Medicine Overview of Peltasol Injection
Side Effects of Peltasol are Vomiting, Weakness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Allergic reaction, Nausea, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Liver toxicity, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Diarrhoea, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
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.
In Depth Information on Peltasol Injection
- 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.
Peltasol Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Peltasol 100 mg 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.
Peltasol 100 mg Injection is unsafe 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 breastfeeding is not advisable.
Peltasol 100 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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.
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.
Frequently asked questions about Peltasol Injection
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Peltasol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Epicare, Neptoin
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Aceno, Acenomac, Nistrom
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
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