Bleomycin Sulphate Injection

Dabur India Ltd

Composition for Bleomycin Sulphate NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Cervical cancer, Cancer of mouth, nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses, larynx, oesophagus, Skin cancer
1 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Bleomycin Sulphate Injection


Uses of Bleomycin Sulphate Injection

Bleomycin Sulphate Injection is used in the treatment of cervical cancer, cancer of mouth, nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses, larynx, oesophagus and skin cancer.

Side effects of Bleomycin Sulphate Injection


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.


How to use Bleomycin Sulphate Injection

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

How Bleomycin Sulphate Injection works

Bleomycin Sulphate Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Bleomycin Sulphate Injection

Expert advice for Bleomycin Sulphate 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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Bleomycin Sulphate Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Bleomycin Sulphate Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Bleomycin Sulphate 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.
Bleomycin Sulphate Injection is probably unsafe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As with $med_name, few people have reported that they feel tired or weak after the treatment so it may affect your driving ability.
Bleomycin Sulphate Injection should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bleomycin Sulphate Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bleomycin Sulphate Injection is probably safe to use in pati
ents with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bleomycin Sulphate Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Bleomycin Sulphate Injection

Frequently asked questions about Bleomycin

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

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Substitutes for Bleomycin Sulphate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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