Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Ctx-Gls Injection

Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancer and nephrotic syndrome.

Ctx-Gls Injection side effects

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

How to use Ctx-Gls Injection

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

How Ctx-Gls Injection works

Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication with immunosuppressive property. In cancer, it works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells, thereby stopping their growth and multiplication.

Ctx-Gls Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ctx-Gls 500 mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
Kidney
Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ctx-Gls 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Monitor your blood counts with the help of regular blood tests while on treatment with cyclophosphamide.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty in urinating, blood in urine or any other bladder/ kidney related problems while on treatment with cyclophosphamide.
  • Do not start treatment with cyclophosphamide if you are planning to receive any vaccine or if you have a surgery scheduled or you have had a surgical removal of the adrenal glands.
  • Take precautions as treatment with cyclophosphamide severely affects your immune system, increasing susceptibility to infections (e.g. pneumonia).
  • Caution must be exercised during use of cyclophosphamide in very ill patients, patients with kidney/liver disorders, lung problems and heart problems (related to QT prolongation and abnormal heartbeats).

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ctx-Gls 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): Biopolio B1/3
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Terbicutis, Terminator, Anibret
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ibivac, FluQuadri
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Voristil, Fungior
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Canticid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardisip
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Prasunol, Prasuvas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ctx-Gls

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MY mother suffered with RA Rehmatoid and IHD Dr. Prescribed methotrixate 10 mg and leflunomide my basic concern any side effect of this drugs, Like kidney disease, Cancer,
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Every drug has some side effectstry to stop taking leflunomide after 2 months Also do KFT (kidney) test every 3 mo ths
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Dr. Mehtab Baig
Physiotherapist
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FAQs

Q. Is Ctx-Gls chemotherapy?
It is toxic to cancer cells and interferes with the cell's DNA synthesis, thus slowing down or stopping its growth and multiplication (cytotoxic effect)
Q. Is Ctx-Gls prodrug?
Yes. Ctx-Gls is administered in the inactive form (prodrug) and gets converted to active form which has anti-cancer properties
Q. Does Ctx-Gls have a boxed warning?
No. Ctx-Gls does not have any specific boxed warning. Please discuss with your doctor about all the possible side effects and warnings relating to use of Ctx-Gls
Q. Does Ctx-Gls come in liquid form?
No. Ctx-Gls comes in a dry powder form that be reconstituted to make a solution for injection or oral liquid as directed
Q. Is Ctx-Gls a cytotoxic drug?
Yes. Ctx-Gls is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of various cancers
Q. Is Ctx-Gls an antimetabolite/ steroid/ anthracycline?
No. Ctx-Gls is an alkylating agent used in the treatment of various cancers. It is not an antimetabolite or anthracycline type of anti-cancer drug. It has a structure and effects different from steroids
Q. Is Ctx-Gls a vesicant?
Ctx-Gls is an irritant and can cause tissue inflammation at site of injection if its oozes out of the vein
Q. Does Ctx-Gls cause hair loss/ infertility/ thrombocytopenia/ headaches/ hemorrhagic cystitis?
Yes. Hair loss (alopecia), infertility (in men and women), low platelet count (thrombocytopenia), headaches and inflammation of the urinary bladder (hemorrhagic cystitis) are among the known common side effects of Ctx-Gls use
Q. Is Ctx-Gls removed by plasma exchange?
Ctx-Gls is unlikely to be removed by plasma exchange since a very low percentage of drug is bound to proteins in the plasma.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
R-4, Khirki Main Road, Malviya Nagar New Delhi- 110 017, (India)
MRP
76
1 Injection in 1 vial
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