Oncophos 1gm Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Oncophos 1gm Injection

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112.64
₹112.64/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Oncophos Injection

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Uses of Oncophos Injection

Oncophos 1gm 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 Oncophos 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 Oncophos Injection

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

How Oncophos Injection works

Oncophos 1gm 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 Oncophos Injection

Expert advice for Oncophos 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 Oncophos 1gm Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oncophos 1gm 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
Oncophos 1gm Injection is usafe to use during lactation. Da
ta 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.

Oncophos 1gm Injection may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney
Oncophos 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oncophos 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oncophos 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oncophos 1gm 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, AF 150mg Tablet DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oncophos 1gm 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. Oncophos is administered in the inactive form (prodrug) and gets converted to active form which has anti-cancer properties
No. Oncophos does not have any specific boxed warning. Please discuss with your doctor about all the possible side effects and warnings relating to use of Oncophos
No. Oncophos comes in a dry powder form that be reconstituted to make a solution for injection or oral liquid as directed
Yes. Oncophos is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of various cancers
No. Oncophos 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
Oncophos 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 Oncophos use
Oncophos 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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