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Shilstine 50mg Injection

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Salt Synonyms
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Shilstine 50mg Injection is used to prevent the harmful effects of methotrexate (anticancer medicine). It is also used to treat overdose of methotrexate.

Shilstine 50mg Injection is given as a slow injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.

Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness) are common side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells and serum methotrexate concentration in blood.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if have seizures, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using, especially phenytoin for your seizures. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Uses of Shilstine Injection

Benefits of Shilstine Injection

In Prevention of Harmful effects of methotrexate

Shilstine 50mg Injection helps protect the body cells against the harmful effects of methotrexate, an anti-cancer medicine. It is a form of vitamin B that is given after 24 hours of methotrexate administration. This makes sure that methotrexate has achieved its anti-cancer effects and also, Shilstine 50mg Injection will prevent the other side effects such as anemia.

Side effects of Shilstine Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Shilstine

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Shilstine Injection

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

How Shilstine Injection works

Shilstine 50mg Injection is a form of vitamin B. It works by protecting healthy cells from the toxic effects of methotrexate (anticancer medicine) while allowing it to enter and kill the cancer cells.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Shilstine 50mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Shilstine 50mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Shilstine 50mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Shilstine 50mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Shilstine 50mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Shilstine 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Shilstine Injection?

If you miss a dose of Shilstine 50mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Shilstine 50mg Injection to reduce the side effects of the medicine methotrexate.
  • Take it 24 hours after taking methotrexate. If taken at the same time, it may counteract the effect of methotrexate.
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking certain medications such as phenytoin for your seizures as Shilstine 50mg Injection may counteract the antiepileptic effects.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glutamic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED
Action Class
Cytoprotective agents- methotrexate

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