Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection


Vial per box: 1, Manufacturer: Sanofi


Composition Aflibercept
Substitutes Eylea 4mg 1s (TR)
Shipping class Cold chain shipment

Medicine Overview of Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection


Uses of Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection

Aflibercept is used with other medications to treat cancer of the colon and rectum.

Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection side effects


Diarrhea., headache, mouth pain/sores, runny nose, voice changes, weight loss, weakness, tiredness, or darkening of the skin may occur

How to use Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection

This medication is given by injection into a vein by a health care professional. It is given as directed by your doctor, usually every 2 weeks. The medication is injected slowly into a vein over 1 hour.

How Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection works

Aflibercept is an anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) medication. It works by reducing the formation of abnormal blood vessels that damage the retina and may cause vision loss in diabetic macular edema.

In Depth Information on Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection

Expert advice for Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection

  • Before receiving aflibercept, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aflibercept; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: high blood pressure, kidney disease, recent surgery, recent injuries/wounds, recent/current infection, blood/bone marrow disorders (such as low platelet/neutrophil/red blood cell levels), bleeding problems (such as bleeding of the stomach/intestines).
  • Before having surgery or any medical procedure, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Aflibercept can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections. Therefore, wash your hands well to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others (such as chickenpox, measles, flu). Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details.Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without the consent of your doctor.
  • Avoid contact with people who have recently received live vaccines (such as flu vaccine inhaled through the nose).To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised, or injured, use caution with sharp objects like razors and nail cutters, and avoid activities such as contact sports.Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially diarrhea, dehydration, weight loss, and weakness.

Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection

There is no significant data.
This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy (in female patients and female partners of male patients) while using this medication and for 3 months after stopping treatment.
It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
There is no significant data.
There is no significant data.
There is no significant data.

What if you miss a dose of Zaltrap 100mg 1s Injection?

If you miss a dose, please take the next dose immediately.

Additional information

Weight 0.025 kg
Dimensions 3.5 × 3.5 × 8 cm