Cardiarone 100mg Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Cardiarone 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Lactation
65.47
₹6.55/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cardiarone Tablet

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Uses of Cardiarone Tablet

Cardiarone 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of blood cancer.
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Side effects of Cardiarone Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Infection, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Hand-foot syndrome, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Decreased appetite, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Decreased white blood cell count, Fever, Mucosal inflammation, Anemia.

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How to use Cardiarone 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cardiarone 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Cardiarone Tablet works

Cardiarone 100mg tablet 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 Cardiarone Tablet

Expert advice for Cardiarone Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart problems or low production of blood cells from the bone marrow.
  • Inform your doctor if you have received doxorubicin or any other anthracycline as anti-cancer therapy or radiation to the upper body.
  • You may need to perform blood count, heart/kidney/liver function tests before therapy.
  • Take precaution while taking doxorubicin as you may develop infection and bleeding episodes.
  • This therapy may cause damage to heart muscle or heart failure, the risk is more if radiation was used as treatment before for upper body.
  • Doxorubicin therapy causes high levels of uric acid in blood, also urine may turn red on therapy and this is not a sign of any damage. 
  • Live or attenuated vaccines (like polio, malaria) should not be taken during therapy and contact with persons who receive them must be avoided.
  • Women who are planning to become pregnant should be counselled about the toxic effect of this drug on babies. They should use two effective methods of contraception while on this therapy and 6 months after stopping it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy should not father a child while on this therapy and 6 months post it. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as doxorubicin may cause nausea and vomiting.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cardiarone 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cardiarone 100mg Tablet 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
Cardiarone 100mg Tablet is usafe to use during lactation. D
ata 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As there is a frequent occurrence of nausea and vomiting with Cardiarone 100mg Tablet so driving should be discouraged.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cardiarone 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cardiarone 100mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cardiarone 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardiarone 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cardiarone 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Doxorubicin (Plain)

Q. How does doxorubicin work?
Doxorubicin is anti-cancer or antineoplastic chemotherapy drug that belongs to a class of medication called anthracyclines. It slows down or stops the growth of cancer cells by interfering with DNA of the cancer cell
Q. Is doxorubicin a vesicant?
Yes doxorubicin is a vesicant (irritant).

Substitutes for Cardiarone

No substitutes found for this medicine
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