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Exemptia : Adalimumab 40 mg Injection

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Brand Name : Exemptia
Composition : Adalimumab
Manufactured by : Zydus
Strength : 40 mg/0.8 ml
Form : Injection
Packing : Pack of Pre-Filled Syringe

Prescription Required *

What is Exemptia 40 mg Injection ?

Exemptia, with the generic name Adalimumab, comes as a solution (liquid) to inject subcutaneously (under the skin). Exemptia 40 mg manufactured by Zydus is a prescription medicine that can be self-injected. But it should be used under proper medical guidance and advice. Do not share the medicine with others, since they may be suffering from a problem that is not effectively treated by this drug.

What is the use of Exemptia Adalimumab Injection ?

Adalimumab injection is used alone or with other medications to relieve the symptoms of certain autoimmune disorders (conditions in which the immune system attacks healthy parts of the body and causes pain, swelling, and damage) including the following:

Rheumatoid arthritis (a condition in which the body attacks its own joints, causing pain, swelling, and loss of function),
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA; a condition that affects children in which the body attacks its own joints, causing pain, swelling, loss of function, and delays in growth and development),
Crohn's disease (a condition in which the body attacks the lining of the digestive tract, causing pain, diarrhea, weight loss, and fever) that has not improved when treated with other medications,
Ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining of the colon [large intestine] and rectum) when other medications and treatments did not help or could not be tolerated.
Ankylosing spondylitis (a condition in which the body attacks the joints of the spine and other areas causing pain and joint damage),
Psoriatic arthritis (a condition that causes joint pain and swelling and scales on the skin),
Chronic plaque psoriasis (a skin disease in which red, scaly patches form on some areas of the body).

How Does Adalimumab 40 mg Injection Work ?

Usually, your immune system defends your body from many of the things that can harm it. But when the system doesn't work right, it can attack healthy tissues and organs. This is an autoimmune disease. One part of your immune system is a protein called tumor necrosis factor, also known as TNF, which is produced naturally by the body's immune system. But in certain autoimmune diseases, some people produce too much TNF. This often leads to inflammation. Adalimumab is a medication called a TNF blocker. It works by binding to TNF molecules and blocking them from attaching to and attacking healthy cells. In this way, Adalimumab helps reduce the damaging effects of excess TNF.

What are the side effects of Exemptia 40mg Injection?

When you take Adalimumab Arthritis medicine, it’s important to be aware of changes in your body and how you feel. This medicine can cause some side effects. Side effects can range from mild to severe and the risk of getting side effects varies from person to person. The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Adalimumab:

Common Side Effects of Exemptia Injection : Headache ; Stuffy nose ; Sinus pain ; Stomach pain ; Feeling sad or empty ; Fever ; Head Pain ; Nausea ; Trouble concentrating ; Tenderness ; Injection site reactions (redness, itching, pain, bruising, swelling, or bleeding) etc.

Serious Side Effects of Exemptia Injection : Fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat ; Blood in the stools ; Mental/mood changes ; Unexplained muscle weakness; Vision changes ; Yellowing eyes and skin ; Dark urine ; Hallucinations ; Blindness etc.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of Adalimumab 40mg Injection. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

What are the precautions & warnings of Adalimumab 40mg ?

Before Taking Exemptia arthritis medication, it is important to understand all precautions or safety information associated with it. Follow the following prescription medicine precautions :

Exemptia 40mg may be harmful for your baby during pregnancy. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future.
For the safety of baby, it is recommended that women who are receiving Exemptia arthritis medicine after pregnancy, stop or not start breastfeeding. Exemptia may appear in high levels in breast milk and could potentially harm your nursing baby.
Your health care professional can check blood tests to regularly monitor your liver and kidney function, while you are taking Exemptia. It is also important to check your levels of blood cells and other substances in the blood.
Before taking this medication, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Exemptia; or if you have any other allergies. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Exemptia (Adalimumab) 40mg.
There is no specific study, but no drinking is recommended during treatment with Exemptia arthritis medicines because it can cause dangerous side effects. So, consult your doctor before alcohol consumption.
If you use other prescription drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Exemptia may change. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your pharmacist can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.
If you miss a dose of Exemptia 40mg, contact your pharmacist immediately to establish a new dosing schedule. Be careful not to take doses too close together because you might get side effects. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Do not take Exemptia after the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. Do not take it if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
During your treatment with Exemptia, it is very important for your doctor to know about your medical history if you have Kidney problems, liver problems, heart disease, triglycerides, diabetes or other health problems.

What are the storage instructions for Exemptia 40 mg ?

Patients must properly store the drug to retain its quality and efficacy. Following storage instructions will be helpful in storing the drug in the best of manner. 

• Do not store Exemptia in extreme heat or cold.
• Store Exemptia in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). Store it in the original carton until use to protect it from light.
• Do not freeze Exemptia, and throw away if it has become frozen.
• If you travel with a prefilled syringe, keep it in a small cooler with an ice pack and protect it from light. Do not remove the prefilled syringe from the refrigerator or cooler until you are ready to give yourself an injection.
• Record the date you first remove Exemptia from the refrigerator in the spaces provided on the carton and dose tray.
• Do not use a Pen if the liquid is cloudy or discolored or has flakes or particles in it.
• Do not remove the gray cap or the plum-colored cap until right before your injection.
• Keep Exemptia, injection supplies, and all other medicines out of the reach of children.

Prescription Required:

In order to legally purchase this medicine from DrugsSquare, you’ll require a prescription from your Registered Medical Practitioner.


The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children and away from pets, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.


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