Zadine 0.5mg Syrup

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Fulford India Ltd

Composition for Zadine 0.5mg Syrup

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Lactation
25.21
60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zadine Syrup

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Uses of Zadine Syrup

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Side effects of Zadine Syrup

Common

Headache, Dizziness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Nausea, Decreased potassium level in blood, Loss of appetite, Decreased white blood cell count, Nasopharyngitis, Anemia, Diarrhoea, Febrile neutropenia, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Constipation.

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How to use Zadine Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zadine 0.5mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Zadine Syrup works

Zadine 0.5mg syrup interferes with the growth of DNA and RNA of the cancer cells by substituting their building blocks. It prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

In Depth Information on Zadine Syrup

Expert advice for Zadine Syrup

• You will be treated with drugs to prevent nausea and vomiting at the start of azacitidine treatment cycle.  • You will be monitored with lab test to measure complete blood count before every treatment cycle to check development of anemia (low red blood count), neutropenia (abnormally low white blood cell count) or thrombocytopenia (abnormally low count of platelets in the blood). • Take extreme care to avoid pregnancy while on azacitidine therapy.  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of congestive heart failure, unstable heart or lung disease. • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty in breathing, swelling of the lips, itching or rash. • Patients allergic to azacitidine or any of its ingredients should not be administered this. • Patients with advanced malignant liver cancer should not be given azacitidine. • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should also not be given azacitidine. • Children and adolescents below 18 years should not be given azacitidine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Zadine 0.5mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zadine 0.5mg Syrup 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
Zadine 0.5mg Syrup 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Zadine 0.5mg Syrup can cause side effects such as tiredness and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zadine 0.5mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zadine 0.5mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Zadine 0.5mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zadine 0.5mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Zadine 0.5mg Syrup is not recommended in patients with advanced liver cancer.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zadine 0.5mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Azacitidine

Zadine is not a vesicant and is not known to cause severe local tissue damage upon extravasation (leaking of injected Zadine into the surrounding tissues from the site of administration) when injected
No, Zadine is not known to cause hair los
Yes. Zadine is chemotherapy and a cytotoxic drug used in the treatment of various cancers. It is toxic to cancer cells and interferes with the cell's DNA synthesis, thus slowing down or stopping its growth and multiplication (cytotoxic effect)
Yes. Zadine is a cytotoxic drug.
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