuximab act?

As a monoclonal antibody, dinutuximab helps in order to target a substance that exists on certain cells, in this case it specifically targets the glycolipid GD2. It binds to GD2, expressed on the surface of the neuroblastoma tumor cells, and a few normal cells. This medication is involved in binding to GD2 and causing the cell in order to break down as well as die.

How much does unituxin cost?

The dinutuximab price in india may vary depending on the pharmacy you visit. The cost for Unituxin 17.5 mg/5 mL injection is around 982, 152 INR for a supply of 5 milliliters

Where can I get Dinutuximab at the best price?

In order to get the best dinutuximab price, always buy this medication from a such Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Company which is ISO and WHO-GDP certified.

Can I get Dinutuximab (Unituxin) even if I am not based in India?

The Indian Pharma helps patients in accessing or importing Dinutuximab (Unituxin), not approved in their home country against the legitimate prescription and in conformity with the all local laws and regulations of their home country.

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