CYTOMUSTINE 100MG INJECTION

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for CYTOMUSTINE 100MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Blood Cancer, non-hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
6571.42
₹6571.42/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION

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Uses of CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION

Cytomustine 100mg injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer, non-hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma.
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Side effects of CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION

Common

Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Mucosal inflammation, Infection, Fever, Reduced blood platelets, Decreased white blood cell count.

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How to use CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION

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

How CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION works

Cytomustine 100mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION

Expert advice for CYTOMUSTINE INJECTION

  • Monitoring of the blood cell count and potassium level is required before the start and regularly during the therapy.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any signs of infection, fever, lung symptoms, skin reactions, pain in abdomen, blood in urine, reduced volume of urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart disease (heart attack, chest pain, severely disturbed heart rhythms).
  • Men should adopt appropriate contraceptive measure during and up to 6 months after treatment and may require sperm conservation prior to treatment because of possibility of irreversible infertility.
  • Bendamustine may cause sleepiness and dizziness or lack of coordination; it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery under such circumstances. 
  • Bendamustine is not recommended for children and adolescents.
Warnings
Special precautions for CYTOMUSTINE 100MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cytomustine 100mg 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
CAUTION
Cytomustine 100mg injection is probably unsafe to use during
breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Cause tiredness and to avoid driving any vehicle or operatin
g any dangerous tools or machinery if they experience this side effect.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Bendamustine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CYTOMUSTINE 100MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Bendamustine

Q. Is bendamustine a chemotherapy drug?
Yes, Bendamustine is a chemotherapy drug
Q. Is bendamustine safe?
Bendamustine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. How does bendamustine work?
Bendamustine works by destroying the DNA, thus killing the existing cancer cells and also preventing the growth and spread of new cancer cells
Q. Is bendamustine a mustard gas?
Bendamustine belongs to a group of chemotherapeutic drugs called nitrogen mustard, and is not a mustard gas.
Q. Is bendamustine a vesicant?
Bendamustine has vesicant properties and can seriously damage skin and underlying fat if leaks during administratio
Q. Is bendamustine FDA approved?
Yes, bendamustine is approved by FDA
Q. Does bendamustine cause hair loss/constipation?
Yes, hair loss and constipation are the common side effects of bendamustine
Q. Does bendamustine cross blood brain barrier?
Yes, bendamustine crosses the blood brain barrier, and may be used to treat cancers spread to the brain
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