VCAD 1MG INJECTION

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for VCAD 1MG INJECTION

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Pregnancy
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Lactation
89.79
₹89.79/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of VCAD INJECTION

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Uses of VCAD INJECTION

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Side effects of VCAD INJECTION

Common

Hair loss, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Constipation.

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How to use VCAD INJECTION

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

How VCAD INJECTION works

Vcad 1mg 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 VCAD INJECTION

Expert advice for VCAD 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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Warnings
Special precautions for VCAD 1MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vcad 1mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Vcad 1mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Advise patients not to drive or operate machinery if they ex
perience any of these undesirable symptoms.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for VCAD 1MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Vincristine

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