Cytalon 500mg Injection

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Celon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Cytalon 500mg Injection

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Pregnancy
485.71
₹485.71/Injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cytalon Injection

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Uses of Cytalon Injection

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Side effects of Cytalon Injection

Common

Rash, Skin ulcer, Reduced blood platelets, Sepsis, Mouth ulcer, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Infection, Pneumonia, Decreased white blood cell count, Anal ulcer, Hair loss, Fever, Anemia, Sore mouth, Liver function abnormal, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).

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How to use Cytalon Injection

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

How Cytalon Injection works

Cytalon 500mg injection interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

In Depth Information on Cytalon Injection

Expert advice for Cytalon Injection

  • You may be monitored closely for severity of symptoms.
  • You will be told to undergo tests for blood counts, bone marrow, liver and kidney functions at regular intervals of time.
  • Inform your doctor if you have recently received chemotherapy or radiotherapy or you are scheduled for radiotherapy.
  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any liver disorder.
  • Stop taking cytarabine if you develop severe allergic reaction.
  • Taking cytarabine may increase your uric acid level in the blood. Seek medical advice for necessary precautions.
  • Avoid vaccination with live vaccine to eliminate risk of life threatening reaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cytalon 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cytalon 500mg 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
Cytalon 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Cytalon 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cytalon
500mg 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 Cytalon 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cytarabine

No. Cytalon is not a vesicant (irritant) but should be handled with care
No. Ototoxicity is not reported with use of Cytalon. However, please consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
Yes. Cytalon is a cytotoxic drug
Yes. Cytalon may cause hair loss
Cytalon prevents deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication through inhibiting the synthesis of DNA.
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