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Decitas 50 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Decitas Injection

Decitas Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Lung infection
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Nosebleeds
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Low blood platelets
  • Diarrhea
  • Pneumonia

How to use Decitas Injection

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

How Decitas Injection works

Decitas 50 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.

Decitas Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Decitas 50 mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Decitas 50 mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel tired or weak after using Decitas 50 mg Injection this could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Decitas 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Decitas 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Decitas 50 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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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 Decitas

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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 Decitas a vesicant?

Decitas is not a vesicant and is not known to cause severe local tissue damage upon extravasation (leaking of injected Decitas into the surrounding tissues from the site of administration) when injected

Q. How effective is Decitas?

The effectiveness of Decitas depends upon several factors including the patient's clinical condition, number of treatment cycles etc. and may vary depending upon the individual response

Q. Does Decitas cause hair loss?

Yes. Hair loss (alopecia) is among the known side effects of Decitas

Q. How is Decitas administered?

Decitas comes as a powder to be to be added to fluid and injected slowly over 3 hours into a vein (slow i.v infusion) by a doctor who is experienced in giving chemotherapy medications for cancer in a hospital or a clinic.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Decitas 50mg 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.
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