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FLUDACEL 50MG INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 6500 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for FLUDACEL

Fludarabine(50 mg)

food interaction for FLUDACEL

alcohol interaction for FLUDACEL

pregnancy interaction for FLUDACEL

lactation interaction for FLUDACEL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fludacel 50mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fludacel 50mg 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FLUDACEL

Fludarabine(50 mg)

Uses

Fludacel 50mg injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, cervical cancer, testicular cancer., breast cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), blood cancer, lung cancer, bone cancer and urinary bladder cancer.

How it works

Fludacel 50mg injection is an anticancer drug that belongs to class of medications called antimetabolites (purine analogue). It works by stopping the multiplication and growth of new cancer cells resulting in death of cancer cells.

Common side effects

Nausea, Numbness, Pain, Tingling sensation of extremity, Numbness of extremity, Increase sensitivity (hyperesthesia), Altered sleep, Burning sensation, Constipation, Depression, Diarrhoea, Hair loss, Headache, Loss of appetite, Mouth ulcer, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for FLUDACEL

4 Substitutes
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  • FLUDARA 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 11825.50/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 11825.50
    pay 82% more per injection
  • FLUDOCYTE 50MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 4805.62/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 9611.25
    save 26% more per ML of injection
  • FLUDABINE 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10500/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 10500
    pay 62% more per injection
  • FLUDAPHOS 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
    Rs. 5557.68/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 5557.68
    save 14% more per injection

Expert advice for FLUDACEL

  • Do not start fludarabine if you have intolerance to some sugars, depressed immune system, present history of serious infection, feeling very unwell, or have bleeding or bruising.
  • Fludarabine is not recommended for children and should be used with caution in elderly patients over 65 years of age.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you develop rash or any blisters, red to brownish urine after taking fludarabine, disturbed vision, pain in side, blood in urine or decreased urine, need to have stem cells collected, need blood transfusion, have had skin cancer, need vaccination, have nausea or vomiting.
  • Use effective methods of contraception during fludarabine treatment to avoid pregnancy. 
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking fludarabine as it can make you tired, weak, confused, agitated, cause disturbed vision, or fits.

Frequently asked questions for FLUDACEL

Fludarabine

Q.Is fludarabine a vesicant or an alkylating agent?
Fludarabine is not vesicant (irritant) or alkylating agent, it is an antimetabolite (purine analogue)

Q.How is fludarabine administered?
Fludarabine is administered orally

Q.What is fludarabine refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia?
Fludarabine refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia is chronic lymphocytic leukemia that does not respond to fludarabine or recurs within 6 months of treatment

Q.Does fludarabine cause hair loss?
Yes, fludarabine can cause hair loss.

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Content on this page was last updated on 26 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)