MABALL

Mfd. by :- Hetero (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)

Maball

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Magicine Pharma is registered with the Government Of NCT, India, Ministry Of Health in Government of Delhi, India, registration number DL-RAJ-122372 and as a wholesale distributor, department file No. 44208.

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Medicine details

Brand name - Maball
Generic name - Rituximab
Salt composition - Rituximab
Manufacturer - Hetero
Dosage form - Injection
Packaging - Vial
Indication - Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), Rheumatoid arthritis, Blood cancer (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia)
Storage - Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C)
Strength - 500mg
Prescription required - Yes

Description

Maball (Rituximab) Injection is used in the treatment of non-hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), rheumatoid arthritis, and blood cancer (chronic lymphocytic leukemia). It is an injection given under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider. The active ingredient of Maball injection is Rituximab. It is available in the strength of 500 mg. It is a genetically engineered chimeric murine/human monoclonal antibody, which is directed against the CD20 antigen found on the surface of normal and malignant B lymphocytes.

Pharmacodynamics

Maball 100mg injection links to the CD20 antigen on normal and malignant B-cells. Therefore, the essential immune security of the body is initiated to attack and then to kill the marked B-cells. Stem cells in the bone marrow grow into various cell types. They do not have the CD20 antigen. After the treatment, CD20 antigen allows the multiplication of healthy B-cells.

Contraindications

Maball injection is not indicated for use in patients who have a known allergy to any of the ingredients of this medicine.

Alternate brands

  • Reditux 500mg Injection

  • Reditux RA Injection

  • Rituxem 500mg Injection

  • Toritz T 500mg Injection

  • Enfiera 500mg Injection

Side effects

  • Weakness

  • Headache

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Hair loss

  • Infection

  • Low red blood cell count

  • Low white blood cell count

  • Low platelet count

  • Itching

  • Skin rash

  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

  • Sore throat

  • Cough

This injection is given under the supervision of a professional healthcare provider. Make sure to have a word with your healthcare provider regarding your medical condition and medical history. Also, give access to the list of medicines you already take.

Missed dose

In case you miss a dose, make sure to consult your healthcare provider in order to get proper guidance.

Overdose

Seek immediate medical attention.

Warning and precautions

  • Firstly, tell your healthcare provider about your medical condition and most importantly, your medical history (along with the list of medicines you already take).

  • During pregnancy, Maball may be unsafe for use. It may cause fatal harm to the developing baby. Make sure to consult your healthcare provider for the same.

  • During breastfeeding, Maball should be taken only if the healthcare provider prescribes it.

Q1- What is Maball used for?
A- Maball (Rituximab) Injection is used in the treatment of non-hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), rheumatoid arthritis, and blood cancer (chronic lymphocytic leukemia). It is an injection given under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider.
Q2- What are the side effects of Maball?
A- The side effects of Maball injection are fever, weakness, headache, chills, insomnia, skin rash, and itching. It is advised to contact your healthcare provider regarding the side effects you experience while consuming this medicine. Also, note that there can be other side effects also.
Q3- How should Maball be stored?
A- Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze and protect it from direct light and heat.
Q4- Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A- Alcohol may worsen the condition. Make sure to take advice from a healthcare provider before consuming alcohol with this medicine.
Q5- Is it safe to consume this medicine during pregnancy?
A- Maball may be unsafe for use during pregnancy. Make sure to consult your healthcare provider.
Q6- Is it safe to consume this medicine during breastfeeding?
A- During breastfeeding, it is probably safe to use this medicine, if your healthcare provider prescribes it.
Q7- What are the essential self-care tips?
A- Maintain a healthy diet.
Q8- Is it safe to consume this medicine in liver disease?
A- Administer with the utmost caution, only if potential benefits are greater than the risks. Consult your healthcare provider for the same.
Q9- Is it safe to consume this medicine in kidney disease?
A- Administer with the utmost caution, only if potential benefits are greater than the risks. Consult your healthcare provider for the same.
Q10- What should I avoid while consuming this medication?
A- Avoid the consumption of alcohol.
Q11- Can I drive after taking this medicine?
A- If you feel unwell after taking this medicine, make sure to avoid driving or operating heavy machines.

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