Holoxan 500mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Holoxan 500mg Injection

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Alcohol
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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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Side effects of Holoxan Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Anemia, 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 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Holoxan 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Holoxan 500mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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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.
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Lactation
Holoxan 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Holoxan 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Holoxan 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Holoxan 500mg Injection is recommended.

Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ifosfamide, 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 for Holoxan 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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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