Medicine Overview of Moostin Capsule
Side Effects of Moostin are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Hair loss, Decreased white blood cell count.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Moostin 40 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Moostin 40 mg Capsule 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.
In Depth Information on Moostin Capsule
- Take lomustine as recommended by your doctor preferably on empty stomach.
- Take precautions as lomustine is known to lower the white blood cells and platelets in blood that will make you more prone to infections or you may bleed easily/excessively.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you observe signs of infections such as fever, chills, body ache or if you have unusual bruising or bleeding.
- Do not receive any live vaccines [for eg. measles, mumps, MMR (Rubella), rotavirus, typhoid, yellow fever, chickenpox, zoster and influenza vaccine] while on lomustine treatment.
- Use disposable gloves while handling lomustine capsule to avoid direct contact with medicine.
- Use appropriate contraceptive measures while on lomustine treatment.
- Men are advised not to father children during treatment with lomustine and for up to 6 months afterwards, and should seek advice regarding sperm conservation before the start of treatment with lomustine, as there is a chance that lomustine may cause permanent infertility in men.
- You may need to undergo frequent blood tests and kidney/lung/liver function tests to evaluate drugs effect on your body.
- Contact your doctor if you observe severe side effects such as chest discomfort, difficulty breathing, rapid heart rate, dry cough, wheezing, reduced/no urination, yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice), pale skin, inability to concentrate.
Moostin Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Moostin 40 mg Capsule 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.
No information is available on the use of Moostin 40 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Moostin 40 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Moostin 40 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Moostin 40 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine. Use of Moostin 40 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Moostin 40 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
If you miss a dose of Moostin 40 mg Capsule, 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.
Questions Related to Moostin
About two and half months ago I passed through brain tumor surgery. During treatment I was on ventilator for 20 days. Doctors said that after one and half month I am able to eat or drink orally. I tried after 2 months to drink soup but still I am not able to swallow food and liquid. Whenever I tried, cough become starts. I also have cough problem since 2 months. I tried all the syrups and medications but cough not stops. I also have hoarseness in my voice and I couldn't open my mouth fully. I think that there is some problem in my throat. Major problem is difficulty in swallowing. Please help me to sort out this problem and tell me what should I do.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
first of all that you consult any physicians but it may be start of coughing deu to your lungs not exasperated your mucus,so its cause coughing. The treatment is chest physio contact your nearest physio centre.
Good evening, my father is suffering from lung cancer naming malignant mesothelioma. The same type of cancer my grandmother have. They both died due to this cancer disease. I want to know that is this a heridatory type of cancer? Is there is any probability in future that I will suffer from this type of cancer. Actually is their any preventive type of measures that I can follow that will help me prevent in future from suffering from cancer. Is their any tests available to keep regular updates about the trace of the cancer,
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Restrain from any addiction, have regular exercise, eat healthy food.It's not hereditary, please don't get afraid.
Sir i caused with asthma .tell mi any chanses of lung cancerAnd my body weight not increase or decrease what should i do . ?Now i am taking AEROCORT rotacaps when needed .And sir I'm allergic with dust .
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Poorly controlled asthma can cause multiple problems Please revisit a doctor nearby for asthma control and avoid allergies
My grandmother suffering from 4th stage lung cancer doctor recommend drug GEFITERO for treating just confirm me is there any side efforts while consuming and how to take this medicine.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Gefitero can have many side effects like, Hand foot syndrome, maculopapular skin lesions, fatigue etc. You have to take this medicine 1 hour before or 2 hour after meal.
Lung cancer stages and symptoms and standard treatment
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
There are 4 stages, treatment would be according to it may be chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery, and targeted therapy. Symptoms could be cough, chest pain dyspnea etc.
I want to know the symptoms of cancer as I am a smoker
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Symptoms for cancer depends upon which organ involved. For smokers , definitely chronic , they have possibility to develop lung cancer, head and neck cancers, oesophagus cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer and so more on. General symptoms would be like loss of appetite, weight loss, low grade fever in some cases, chronic cough for long time.
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Frequently asked questions about Moostin Capsule
Moostin is effective if taken as per the dose and for the duration prescribed by a doctor. It may be used in combination with other drugs/radiotherapy or surgery to get best results. Follow your doctor's instructions about this treatment carefully
Q. How fast does Moostin work?
Moostin treatment includes administration of medicine in several sessions/cycles. Each cycle of Moostin is usually a single oral dose given every 6-8 weeks. Duration of treatment may depend upon the type of cancer and body's response to the medicine. Total treatment with Moostin may run over a few months
Q. How long does Moostin stay in the body?
Moostin may stay in body from 16 hours to 2 days.
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