Mesna 200mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Mesna 200mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis
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Lactation
36.73
₹18.36/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Mesna Injection

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Uses of Mesna Injection

Mesna 200mg Injection is used to prevent ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis
It is not for use to reduce the risk of blood in the urine due to other medical conditions.
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Side effects of Mesna Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Lightheadedness, Lethargy, Abdominal pain, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Diarrhoea, Rash, Fever, Flu-like symptoms.

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How to use Mesna Injection

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

How Mesna Injection works

Mesna 200mg injection helps to reduce the risk of inflammation and bleeding in the bladder, who receive ifosfamide (a medicine used to treat cancer).

In Depth Information on Mesna Injection

Expert advice for Mesna Injection

  • Drink at least 1 litre of fluid daily while you are receiving mesna.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe allergic reactions like rash, itching, breathing difficulty, chest tightness, and swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue while taking mesna.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as mesna may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, or light headedness.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You will be monitored for blood or protein in urine during the treatment of mesna.
  • Do not take if allergic to mesna or any of its ingredients (thiol containing compound)
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mesna 200mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mesna 200mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Mesna 200mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation. Dat
a suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As patients undergoing treatment with Mesna 200mg Injection may experience undesirable effects such as lightheadedness, lethargy, dizziness, and blurred vision which could affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Mesna 2
00mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mesna 200mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Mesna

Q. Why it is given with ifosamide or cyclophosphamise (Cytoxan)?
It is given along with the chemotherapy drug ifosfamide or cyclophosphamide to reduce the side effects of these drugs
Q. Is mesna compatible with potassium chloride and doxorubicin?
Yes, Mesna is compatible with potassium chloride and doxorubicin
Mesna is not a chemotherapy drug
No. Mesna is not cytotoxic drug. It is cytoprotective drug
No, Mesna is not a vesicant.
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