Cycloxan 500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Cycloxan Injection

Cycloxan 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancer and nephrotic syndrome.

Cycloxan Injection side effects

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

How to use Cycloxan Injection

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

How Cycloxan Injection works

Cycloxan 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.

Cycloxan Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cycloxan 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
Cycloxan 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.
Cycloxan 500 mg Injection may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
Kidney
Cycloxan 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cycloxan 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cycloxan 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cycloxan 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 Cycloxan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Terbicutis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cycloxan

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We are doing treatment on nephrotic-syndrome for my daughter. I need a list of food items which she can have in this period also fruit names pls.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
A healthy diet for Nephrotic Syndrome patients consists of low salt, low fat and low cholesterol, with emphasis on fruits and vegetables.Foods that can be taken: Cow's milk, skimmed milk Yogurt Wheat, cereals, sprouts, pulses and legumes such as tur dal, moong dal, rajmah, chana, lentils (masoor), etc. Eggs, fish, dry fish, chicken, lean meat, etc. Vegetables and fruits Soups, sauces, chocolate drinks, juices, etc (but with low sodium content) Wafers, popcorns, chutneys which are prepared in less salt. Moderate to low intake of vegetable oils, butter and mayonnaise. Noodles, spaghetti, pancakes, etc (low in salt)
Is there any side effect of licab 300?? Patient is losing control on urine.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Side effects of Lithium Carbonate- Less common: Confusion, poor memory, or lack of awareness fainting fast or slow heartbeat frequent urination increased thirst irregular pulse stiffness of the arms or legs troubled breathing (especially during hard work or exercise) unusual tiredness or weakness weight gain Rare: Blue color and pain in the fingers and toes coldness of the arms and legs dizziness eye pain headache noise in the ears vision problems Incidence not known: Dry, rough skin fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse hair loss hoarseness lightheadedness depression sensitivity to cold shortness of breath swelling of the feet or lower legs swelling of the neck unusual excitement Long term Use of lithium is associated with hypothyroidism and nephrotic syndrome. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is necessary for frequent checkups to avoid such side effects.
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FAQs

Q. Is Cycloxan 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 Cycloxan prodrug?

Yes. Cycloxan is administered in the inactive form (prodrug) and gets converted to active form which has anti-cancer properties

Q. Does Cycloxan have a boxed warning?

No. Cycloxan does not have any specific boxed warning. Please discuss with your doctor about all the possible side effects and warnings relating to use of Cycloxan

Q. Does Cycloxan come in liquid form?

No. Cycloxan comes in a dry powder form that be reconstituted to make a solution for injection or oral liquid as directed

Q. Is Cycloxan a cytotoxic drug?

Yes. Cycloxan is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of various cancers

Q. Is Cycloxan an antimetabolite/ steroid/ anthracycline?

No. Cycloxan 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 Cycloxan a vesicant?

Cycloxan is an irritant and can cause tissue inflammation at site of injection if its oozes out of the vein

Q. Does Cycloxan 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 Cycloxan use

Q. Is Cycloxan removed by plasma exchange?

Cycloxan is unlikely to be removed by plasma exchange since a very low percentage of drug is bound to proteins in the plasma.
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