DACILON 0.5MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR DACILON 0.5mg injection

Dactinomycin(0.5mg)

food interaction for DACILON injection

alcohol interaction for DACILON injection

pregnancy interaction for DACILON injection

lactation interaction for DACILON injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dacilon 0.5mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Dacilon 0.5mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR DACILON 0.5mg injection

Dactinomycin(0.5mg)

Dacilon injection uses

Dacilon 0.5mg injection is used in the treatment of testicular cancer, wilms' tumor, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and ewing's sarcoma.

How dacilon injection works

Dacilon 0.5mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Common side effects of dacilon injection

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

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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.

Frequently asked questions FOR DACILON 0.5mg injection

Dactinomycin

Q. Is dactinomycin an anthracycline?
Yes, dactinomycin is an anthracycline
Q. Is dactinomycin a vesicant (agent that causes tissue blistering and damage)?
Yes, dactinomycin is a vesicant; it may cause tissue blistering if it leaks out of the vein.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)