Vcad 1mg Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Vcad 1mg Injection

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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
UNSAFE
Vcad 1mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation. Data s
uggests 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
Vcad 1mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Vcad 1m
g Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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

Vcad when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause
Vcad is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline
Vcad is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly
Vcad does not bind to DNA
Vcad neuropathy is not reversible
Vcad is a FDA approved medication
Vcad is a cytotoxic drug
Vcad 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
Vcad is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.
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