Generic name: efalizumab
Raptiva (generic name efalizumab) is a prescription drug that is used to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Raptiva is a biologic drug. Biologics are made from human or animal proteins. The medications made from these proteins are specifically designed to help correct the body's process that causes psoriasis.
Uses of Raptiva
Side Effects of Raptiva
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Raptiva. Common side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Raptiva:
Drug Interaction :- If Raptiva is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either drug could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before taking the following medications:
There have been very few reports of Raptiva overdose. However, any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek emergency treatment immediately.
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