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Vinlon 1mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Vinlon 1mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, kidney cancer, blood cancer, multiple myeloma, lymphomas and bone cancer.

Vinlon 1mg Injection is given as an injection into the vein 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. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hair loss, peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), and constipation. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections and fever. In some cases, it may also cause kidney disease related to uric acid level. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.  you are suggested to avoid direct contact of medicine with eyes, as it may cause eye irritation.

Benefits of Vinlon Injection

In Breast cancer

Vinlon 1mg Injection helps to treat breast cancer and it may be used alone or in combination with other medicines or treatment modalities like chemotherapy. It relieves the symptoms of breast cancer such as breast lumps, bloody discharge from nipples or changes in the shape or texture of the breast. Vinlon 1mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Discuss with your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.

In Non-small cell lung cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the major kinds of lung cancer and it affects both smokers as well as non-smokers. Vinlon 1mg Injection helps treat non-small cell lung cancer and may be given alone or in combination with other medicines. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

In Pancreatic cancer

Pancreas are very essential for digestion of whatever you eat and also for metabolism of blood sugar levels as they produce the body’s natural insulin. This medicine will help to control pancreatic cancer, and will relieve the symptoms such as, lack of appetite or unexplained weight loss. Vinlon 1mg Injection helps to stop the action of those chemicals that aid in pancreatic cancer growth and spread. It will help you live a longer and healthier life.

In Kidney cancer

Vinlon 1mg Injection is used to treat kidney cancer and its associated symptoms such as blood in the urine, unexplained low back pain or weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, etc. It stops cancer growth and prevents multiplication of cancer cells. This restricts the advancement of cancer to other unaffected regions. You need to follow your doctor’s instructions very carefully to recover.

In Blood cancer

Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body's ability to fight infection. Vinlon 1mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

In Multiple myeloma

If you have multiple myeloma, your body is destroying bone faster than it is being replaced. This makes bones weak and painful and more likely to break. Vinlon 1mg Injection may be prescribed along with other cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. It is an important part of your treatment and increases the survival rate of people with multiple myeloma. This medicine will kill the cancerous cells and prevent their further growth as well as spread to other parts of the body. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit. Supplements of calcium and Vitamin D3 are also effective and may be prescribed if you do not have high blood calcium levels.

In Lymphomas

Lymphomas are certain types of cancer of the infection fighting cells in our body. Vinlon 1mg Injection helps to restrict cancer growth and also blocks the action of other chemicals that are required for cancer growth and further spread. Avoid being in crowds and wash your hands often to prevent any infections. Have plenty of fluids, unless otherwise advised by the doctor not to.

In Bone cancer

Bone cancer as the name suggests refers to the cancer of the bones. These are more commonly seen in children and young adults. Vinlon 1mg Injection helps to treat bone cancer and it may be used along with other medicines or treatment modalities such as chemotherapy. This medicine kills the cancer cells and also stops the further multiplication and spread of cancer to other unaffected areas. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.

Side effects of Vinlon 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 Vinlon

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

How to use Vinlon Injection

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

How Vinlon Injection works

Vinlon 1mg Injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vinlon 1mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vinlon 1mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Vinlon 1mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Vinlon 1mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vinlon 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vinlon 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Vinlon 1mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vinlon 1mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Vinlon 1mg Injection is given as a drip in the vein under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any dose and complete the course as suggested by your doctor.
  • Use an effective method of birth control to avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cell count, platelet count and liver function.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience skin rash, swelling of face or lips and trouble breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vinca alkaloids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI NEOPLASTICS

Patient Concerns

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I want to know the symptoms of cancer as I am a smoker
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Symptoms for cancer depends upon which organ involved. For smokers , definitely chronic , they have possibility to develop lung cancer, head and neck cancers, oesophagus cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer and so more on. General symptoms would be like loss of appetite, weight loss, low grade fever in some cases, chronic cough for long time.
If any symtom of brest cancer if have whats the cure
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
First is confirmation of breast cancerChance of cure depends on stage of cancer
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FAQs

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection cardiotoxic/ototoxic?

Vinlon 1mg Injection when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline?

Vinlon 1mg Injection is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection a vesicant?

Vinlon 1mg Injection is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection non DNA binding?

Vinlon 1mg Injection does not bind to DNA

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection neuropathy reversible?

Vinlon 1mg Injection neuropathy is not reversible

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection FDA approved?

Vinlon 1mg Injection is a FDA approved medication

Q. Is Vinlon 1mg Injection cytotoxic?

Vinlon 1mg Injection is a cytotoxic drug

Q. Does Vinlon 1mg Injection cause hair loss/infertility/ lower blood counts/ neutropenia/ neuropathy/ fever/ nausea?

These side effects are commonly observed with the use of Vinlon 1mg Injection drug

Q. How does Vinlon 1mg Injection affect mitosis?

Vinlon 1mg Injection 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 Vinlon 1mg Injection come from?

Vinlon 1mg Injection is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.

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