Kristina V 1mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Kristina V 1mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication used in the treatment of breast cancer, kidney cancer, Hodgkin’s disease, and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Kristina V 1mg Injection is given as an injection into the vein under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and decreased appetite. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections and fever. In some cases, it may also cause kidney disease related to uric acid level. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.  You should take precautions while taking this medication as it may cause inflammation of mouth and lips and neurological toxicity.


Side effects of Kristina V Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Kristina V

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased appetite
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Diarrhea

How to use Kristina V Injection

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

How Kristina V Injection works

Kristina V 1mg Injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Kristina V 1mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kristina V 1mg 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.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Kristina V 1mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Kristina V 1mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kristina V 1mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kristina V 1mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Kristina V 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kristina V 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kristina V 1mg Injection may not be advised in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Kristina V 1mg Injection is given as an IV infusion or injection into a vein under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any dose and complete the course as suggested by your doctor.
  • Use an effective method of birth control to avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cell count, platelet count, uric acid level and liver function.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience a skin rash, swelling of face or lips and trouble breathing.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vinca alkaloids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS
Action Class
Antimicrotubule agents- Vinka alkaloid

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FAQs

Q. Is Kristina V 1mg Injection a vesicant?

Kristina V 1mg Injection is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly.

Q. How is Kristina V 1mg Injection administered?

Kristina V 1mg Injection is administered by intravenous route only.

Q. Does Kristina V 1mg Injection cause hair loss/infertility?

Yes, Kristina V 1mg Injection may cause hair loss/infertility.

Q. How does Kristina V 1mg Injection prevent mitosis?

Kristina V 1mg Injection prevents mitosis by inhibition of microtubule formation.

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References

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KHANDELWAL LABORATORIES PVT. LTD, 79/87 D.LADPATH, MUMBAI 400 033, INDIA
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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