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Consium 100mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Consium 100mg Injection is used to treat cancer of lymphatic system, brain and certain types of cancers of bone marrow. It may also be used to treat other types of cancer. It can be used alone, or together with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.

Consium 100mg Injection is given as an injection into veins by the healthcare provider. 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 nausea, vomiting, infection, confusion, and rash. Other than this some patients might notice anemia (low number of red blood cells), decreased white blood cell count. 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, lungs, liver or kidneys. Your doctor will advise you regular blood tests to check for these.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have liver, lungs, 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. It may harm your baby. You and your partner should avoid becoming pregnant or fathering a child for several months after your treatment with it has stopped.

Uses of Consium Injection

Side effects of Consium Injection

Common
  • 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

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 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 Consium 100mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Consium 100mg 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
Consium 100mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Consium 100mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
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.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Consium 100mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Consium Injection?

If you miss a dose of Consium 100mg Injection, 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.
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Quick Tips

  • Consium 100mg Injection is given as an injection into the veins under the supervision of a doctor. 

Patient Concerns

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any treatment of brain tumor w
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir in this case homeopathy can be given as add-on with conventional medicine. By doing so we can improve the longevity of patient, quality of life and decrease disease progression.
He is suffering of brain tumor gbm4 glioblastoma
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly consult to Ayurvedic doctor at your local city area , face to face consult is needed.
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FAQs

Q. Is Consium safe?

Consium is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Consium a vesicant?

Consium is classified under irritants amongst chemotherapy drugs. However when administered at high doses it can act as vesicant

Q. Does Consium inhibit DNA replication?

Yes, Consium works by preventing DNA replication.

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References
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