Information about Gemcitabine

Gemcitabine Uses

How Gemcitabine works

Gemcitabine 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.

Common side effects of Gemcitabine

Nausea, Vomiting, Breathlessness, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Blood in urine, Headache, Fever, Diarrhea, Abnormal liver function tests, Myelosuppression, Rash, Muscle pain, Decreased appetite
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Available Medicine for Gemcitabine

CytogemDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
1298 to ₹55862 variant(s)
CitafineEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1600 to ₹75003 variant(s)
GempowerKhandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd
1308 to ₹59242 variant(s)
GemciteEli Lilly and Company India Pvt Ltd
1298 to ₹55842 variant(s)
GemtazSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
1298 to ₹93955 variant(s)
CelgemAlkem Laboratories Ltd
1069 to ₹63452 variant(s)
CelzarCelon Laboratories Ltd
1122 to ₹74003 variant(s)
GemibineIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1340 to ₹55863 variant(s)
GemizanZuventus Healthcare Ltd
1752 to ₹65872 variant(s)
GemchemNeon Laboratories Ltd
468 to ₹54223 variant(s)

Expert advice for Gemcitabine

  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.


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