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Leuben 100 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Leuben Powder for Injection

Leuben Powder for Injection side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Mucosal inflammation
  • Infection
  • Fever
  • Low blood platelets
  • Decreased white blood cell count

How to use Leuben Powder for Injection

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

How Leuben Powder for Injection works

Leuben 100 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.

Leuben Powder for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Leuben 100 mg 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
Leuben 100 mg 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
It is not known whether Leuben 100 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Leuben 100 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Leuben 100 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Leuben 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Leuben 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Leuben Powder for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Leuben 100 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Monitoring of the blood cell count and potassium level is required before the start and regularly during the therapy.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any signs of infection, fever, lung symptoms, skin reactions, pain in abdomen, blood in urine, reduced volume of urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart disease (heart attack, chest pain, severely disturbed heart rhythms).
  • Men should adopt appropriate contraceptive measure during and up to 6 months after treatment and may require sperm conservation prior to treatment because of possibility of irreversible infertility.
  • Bendamustine may cause sleepiness and dizziness or lack of coordination; it is advisable to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery under such circumstances. 
  • Bendamustine is not recommended for children and adolescents.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Leuben

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Report shows higher esr value what should i do.
Dr. Priyanka Shekhar
Pathologist
A very high ESR usually has an obvious cause, such as a severe infection, marked by an increase in globulins, polymyalgia rheumatica or temporal arteritis. A health practitioner will typically use other follow-up tests, such as blood cultures, depending on the person's symptoms. People with multiple myeloma or Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (tumors that make large amounts of immunoglobulins) typically have very high ESRs even if they don't have inflammationNeed to correlate clinicallyKindly consult your doctor
Multiple myeloma can be cured or not
Dr. Rohan Khandelwal
Cancer Specialist
Yes, if diagnosed at the right stage
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FAQs

Q. Is Leuben a chemotherapy drug?

Yes, Leuben is a chemotherapy drug

Q. Is Leuben safe?

Leuben is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. How does Leuben work?

Leuben works by destroying the DNA, thus killing the existing cancer cells and also preventing the growth and spread of new cancer cells

Q. Is Leuben a mustard gas?

Leuben belongs to a group of chemotherapeutic drugs called nitrogen mustard, and is not a mustard gas.

Q. Is Leuben a vesicant?

Leuben has vesicant properties and can seriously damage skin and underlying fat if leaks during administratio

Q. Is Leuben FDA approved?

Yes, Leuben is approved by FDA

Q. Does Leuben cause hair loss/constipation?

Yes, hair loss and constipation are the common side effects of Leuben

Q. Does Leuben cross blood brain barrier?

Yes, Leuben crosses the blood brain barrier, and may be used to treat cancers spread to the brain

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