GEMITRATE 1400MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR GEMITRATE 1400mg injection

Gemcitabine(1400mg)

food interaction for GEMITRATE injection

alcohol interaction for GEMITRATE injection

pregnancy interaction for GEMITRATE injection

lactation interaction for GEMITRATE injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gemitrate 1400mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gemitrate 1400mg 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
Gemitrate 1400mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR GEMITRATE 1400mg injection

Gemcitabine(1400mg)

Gemitrate injection uses

How gemitrate injection works

Gemitrate 1400mg 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.

Common side effects of gemitrate injection

Nausea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Reduced blood platelets, Allergic reaction, Breathlessness, Decreased white blood cell count, Increased liver enzymes, Anemia, Influenza like symptoms, Blood in urine, Skin rash, Protein in urine.

SUBSTITUTES FOR GEMITRATE injection

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  • CELZAR 1400MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 2780.77/injection
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  • GEMCHEM 1400MG INJECTION
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    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1066.25/injection
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  • CITABOL 1400MG INJECTION
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    Venus Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 9100/injection
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Expert advice FOR GEMITRATE injection

  • Not recommended in children or adolescents below 18 years of age.
  • Inform your doctor if you have history of heart problems, vascular problems or low production of blood cells from the bone marrow (myelosupression).
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or feel weak and pale as this could be a sign of kidney dysfunction; unexplained new or worsening dyspnea or evidence of severe pulmonary toxicity.
  • Take precautions if you are on a controlled sodium diet, as this medicine contains some amount of sodium.
  • You should undergo blood count, heart/kidney/liver function tests before therapy.
  • Do not take live or attenuated vaccines during therapy and avoid contact with persons who receive them.
  • Alcohol is an ingredient of this infusion. If you are suffering from alcoholism or epilepsy, you may have serious side effects. Other medication taken at this time may have altered effects. 
  • 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 it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy should not father a child while on this therapy and 6 months after it. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.
  • Do not drive or use machinery after taking this drug as it may cause sleepiness which may worsen with alcohol use.

Frequently asked questions FOR GEMITRATE 1400mg injection

Gemcitabine

Q. Is gemcitabine a vesicant/ anthracycline/ prodrug?
Gemcitabine is not a vesicant/ anthracycline/ prodrug
Q. Does gemcitabine cause hair loss or abdominal pain?
Yes, gemcitabine has hair loss and abdominal pain as side effects. Please consult your doctor immediately if you experience such side effects
Q. Is gemcitabine a cytotoxic or chemotherapy agent?
Yes, gemcitabine is a cytotoxic chemotherapy agent
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Q. Does gemcitabine work in pancreatic cancer?
Yes, gemcitabine is used to treat pancreatic cancer.

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