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GEMTAZ 200 MG INJECTION


Overview

Gemtaz Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hair loss
  • Low blood platelets
  • Allergic reaction
  • Breathlessness
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Influenza like symptoms
  • Blood in urine
  • Skin rash
  • Protein in urine

How to use Gemtaz Injection

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

How Gemtaz Injection works

GEMTAZ 200 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.

Gemtaz Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with GEMTAZ 200 MG INJECTION. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
GEMTAZ 200 MG INJECTION is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
GEMTAZ 200 MG INJECTION is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
GEMTAZ 200 MG INJECTION may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of GEMTAZ 200 MG INJECTION in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before taking this medicine and regular monitoring is also recommended after the treatment.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of GEMTAZ 200 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

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FAQs

Q. Is Gemtaz a vesicant/ anthracycline/ prodrug?

Gemtaz is not a vesicant/ anthracycline/ prodrug

Q. Does Gemtaz cause hair loss or abdominal pain?

Yes, Gemtaz has hair loss and abdominal pain as side effects. Please consult your doctor immediately if you experience such side effects

Q. Is Gemtaz a cytotoxic or chemotherapy agent?

Yes, Gemtaz is a cytotoxic chemotherapy agent

Q. Does Gemtaz work in pancreatic cancer?

Yes, Gemtaz is used to treat pancreatic cancer.

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