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Cytraz 1000 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Cytraz Injection

Cytraz 1000 mg Injection is used to treat some kinds of cancers of blood. It may be also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor. It is sometimes used with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.

Cytraz 1000 mg Injection prevents cancer cells from growing, as a result of which they eventually die. This stops the spread of cancer cells in the body. It often causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. However, it is important that you continue to receive the medicine, even if you begin to feel ill. Do not stop taking this medicine without first checking with your doctor. It is advised that you drink extra fluids so that you pass more urine. This will help prevent bladder and kidney problems and keep your kidneys working well.

This medicine may temporarily reduce the number of blood cells in your blood thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with kidney, liver and heart function during treatment with this medicine. It is important to use effective contraception to avoid getting pregnant or fathering a child during treatment. The duration of the treatment with this medicine is decided by your doctor depending upon your disease.

Uses of Cytraz Injection

Cytraz Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Skin ulcer
  • Low blood platelets
  • Sepsis
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Anal ulcer
  • Hair loss
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Sore mouth
  • Liver function abnormal
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

How to use Cytraz Injection

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

How Cytraz Injection works

Cytraz 1000 mg 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.

Cytraz Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cytraz 1000 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cytraz 1000 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Cytraz 1000 mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cytraz 1000 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cytraz 1000 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cytraz 1000 mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cytraz 1000 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Because of the limited information, a cautious use of Cytraz 1000 mg Injection is recommended in patients with liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cytraz

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suggest any medicine to recover from low haemoglobin .I have blood cancer and heart problems too. My haemoglobin remains between 8 - 10 .Suggest me some remedy to rise and maintain the minimum haemoglobin of 12 ?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Regularly take kwath of bhuiamla 20 ml twice, tablet abhrlauh 20 ml twice after meal
Medicine for first stage blood cancer
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Need to consult face to face , kindly consult to ayurvedic doctor at your local city.
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FAQs

Q. Is Cytraz a vesicant?

No. Cytraz is not a vesicant (irritant) but should be handled with care

Q. Is Cytraz ototoxic?

No. Ototoxicity is not reported with use of Cytraz. However, please consult your doctor if you experience such side effect

Q. Is Cytraz cytotoxic?

Yes. Cytraz is a cytotoxic drug

Q. Does Cytraz cause hair loss?

Yes. Cytraz may cause hair loss

Q. How does Cytraz prevent DNA replication?

Cytraz prevents deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replication through inhibiting the synthesis of DNA.

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References
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  2. Chu E, Sartorelli AC. Cancer Chemotherapy. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 947.
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