Elotuzumab

Facts of Medicine

  • Brand Name: Empliciti
  • Innovator Brand Name: Empliciti
  • API: Elotuzumab
  • Packaging: 1 Vial (Per Box)
  • Strength: 300/400 mg
  • Manufacturer Name: Bristol- Myers Squibb
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Description

Uses of medication: Elotuzumab is used in order to treat multiple myeloma together with the drugs lenalidomide and dexamethasone in patients who have received 1 to 3 prior treatments for their multiple myeloma. It is also used for the treatment of multiple myeloma together with drugs pomalidomide and dexamethasone in adult patients who have given at least 2 prior therapy including lenalidomide and a proteasome inhibitor.

Dosage: The recommended elotuzumab dosage is administered to you by intravenous (IV) infusion into your vein. With lenalidomide and dexamethasone, 10 mg/kg is given intravenously every week for the initial a couple of cycles and every 2 weeks thereafter until the disease progresses or unacceptable toxicity.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported elotuzumab side effects may include:

  • Fatigue
  • Numbness
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Fever
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Constipation
  • Decreased appetite
  • Cough
  • Pneumonia
  • Tingling, or burning pain in your arms/legs

Warnings and Precautions

  • Patients with empliciti dosing should be monitored for fever as well as other signs of infection and should be treated promptly.
  • Patients should be monitored for liver function and stop elotuzumab 400 mg if hepatotoxicity is suspected.
  • It is not recommended to mix Empliciti with, or administer as an infusion with, other medicinal products.
  • The empliciti 400 mg/300mg may cause infusion reactions. Infusion must be interrupted for Grade-2 or higher infusion reactions and appropriate medical management should be instituted.
  • The elotuzumab 300 mg/400mg is administered in together with lenalidomide and dexamethasone. Lenalidomide may be responsible for causing embryo-fetal harm and is contraindicated for use in pregnancy.
  • Due to the potential for serious empliciti side effects in breast-fed infants from empliciti administered with lenalidomide/dexamethasone, breastfeeding should be avoided.

More Info.

Storage: Store empliciti medication under refrigeration at 2°C to 8°C (36°F-46°F). Protect it from light by storing in the original package until time of use. Avoid freezing or shaking.

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

Buying Procedure: In order to buy EMPLICITI, you can contact us at our Toll-free number 1800 889 1064 or on Whats’App Number +91 9650877511or an Email to us at: info@theindianpharma.com along with your Identity Proof, Valid Prescription Letter and Medical Reports.

Conclusion: Elotuzumab plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone has appeared as a promising regimen with less toxicity for the treatment of patients with Multiple Myeloma.

Commonly Asked Questions

What does Empliciti 300 mg contain as an active substance?

The empliciti 300 mg specifically contains the active substance Elotuzumab.

From which class of drug Elotuzumab belongs?

Elotuzumab specifically belongs to an anti SLAMF7 or monoclonal antibody group of medicine.

How does Elotuzumab work?

The elotuzumab multiple myeloma medicine directly activates natural destroying cells and targets SLAMF7 on the myeloma cells. It helps in mediating the ADCC through the CD16 pathway. This activity specifically stimulates your immune system with increased activation of natural destroying cells and increases the anti-tumor activity.

How much does Elotuzumab cost?

The elotuzumab price in india may vary depending on the pharmacy you visit. The empliciti cost is around 378,432 INR per infusion (every 2 weeks) when taken together with lenalidomide and dexamethasone and 709,560 INR per infusion (every 4 weeks) when taken together with pomalidomide and dexamethasone.

Where can I get Elotuzumab at the best price?

In order to get the best elotuzumab price, always go with such Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Company that specifically holds the ISO and WHO-GDP certifications.

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