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Holoxan 500mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Holoxan 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Holoxan 500mg Injection

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Lactation
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Medicine Overview of Holoxan Injection

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Uses of Holoxan Injection

Holoxan 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer, breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and ovarian cancer.
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Holoxan Injection side effects

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Nausea, Vomiting, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Hair loss, Decreased white blood cell count, Infection, Blood in urine, Cns toxicity.

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How to use Holoxan Injection

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

How Holoxan Injection works

Holoxan 500mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Holoxan Injection

Expert advice for Holoxan Injection

  • Women should use birth control method to prevent pregnancy while receiving ifosfamide and for 6 months after treatment and men should not father a child during therapy with ifosfamide.
  • You should be regularly undergo kidney function test, urine tests, complete blood cell counts, and other blood tests to monitor progress or to check for side effects while using ifosfamide.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as ifosfamide may make you feel sleepy or dizzy.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking ifosfamide as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Holoxan Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Holoxan Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Holoxan 500mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Holoxan 500mg 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
Holoxan 500mg 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
Holoxan 500mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Holoxan 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Holoxan 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Holoxan 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Holoxan 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Holoxan Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Holoxan 500mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Holoxan Injection

Frequently asked questions about Ifosfamide

Q. What is ifosfamide with mesna?
Ifosfamide may cause damage to urinary bladder therefore it is used in combination with mesna to prevent bleeding and inflammation of the urinary bladder (hemorrhagic cystitis).
Yes, Holoxan may cause hair loss and it may act as vesicant

Substitutes for Holoxan

No substitutes found for this medicine
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