DOXUTEC 10MG INJECTION

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United Biotech Pvt Ltd

Composition for DOXUTEC 10MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
170
₹34.0/injection
5 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of DOXUTEC INJECTION

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Uses of DOXUTEC INJECTION

Doxutec 10mg injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer.
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Side effects of DOXUTEC INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Infection, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Hand-foot syndrome, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Decreased appetite, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Decreased white blood cell count, Fever, Mucosal inflammation, Anemia.

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How to use DOXUTEC INJECTION

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

How DOXUTEC INJECTION works

Doxutec 10mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on DOXUTEC INJECTION

Expert advice for DOXUTEC INJECTION

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart problems or low production of blood cells from the bone marrow.
  • Inform your doctor if you have received doxorubicin or any other anthracycline as anti-cancer therapy or radiation to the upper body.
  • You may need to perform blood count, heart/kidney/liver function tests before therapy.
  • Take precaution while taking doxorubicin as you may develop infection and bleeding episodes.
  • This therapy may cause damage to heart muscle or heart failure, the risk is more if radiation was used as treatment before for upper body.
  • Doxorubicin therapy causes high levels of uric acid in blood, also urine may turn red on therapy and this is not a sign of any damage. 
  • Live or attenuated vaccines (like polio, malaria) should not be taken during therapy and contact with persons who receive them must be avoided.
  • Women who are planning to become pregnant should be counselled about the toxic effect of this drug on babies. They should use two effective methods of contraception while on this therapy and 6 months after stopping it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy should not father a child while on this therapy and 6 months post it. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as doxorubicin may cause nausea and vomiting.
Warnings
Special precautions for DOXUTEC 10MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxutec 10mg 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
Doxutec 10mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients may experience dizziness,somnolence and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DOXUTEC 10MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Doxorubicin (Plain)

Q. How does doxorubicin work?
Doxorubicin is anti-cancer or antineoplastic chemotherapy drug that belongs to a class of medication called anthracyclines. It slows down or stops the growth of cancer cells by interfering with DNA of the cancer cell
Q. Is doxorubicin a vesicant?
Yes doxorubicin is a vesicant (irritant).

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