Phosmid 50mg Tablet

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Neon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Phosmid 50mg Tablet

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Lactation
33.33
₹3.33/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Phosmid Tablet

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Uses of Phosmid Tablet

Phosmid 50mg Tablet 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 Phosmid Tablet

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 Phosmid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Phosmid 50mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Phosmid Tablet works

Phosmid 50mg tablet 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 Phosmid Tablet

Expert advice for Phosmid Tablet

  • 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 Phosmid 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Phosmid 50mg Tablet 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
Phosmid 50mg Tablet 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.

Phosmid 50mg Tablet may cause undesirable effects (e.g., dizziness, blurred vision, visual impairment) which could affect the ability to drive.
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Kidney
Phosmid 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Phosmid 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Phosmid 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Phosmid 50mg Tablet 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 Phosmid 50mg Tablet

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