Onvinc 1mg Injection

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Onvinc 1mg Injection

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Lactation
48.07
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Onvinc Injection

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Uses of Onvinc Injection

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Side effects of Onvinc Injection

Common

Hair loss, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Constipation.

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How to use Onvinc Injection

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

How Onvinc Injection works

Onvinc 1mg injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Onvinc Injection

Expert advice for Onvinc Injection

  • Avoid being near people suffering from infections (such as, cold, flu, contagious illnesses), as you may be more susceptible to infections, while on vincristine therapy, because of possibility of leukopenia.
  • Avoid even accidental contamination of eyes with vincristine as it may cause severe irritation.
  • Vincristine may cause acute kidney disease (nephropathy) related to uric acid level.
  • Care should be taken in elderly patients because they are more susceptible to neurotoxic effects of vincristine.
  • In males, vincristine may cause aspermia (lack of semen causing infertility); in females vincristine may cause amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), which may recover after some duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Onvinc 1mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Onvinc 1mg 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
Onvinc 1mg 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
Onvinc 1mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Onvinc 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Onvinc 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Onvinc 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Onvinc 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Onvinc 1mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Vincristine

Onvinc when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause
Onvinc is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline
Onvinc is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly
Onvinc does not bind to DNA
Onvinc neuropathy is not reversible
Onvinc is a FDA approved medication
Onvinc is a cytotoxic drug
Onvinc works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells (mitotic inhibition) and slows their spread in the body by causing an arrest of cell division in metaphase
Onvinc is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.
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