Actinocin 0.5mg Injection

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Actinocin 0.5mg Injection

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Pregnancy
412.5
₹412.5/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Substitutes for Actinocin Injection

Dacilon 0.5mg Injection
Celon Laboratories Ltd
₹445.0/Injection
8% costlier

Medicine Overview of Actinocin Injection

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Uses of Actinocin Injection

Actinocin 0.5mg Injection is used in the treatment of testicular cancer, wilms' tumor, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and ewing's sarcoma.
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Side effects of Actinocin Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth ulcer, Loss of appetite, Glossitis, Lip inflammation, Diarrhoea, Inflammation of the rectum.

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How to use Actinocin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Actinocin Injection works

Actinocin 0.5mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Actinocin Injection

Expert advice for Actinocin Injection

  • Use appropriate contraception during treatment with dactinomycin, if you are women of childbearing potential.
  • During administration, avoid inhalation of dust or vapors and contact with eyes or mucous membranes as it is highly toxic and extremely corrosive to soft tissues.
  • Take precautions while taking dactinomycin as you may develop life threatening allergic reactions.
  • You may be monitored daily for any side effects during treatment as it may cause toxic reactions such as stomatitis, diarrhea, severe hematopoietic depression.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Actinocin 0.5mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Actinocin 0.5mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Actinocin 0.5mg Injection is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Actinocin 0.5mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Actinoc
in 0.5mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Actinocin 0.5mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Dactinomycin

Yes, Actinocin is an anthracycline
Yes, Actinocin is a vesicant; it may cause tissue blistering if it leaks out of the vein.

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