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Bucelon 2 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Bucelon 2 Tablet is used in the treatment of some cancers of blood like chronic myeloid leukaemia. It is used in combination with other cancer medicines during hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT). It may also be used to treat some other types of cancer.

Bucelon 2 Tablet should be taken at same time each day to make sure it has the best effect. It prevents cancer cells from growing, as a result of which they eventually die. This stops the spread of cancer cells in the body. Since the growth of normal body cells may also be affected with this medicine, other effects may also occur. Bucelon 2 Tablet often causes nausea and vomiting. However, it is important that you continue to receive the medicine, even if you begin to feel ill. Do not stop taking this medicine without first checking with your doctor.

This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells in your blood thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with kidney, liver and heart function during treatment with this medicine. It is important to use effective contraception to avoid getting pregnant or fathering a child during treatment.

Side effects of Bucelon Tablet

Common
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

How to use Bucelon Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bucelon 2 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bucelon Tablet works

Bucelon 2 Tablet is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bucelon 2 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bucelon 2 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Bucelon 2 Tablet is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Bucelon 2 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bucelon 2 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bucelon 2 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Bucelon 2 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Bucelon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bucelon 2 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Bucelon 2 Tablet
₹3.12/Tablet
Mylefan 2mg Tablet
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₹4.15/Tablet
33% costlier
Busulmax 2mg Tablet
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₹6.48/Tablet
108% costlier
Busuphan 2mg Tablet
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₹6.99/Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Seek immediate medical attention if you have unusual bruising or bleeding, or signs of infection (fever, chills, body aches) as busulfan can lower the ability of your blood to clot and body to fight infections.
  • Inform your doctor if you have thalassemia (abnormal hemoglobin in blood), gout (arthritis due to impaired metabolism of uric acid) or if you have had radiotherapy.
  • Do not receive live vaccine while using busulfan, and avoid contact with individuals who have recently received the same.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Common Side Effects.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bucelon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
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Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Canticid
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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suggest any medicine to recover from low haemoglobin .I have blood cancer and heart problems too. My haemoglobin remains between 8 - 10 .Suggest me some remedy to rise and maintain the minimum haemoglobin of 12 ?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Regularly take kwath of bhuiamla 20 ml twice, tablet abhrlauh 20 ml twice after meal
Having sex problem after treatment of cancer in the year 2010. taken medicine from your doctors & other doctor, result is not permanent.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc906671-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.
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FAQs

Q. Does Bucelon cause hair loss?

Bucelon can cause hair loss

Q. Is Bucelon a vesicant?

Yes. Bucelon is a vesicant (irritant).

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References
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  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 171-72.
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Plot No 264, Patrika Nagar Madhapur, Hitech City Hyderabad, Telangana India - 500081
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