Oncomide 500mg Injection

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Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Oncomide 500mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Oncomide Injection

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Uses of Oncomide Injection

Oncomide 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of blood cancer, breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and ovarian cancer.
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Side effects of Oncomide Injection

Common

Fever, Blood in urine, Hair loss, Urinary tract infection, Mucosal inflammation, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Infection, Bone-marrow suppression.

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How to use Oncomide Injection

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

How Oncomide Injection works

Oncomide 500mg injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Oncomide Injection

Expert advice for Oncomide Injection

  • Monitor your blood counts with the help of regular blood tests while on treatment with cyclophosphamide.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty in urinating, blood in urine or any other bladder/ kidney related problems while on treatment with cyclophosphamide.
  • Do not start treatment with cyclophosphamide if you are planning to receive any vaccine or if you have a surgery scheduled or you have had a surgical removal of the adrenal glands.
  • Take precautions as treatment with cyclophosphamide severely affects your immune system, increasing susceptibility to infections (e.g. pneumonia).
  • Caution must be exercised during use of cyclophosphamide in very ill patients, patients with kidney/liver disorders, lung problems and heart problems (related to QT prolongation and abnormal heartbeats).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oncomide 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oncomide 500mg 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Oncomide 500mg Injection is usafe 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 breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Oncomide 500mg Injection may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney
Oncomide 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oncomide 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oncomide 500mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oncomide 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oncomide 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cyclophosphamide

It is toxic to cancer cells and interferes with the cell's DNA synthesis, thus slowing down or stopping its growth and multiplication (cytotoxic effect)
Yes. Oncomide is administered in the inactive form (prodrug) and gets converted to active form which has anti-cancer properties
No. Oncomide does not have any specific boxed warning. Please discuss with your doctor about all the possible side effects and warnings relating to use of Oncomide
No. Oncomide comes in a dry powder form that be reconstituted to make a solution for injection or oral liquid as directed
Yes. Oncomide is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of various cancers
No. Oncomide is an alkylating agent used in the treatment of various cancers. It is not an antimetabolite or anthracycline type of anti-cancer drug. It has a structure and effects different from steroids
Oncomide is an irritant and can cause tissue inflammation at site of injection if its oozes out of the vein
Yes. Hair loss (alopecia), infertility (in men and women), low platelet count (thrombocytopenia), headaches and inflammation of the urinary bladder (hemorrhagic cystitis) are among the known common side effects of Oncomide use
Oncomide is unlikely to be removed by plasma exchange since a very low percentage of drug is bound to proteins in the plasma.
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