Elitek (Injection)

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I have bad case of gout and becouse of it on my hand joints i developed white uric acid deposits. my doctor thinks the rasburicase will help me avoid the surgery.. i do not that it maybe very expensive but i need to know where i can by it how much it ...
by josef in New York, NY, 12/12/2005

Elitek (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information

Elitek (Injection)

Elitek (Injection) Medication Classification


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Elitek (Injection) is used for the Treatment

Rasburicase (ras-BYOOR-i-kayse) Treats high levels of uric acid, which can be a side effect of some cancer treatments.

When To Not Use Elitek (Injection)

You should not receive this medicine if you have had any serious reaction to rasburicase, or if you have glucose-6-phosphatase dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficency.

How Should You Use Elitek (Injection)

Proper Elitek (Injection) Storage

Store Elitek (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Elitek (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Elitek (Injection)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Elitek (Injection) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you are of African or Mediterranean descent, because people with this ancestry are more likely to have G6PD deficiency.

Elitek (Injection) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, swelling or tingling in the mouth or throat, tightness or pain in chest, trouble breathing
  • Bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or skin
  • Chills, fever, back and stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes, dark-colored urine
  • Lightheadedness or fainting
  • Skin rash
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Headache
  • Mouth sores or white patches in your mouth or throat
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain

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