BLEOCIN 15MG INJECTION

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Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for BLEOCIN 15MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Cervical Cancer, cancer of mouth, nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses, larynx, oesophagus, skin cancer
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
595.23
₹595.23/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Substitutes for BLEOCIN INJECTION

TUMOCIN 15MG INJECTION
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Medicine Overview of BLEOCIN INJECTION

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Uses of BLEOCIN INJECTION

Bleocin 15mg injection is used in the treatment of cervical cancer, cancer of mouth, nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses, larynx, oesophagus and skin cancer.
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Side effects of BLEOCIN INJECTION

Common

Skin pigmentation, Interstitial pneumonia, Pulmonary fibrosis, Nail discoloration, Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Fever, Rigors, Decreased appetite, Weight loss, Thinning of skin, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Scratch dermatitis.

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How to use BLEOCIN INJECTION

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

How BLEOCIN INJECTION works

Bleocin 15mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on BLEOCIN INJECTION

Expert advice for BLEOCIN INJECTION

  • Inform your doctor before taking bleomycin if you have severe heart disease, kidney problems, lung problems requiring use of oxygen, impaired liver function, and chicken pox or if you are about to undergo a surgery.
  • Inform your doctor before taking bleomycin if you are taking other anticancer/cytotoxic drugs such as vinca alkaloids or cisplatin, drugs such as clozapine or if you have received radiation in the chest area.
  • Seek immediate medical advice if you develop dry cough, breathlessness, rapid breathing or any other lung problems.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug as it may make you feel weak or tired.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for BLEOCIN 15MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bleocin 15mg 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
CAUTION
Bleocin 15mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for BLEOCIN 15MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Bleomycin

Q. What does bleomycin treat?
Bleomycin is used to treat squamous cell cancers, certain types of blood cancers, skin cancers and cancer of the thyroid, bladder, lungs, abdomen or genitals
Q. Does bleomycin cause pulmonary fibrosis, nausea or hair loss?
Yes. Bleomycin may cause pulmonary fibrosis, nausea and hair loss. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. How does bleomycin cause pulmonary fibrosis?
Pulmonary fibrosis (scarring of the tissue of the lungs) is one of the side effects of bleomycin. It is reportedly caused by lack of an enzyme that metabolises bleomycin in the lungs.

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