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Leucomax Injection

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Product introduction

Leucomax Injection is used to prevent infections after chemotherapy. It is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections.

Leucomax Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. 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 bone pain, decreased blood pressure, nausea, and vomiting. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. You might be asked for regular tests done to check the number of blood cells in your blood while you are taking this medicine.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, breathing problems, swelling, or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team 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.

Uses of Leucomax Injection

  • Infection prevention for chemotherapy
  • Prevention of Infections after chemotherapy

Benefits of Leucomax Injection

In Prevention of Infections after chemotherapy

Leucomax Injection increases the production of white blood cells by stimulating the immune system in our body. White blood cells are those cells that help us to fight infections. This medicine is really effective and must be used under medical supervision. Avoid being in crowds and wash your hands often to prevent any infections. Have plenty of fluids, unless otherwise advised by the doctor not to.

Side effects of Leucomax 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 Leucomax

  • Bone pain
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Breathlessness
  • Rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling of discomfort
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)

How to use Leucomax Injection

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

How Leucomax Injection works

Leucomax Injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce white blood cells. These cells protect the body against infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Leucomax Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Leucomax Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Leucomax Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Leucomax Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Leucomax Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Leucomax Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Leucomax Injection?

If you miss a dose of Leucomax Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Leucomax Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor only.
  • 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 (CBC), liver and kidney function.
  • Leucomax Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor only.
  • 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 (CBC), liver and kidney function.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS
Action Class
Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF)

Patient concerns

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Plz check the report and reply She is my wife report one of hospital where operated the tumot operation and one of from delhi srl and last one from tmh mumbai After the diagnosis docror advice rediation now 1 st rediation therapy is finished and doctor giving now nublast 250mg tab So plz check the report and tell me as per the tata memorial final report what is the condition for patient She can live normal life or she can dead in ahead Doctor tells with my family she can live with treatment more than 1 to 2 years Is it right or wrong
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
You are on right treatmentAfter completion of radiation therapy you need to take chemotherapyThat tablet is the chemotherapy
suffering from B/L RATINO BLASTOMA. any medicine suggestion
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Yes go for chemotherapy
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References

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Address: 3709, G.I.D.C., Phase IV, Vatva, Ahmedabad – 382 445 , Gujarat., India.
Country of origin: India

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