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Drug ID: 1d00000139

Drug Name: Autologous Cultured Chondrocytes

Generic Names: Carticel

Category: Musculoskeletal Agents

Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug

OTC: No

Indication for Mother: Category N
Not yet categorized.

Recommended Dose: Cell doses per cm² of defect- 0.64 million to 3.3 million cells/cm

Recommended In: This medication is an autologous (using the patient's own cells) cellular product, prescribed for the repair of symptomatic cartilage defects of the femoral condyle.

Directions For Use: It comes as a vial, which contains approximately 12 million cells, should be inserted into the affected area.

Storage: Store it at room temperature. Do not freeze.

Dosage Forms: Vial

Side Effects: Interventions during subsequent surgical procedures- Surgical removal of cartilage lesion, scars, surgical removal of joint tissue, surgery of the cartilage, removal of a torn meniscus (common knee joint injury), microfracture, scar tissue removal, hardware removal, joint surgeries.

Most Serious - Injury complications, graft overgrowth, knee pain, cartilage injury, graft complication, meniscal lesion, graft failure, joint inflammation.

In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.

Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in people who are at risk of infections, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to gentamicin.

Drug Interaction: Consult your pharmacist.



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