Rasburnat is an injectable medication that contains rasburicase as its active ingredient. It is used to reduce high levels of uric acid in the blood caused by the breakdown of cancer cells in patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and certain other types of cancer.
HOW TO USE:
This medicine is administered by a healthcare professional via injection into a vein. The dosage is determined by the patient’s weight and the severity of the condition.
Rasburnat should be stored in the refrigerator between 2°C to 8°C and protected from light. Do not freeze or shake the vial. Keep away from children and pets.
Mechanism of action:
Rasburnat works by converting uric acid into a soluble form that can be easily excreted by the kidneys. This helps to prevent uric acid from building up in the blood, which can cause serious complications such as kidney damage and gout.
Do not use Rasburnat if you are allergic to rasburicase or any of the other ingredients in this medication. Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should consult a doctor before using Rasburnat.
Do not administer Rasburnat to patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, as it can cause severe allergic reactions.
Rasburnat may interact with other medications, including allopurinol, which may decrease the effectiveness of Rasburnat.
Overdose of Rasburnat can lead to serious side effects, including allergic reactions, difficulty breathing, and nausea. Seek immediate medical attention in case of an overdose.
Common side effects of Rasburnat include fever, headache, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and skin rash. In rare cases, severe allergic reactions may occur. Contact your doctor if you experience any side effects.