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Unicristin 1 mg Injection

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Composition for Unicristin 1 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Unicristin 1 mg Injection

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Lactation
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Medicine Overview of Unicristin Injection

Unicristin Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Unicristin are Hair loss, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Constipation.

How to use Unicristin Injection

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

How Unicristin Injection works

Unicristin 1 mg 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 Unicristin Injection

Expert advice for Unicristin 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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Unicristin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Unicristin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Unicristin 1 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Unicristin 1 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.
Driving
Unicristin 1 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Unicristin 1 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unicristin 1 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Unicristin 1 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unicristin 1 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Unicristin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Vincristine

Q. Is Unicristin cardiotoxic/ototoxic?
Unicristin when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause
Q. Is Unicristin an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline?
Unicristin is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline
Q. Is Unicristin a vesicant?
Unicristin is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly
Q. Is Unicristin non DNA binding?
Unicristin does not bind to DNA
Q. Is Unicristin neuropathy reversible?
Unicristin neuropathy is not reversible
Q. Is Unicristin FDA approved?
Unicristin is a FDA approved medication
Q. Is Unicristin cytotoxic?
Unicristin is a cytotoxic drug
Q. Does Unicristin cause hair loss/infertility/ lower blood counts/ neutropenia/ neuropathy/ fever/ nausea?
These side effects are commonly observed with the use of Unicristin drug
Q. How does Unicristin affect mitosis?
Unicristin 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
Q. Where does Unicristin come from?
Unicristin is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.

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