Cosmegen 500mcg Injection

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Cosmegen 500mcg Injection

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90.58
₹90.58/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cosmegen Injection

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Uses of Cosmegen Injection

Cosmegen 500mcg Injection is used in the treatment of Testicular cancer, Wilms' tumor, Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and ewing's sarcoma.
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Side effects of Cosmegen Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth ulcer, Loss of appetite, Glossitis, Lip inflammation, Diarrhoea, Inflammation of the rectum.

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How to use Cosmegen Injection

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

How Cosmegen Injection works

Cosmegen 500mcg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Cosmegen Injection

Expert advice for Cosmegen Injection

  • Use appropriate contraception during treatment with dactinomycin, if you are women of childbearing potential.
  • During administration, avoid inhalation of dust or vapors and contact with eyes or mucous membranes as it is highly toxic and extremely corrosive to soft tissues.
  • Take precautions while taking dactinomycin as you may develop life threatening allergic reactions.
  • You may be monitored daily for any side effects during treatment as it may cause toxic reactions such as stomatitis, diarrhea, severe hematopoietic depression.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cosmegen 500mcg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cosmegen 500mcg 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
Cosmegen 500mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Cosmegen 500mcg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cosmege
n 500mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cosmegen 500mcg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Dactinomycin

Yes, Cosmegen is an anthracycline
Yes, Cosmegen is a vesicant; it may cause tissue blistering if it leaks out of the vein.

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