Content Details
Written By
MDS (Oral Pathology & Microbiology), BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
17 Jul 2019 | 11:44 AM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Dacarba 200 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Dacarba Injection

Dacarba Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Dacarba Injection

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

How Dacarba Injection works

Dacarba 200 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.

Dacarba Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dacarba 200 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Dacarba 200 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Dacarba 200 mg Injection may influence the ability to drive because of its central nervous system side effects.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dacarba 200 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dacarba 200 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dacarba 200 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dacarba 200 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dacarba Injection?

If you miss a dose of Dacarba 200 mg Injection, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dacarba 200 mg Injection
Dacarex 200mg Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹20.38/ml of Injection
save 91%
Celdaz 200mg Injection
Celon Laboratories Ltd
₹408.16/Injection
71% costlier
Oncodac 200mg Injection
Vhb Life Sciences Inc
₹476.19/Injection
100% costlier
Decarex 200mg Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹434/Injection
82% costlier
Dacmed 200mg Injection
United Biotech Pvt Ltd
₹476.19/ml of Injection
100% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Dacarbazine injection must be given under the supervision of a doctor who is experienced in giving chemotherapy medications for cancer.
  • You should not eat anything for 4 to 6 hours before taking dacarbazine injection. This may help prevent severe nausea or vomiting.
  • Dacarbazine may make your skin sensitive to sunlight. Avoid any unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight and wear protective clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • Dacarbazine can cause a severe decrease in the number of blood cells in your bone marrow increasing the risk of developing serious infection or bleeding. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms, such as, fever, sore throat, ongoing cough and congestion, or other signs of infection; unusual bleeding or bruising. 
  • Dacarbazine may cause serious or life-threatening liver damage. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms, such as nausea, extreme tiredness, unusual bleeding or bruising, lack of energy, loss of appetite, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, or yellowing of the skin or eyes.
  • It is advisable for men undergoing dacarbazine treatment to take contraceptive measures during and for 6 months after termination of therapy.
  • Do not drink alcohol while on dacarbazine treatment.
  • Do not drive or operate machines while using dacarbazine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dacarba

arrow
Parkinson's disease tremors ,Insomnia.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Use Dhanadanayanadi kashayam 15ml twice a day with 15 ml water before food and Zandopa 10 grams twice a day witk milk after food and Tab Dhanvantari Vati 1-0-1 after food for 2 months
treatment for Parkinson's disease taking now syndopa cr 125, raslect n other medicine isn't this disease fully curable pls help n give u r opinion
Dr. Ravindra Srivastava
Neurologist
MEDICINE CONTROLS THE SYMTOMS. IF MEDICINES FAIL TO CONTROL THE DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION SURGERY IS BEING DONE.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Dacarba 200 mg Injection?

FAQs

Q. How is Dacarba administered/ how is Dacarba given/ why is Dacarba given as an infusion?

Dacarba is administered as infusion or injection. Absorption by mouth is slow and varies therefore intravenous (infusion or injection) administration is preferred

Q. Is Dacarba a vesicant?

Dacarba is a potent vesicant (it is corrosive), and it should be carefully administered to avoid the risk of extravasation (leaking into the tissues)

Q. What is Dacarba used for?

Dacarba is used to treat skin cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (malignant melanoma), cancer of the white blood cell (Hodgkin's lymphoma) and advanced adult soft tissue sarcomas (cancer of soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, fat, and blood vessels)

Q. Does Dacarba work/ how effective is Dacarba?

Dacarba is effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does Dacarba cause hair loss?

Yes. Hair loss is a common side effect of Dacarba.

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Chabner BA, Bertino J, Cleary J, et al. Cytotoxic Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1686-87.
  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. 942.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 346-47.
  4. Dacarbazine citrate. Wedel, Germany: medac GmbH; 1997 [revised Jan. 2017]. [Accessed 26 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Drugs.com. Dacarbazine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 26 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Dacarbazine. [Accessed 26 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
501, The Bureau, R C MARG, Nr.Chembur Naka, Chembur East, Mumbai - 400071
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Dacarba 200mg Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹190.47
MRP238.09  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
1 Injection in 1 vial
ADD TO CART
Not returnable Read policy
Additional offers
Amazon Pay: Pay and win between ₹10 to ₹250, once per user between 5th to 30th Sep
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.