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ISOXAN 1GM INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 425 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for ISOXAN

Ifosfamide(1 gm)

food interaction for ISOXAN

alcohol interaction for ISOXAN

pregnancy interaction for ISOXAN

lactation interaction for ISOXAN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Isoxan 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Isoxan 1gm injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Isoxan 1gm 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
Isoxan 1gm injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ISOXAN

Ifosfamide(1 gm)

Uses

Isoxan 1gm injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and blood cancer.

How it works

Isoxan 1gm injection belongs to group of medicines called alkylating agents. It inhibits the growth of cancer cells (cytotoxic effects) by interfering with structure and function of DNA that lead to cell death and inhibition of tumor growth.

Common side effects

Inflammation of a vein, Liver injury, Acute renal failure, Urinary bladder inflammation, Bleeding of the urinary bladder, Blood in urine, Bone marrow suppression, Hair loss, Infection, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Renal dysfunction, Vomiting, Reduced blood platelets, Decreased white blood cell count

SUBSTITUTES for ISOXAN

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Expert advice for ISOXAN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for ISOXAN

Ifosfamide

Q.Does ifosfamide cause hair loss or a vesicant?
Yes, ifosfamide may cause hair loss and it may act as vesicant

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).

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)