Alcrist 1mg Injection

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alcrist 1mg Injection

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Lactation
51.93
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Alcrist Injection

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Uses of Alcrist Injection

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Side effects of Alcrist Injection

Common

Hair loss, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Constipation.

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How to use Alcrist Injection

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

How Alcrist Injection works

Alcrist 1mg injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Alcrist Injection

Expert advice for Alcrist Injection

  • Avoid being near people suffering from infections (such as, cold, flu, contagious illnesses), as you may be more susceptible to infections, while on vincristine therapy, because of possibility of leukopenia.
  • Avoid even accidental contamination of eyes with vincristine as it may cause severe irritation.
  • Vincristine may cause acute kidney disease (nephropathy) related to uric acid level.
  • Care should be taken in elderly patients because they are more susceptible to neurotoxic effects of vincristine.
  • In males, vincristine may cause aspermia (lack of semen causing infertility); in females vincristine may cause amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), which may recover after some duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alcrist 1mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alcrist 1mg 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
UNSAFE
Alcrist 1mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation. Dat
a suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Alcrist 1mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Alcrist 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alcrist 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Alcrist 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alcrist 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alcrist 1mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Vincristine

Alcrist when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause
Alcrist is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline
Alcrist is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly
Alcrist does not bind to DNA
Alcrist neuropathy is not reversible
Alcrist is a FDA approved medication
Alcrist is a cytotoxic drug
Alcrist works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells (mitotic inhibition) and slows their spread in the body by causing an arrest of cell division in metaphase
Alcrist is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.
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