Dansy 4mg Injection

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Introduction

Dansy 4mg Injection is an antiemetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy or radiotherapy.

Dansy 4mg Injection will not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. It is given under the supervision of a doctor and may be used alone or with other medications. Your doctor will give you appropriate dose depending on what you are taking it for. It is important that you keep having the injections until your doctor decides it is safe to stop them. After this, your doctor may prescribe tablets instead of the injections. 

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include injection site pain, headache, and constipation. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine.  But, if these side effects bother you or do not go away, consult your doctor who may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also, tell your doctor about other drugs you are using, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer, and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask for advice from your healthcare team.

Uses of Dansy Injection

Benefits of Dansy Injection

In Treatment of Nausea

Dansy 4mg Injection blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiation treatment (in adults and children aged 4 years and older). It is usually taken both before and after chemotherapy or radiation. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from these treatments. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Dansy Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dansy

  • Injection site pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

How to use Dansy Injection

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

How Dansy Injection works

Dansy 4mg Injection is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Dansy 4mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dansy 4mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dansy 4mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Dansy 4mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dansy 4mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dansy 4mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Limited information is available in patients taking this medicine for more than one day.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Dansy 4mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dansy Injection?

If you miss a dose of Dansy 4mg 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.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Dansy 4mg Injection for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused after surgery or due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
  • It is given as an injection into veins or as drip under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Also, sip water regularly to help avoid dehydration.
  • It may cause an application site reaction like redness, swelling, and pain. Consult with your doctor if it bothers you.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Carbazole Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Serotonin antagonists (5-HT3 antagonists)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Dansy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. How quickly does Dansy 4mg Injection work?

Dansy 4mg Injection starts working within half an hour to 2 hours. It dissolves rapidly into the bloodstream and starts showing its effect.

Q. What are the side effects of Dansy 4mg Injection?

The most common side effects of Dansy 4mg Injection are constipation, diarrhea, fatigue and headache. However, these are usually not bothersome and resolve on their own after some time. Consult your doctor if these persist or worry you.

Q. Is Dansy 4mg Injection a steroid?

No, Dansy 4mg Injection is an antiemetic and not a steroid. Dansy 4mg Injection is a selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. It is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting which is commonly observed after surgery or due to cancer chemotherapy.

Q. Does Dansy 4mg Injection work for seasickness?

No, Dansy 4mg Injection does not work for seasickness. This is because Dansy 4mg Injection has very little effect on the nausea associated with motion sickness.

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