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MESOLIT INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 153 for 1 vial(s) (3 ML injection each)
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Composition for MESOLIT

Mesna(200 mg)

food interaction for MESOLIT

alcohol interaction for MESOLIT

pregnancy interaction for MESOLIT

lactation interaction for MESOLIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mesolit injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mesolit 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Mesolit injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for MESOLIT

Mesna(200 mg)

Uses

Mesolit injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, blood cancer, hemorrhagic cystitis and methotrexate toxicity.

How it works

Mesolit injection belongs toabdominal pain a class of drugs called cytoprotectants. It protects the urinary bladder from harmful effects of ifosfamide and cyclophosphamide.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Drowsiness, Abdominal pain, Application site redness of skin, Application site irritation, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Fever, Fatigue, Dizziness, Flushing, Hair loss, Headache, Weight loss, Loss of appetite, Loss of strength, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Sore throat

SUBSTITUTES for MESOLIT

3 Substitutes
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  • MISTABRON 200MG INJECTION
    (3 ML injection in vial)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 56.33/ML of injection
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    Rs. 169
    pay 10% more per ML of injection
  • UROMITEXAN 200 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 51.95/ML of injection
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    Rs. 103.89
    pay 2% more per ML of injection
  • MESNA 200MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 18.36/ML of injection
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    Rs. 36.73
    save 64% more per ML of injection

Expert advice for MESOLIT

  • 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)

Frequently asked questions for MESOLIT

Mesna

Q.Is mesna a chemotherapy drug?
Mesna is not a chemotherapy drug

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 cytotoxic?
No. Mesna is not cytotoxic drug. It is cytoprotective drug

Q.Is mesna compatible with potassium chloride and doxorubicin?
Yes, Mesna is compatible with potassium chloride and doxorubicin

Q.Is mesna a vesicant?
No, mesna is not a vesicant.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)