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Peltasol 100 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Peltasol Injection

Peltasol 100 mg Injection is used to treat different cancers of blood, lung, and testicles. It is also sometimes used to treat some other kinds of cancer in both men and women. It can be used on its own, or sometimes given together with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.

Peltasol 100 mg Injection works by interfering with growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed. This stops the spread of cancer cells in the body. Since the growth of normal body cells may also be affected with this medicine, other effects may also occur. This medicine often causes nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite, which may be severe. However, it is important that you continue to receive the medicine, even if you begin to feel ill. Ask your doctor for the ways to lessen theses effects. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat or rash.

Peltasol 100 mg Injection is known to reduce the number of blood cells in your blood thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Infections can sometimes be life threatening. Regular blood tests are required to monitor your blood cells along with kidney, liver and heart function during treatment with this medicine. It is important to use effective contraception to avoid getting pregnant or fathering a child during treatment.

Uses of Peltasol Injection

Peltasol Injection side effects

Common
  • Low blood platelets
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Hair loss
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Liver damage

How to use Peltasol Injection

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

How Peltasol Injection works

Peltasol 100 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by suppressing the activity of an enzyme (topoisomerase II) involved in DNA multiplication of the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Peltasol Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Peltasol 100 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Peltasol 100 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Peltasol 100 mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Peltasol 100 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Peltasol 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Peltasol 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Peltasol 100 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with end-stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Peltasol 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Peltasol 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Peltasol 100 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Peltasol 100 mg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Avoid contact with people with cold or other infections as etoposide treatment may lower your immunity.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any unusual bleeding, bruising, blood in stools, or dark, tarry stools.
  • You will be regularly evaluated with lab tests, including complete blood cell counts to monitor your progress or to check for side effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery during etoposide treatment as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to etoposide or any of its ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Peltasol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dindevan
MODERATE
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Peltasol

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Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
This is given to enhance the therapeutic effect of radiation therapy which is curative for small cell lung cancer.
I had a corn on my feet plz recommend any medicine. I had tried with corn cap but it is very painful. I recently got treated for testicular cancer.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Best treatment is to remove by machine only by skin specialist
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FAQs

Q. Is Peltasol a FDA approved vesicant/irritant?

Yes, Peltasol is a FDA approved vesicant/irritant

Q. Is Peltasol dialyzable?

No, Peltasol is not dialyzable

Q. Does Peltasol cause leukaemia?

Yes, Peltasol may cause leukaemia. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

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KHANDELWAL LABORATORIES PVT. LTD, 79/87 D.LADPATH, MUMBAI 400 033, INDIA
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