Dacilon 0.5mg Injection

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Celon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Dacilon 0.5mg Injection

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₹445.0/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Dacilon Injection

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Uses of Dacilon Injection

Dacilon 0.5mg Injection is used in the treatment of testicular cancer, Wilms' tumor, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and Ewing's sarcoma.
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Side effects of Dacilon Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth ulcer, Loss of appetite, Glossitis, Lip inflammation, Diarrhoea, Inflammation of the rectum.

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How to use Dacilon Injection

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

How Dacilon Injection works

Dacilon 0.5mg injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Dacilon Injection

Expert advice for Dacilon Injection

  • Use appropriate contraception during treatment with dactinomycin, if you are women of childbearing potential.
  • During administration, avoid inhalation of dust or vapors and contact with eyes or mucous membranes as it is highly toxic and extremely corrosive to soft tissues.
  • Take precautions while taking dactinomycin as you may develop life threatening allergic reactions.
  • You may be monitored daily for any side effects during treatment as it may cause toxic reactions such as stomatitis, diarrhea, severe hematopoietic depression.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dacilon 0.5mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dacilon 0.5mg 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
Dacilon 0.5mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Dacilon 0.5mg Injection alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Dacilon 0.5mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dacilon 0.5mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dacilon
0.5mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dacilon 0.5mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Dactinomycin

Yes, Dacilon is an anthracycline
Yes, Dacilon is a vesicant; it may cause tissue blistering if it leaks out of the vein.

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