Consium 100mg Injection

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Composition for Consium 100mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Lactation
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Medicine Overview of Consium Injection

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Uses of Consium Injection

Consium 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of brain tumor.
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Side effects of Consium Injection

Common

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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How to use Consium Injection

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

How Consium Injection works

Consium 100mg 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 Consium Injection

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Consium 100mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Consium 100mg Injection 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
Consium 100mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Consium 100mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, the use of Consium 100mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Consium
100mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Carmustine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Consium 100mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Carmustine

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

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