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Chophos 200mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Chophos 200mg Injection is used in the treatment of different kinds of cancers. It is also used to treat kidney disease known as nephrotic syndrome in children after other treatments have not worked. It may be also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor.

Chophos 200mg Injection is given as an injection into a vein by the healthcare professional, but better if injected at the same time every day. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, hair loss, fever, and blood in urine. If they do not go away or get worse, tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects. It is very strong medicine and some people may develop serious side effects while taking it. This medicine may lower your ability to fight infections and lead to problems with your blood, liver or kidneys. Your doctor will advise you regular blood tests to check for these. It is advised that you drink extra fluids so that you pass more urine. This will help prevent bladder and kidney problems and keep your kidneys working well.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Chophos Injection

Side effects of Chophos Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Chophos

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Hair loss
  • Fever
  • Blood in urine
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)

How to use Chophos Injection

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

How Chophos Injection works

Chophos 200mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It is an alkylating agent which works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells, thereby stopping their growth and multiplication. This is how it works against cancer.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Chophos 200mg Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Chophos 200mg Injection 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
Chophos 200mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Chophos 200mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Chophos 200mg Injection may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Chophos 200mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chophos 200mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Chophos 200mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chophos 200mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Chophos 200mg Injection helps in the treatment of cancer.
  • It is injected into the vein by a doctor or healthcare professional.
  • Drink plenty of fluids or urinate frequently to prevent urinary problems while taking this medication.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests to monitor your blood counts while on treatment with this medication.
  • You are more likely to get sick or heal slower while taking this medication. Talk to your doctor before getting any vaccines.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty in urinating or blood in urine while on treatment with this medication.
  • Do not take Chophos 200mg Injection if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Use effective contraception method to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nitrogen Mustard Compounds
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Chophos 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): Cardisip, Digover, Caxin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imorab, Equirab, Carig
SERIOUS
Brand(s): EF Z
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Nephrotic syndrome since December 2009
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
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nephrotic syndrome protein in urine
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly consult to your nearest Ayurvedic doctor Need to take proper treatment
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FAQs

Q. Can Chophos 200mg Injection cause infertility?

Yes, Chophos 200mg Injection can cause infertility in both men and women. It may interfere with the normal menstrual cycle in women and may stop sperm production in men. If you are considering becoming parents after the treatment please discuss this with your doctor. Talk to your doctor about cryopreservation (freezing) of sperm or eggs prior to treatment because of the possibility of irreversible infertility due to therapy with Chophos 200mg Injection.

Q. Do I need to avoid sun exposure during treatment with Chophos 200mg Injection?

No, there is no evidence that you need to avoid sun exposure while on Chophos 200mg Injection. Skin and nail discoloration are reported rarely with Chophos 200mg Injection.

Q. Can Chophos 200mg Injection cause cancer?

Cancer medicines and radiation therapy can increase the risk of developing other cancers. These may not develop soon and may take a number of years after the completion of your treatment. The risk of developing cancer with Chophos 200mg Injection is high in the urinary bladder. Other rare cancers that may occur with use of Chophos 200mg Injection include Acute leukemia, Myelodysplastic syndrome, and cancer of the ureters.

Q. Is Chophos 200mg Injection chemotherapy medicine?

Yes, Chophos 200mg Injection is a chemotherapy medicine, it belongs to the class of alkylating agents. It works by killing cancer cells. It is also known as cytotoxic medicine.

Q. Can Chophos 200mg Injection be used for non-cancer condition?

Yes, Chophos 200mg Injection can be used to treat nephrotic syndrome (a disease that is caused by damage to the kidneys) in children whose disease has not improved, has gotten worse, or has come back after taking other medications. Along with that, it can be used in children who experienced intolerable side effects with other medications. However, in adults, the safety and effectiveness of Chophos 200mg Injection for nephrotic syndrome has not been established.

Q. Can Chophos 200mg Injection causes weight loss?

Yes, Chophos 200mg Injection may cause weight loss because of reduced appetite. This reduction in weight could be due to underlying cancer. Consult your doctor, if weight loss is worrying you.

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