CONSIUM 100MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR CONSIUM 100mg injection

Carmustine(100mg)

food interaction for CONSIUM injection

alcohol interaction for CONSIUM injection

pregnancy interaction for CONSIUM injection

lactation interaction for CONSIUM injection

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Consium 100mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Consium 100mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Consium 100mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR CONSIUM 100mg injection

Carmustine(100mg)

Consium injection uses

Consium 100mg injection is used in the treatment of brain tumor.

How consium injection works

Consium 100mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Common side effects of consium injection

Nausea, Headache, Weakness, Vomiting, Infection, Confusion, Constipation, Rash, Hair loss, Fever, Convulsion, Depression, Speech disorder, Brain swelling, Thrombophlebitis, Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body), Sleepiness.

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Expert advice FOR CONSIUM injection

  • Caution is to be exercised by patients with bone marrow suppression, breathing problems or lung disease and elderly patients.
  • Carmustine lowers immune response making you susceptible to infections. Therefore avoid contact with people suffering from cold or infections.
  • Carmustine reduces body’s ability to clot blood. Hence, in case of injury /bruising or presence of blood in the stools notify your doctor.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to carmustine or any of its ingredients.
  • Avoid activities that may increase your risk of bleeding or injury.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR CONSIUM 100mg injection

Carmustine

Q. Is carmustine safe?
Carmustine is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is carmustine a vesicant?
Carmustine is classified under irritants amongst chemotherapy drugs. However when administered at high doses it can act as vesicant
Q. Does carmustine inhibit DNA replication?
Yes, Carmustine works by preventing DNA replication.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)