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    Gemcitabine + Mannitol

    Information about Gemcitabine + Mannitol

    Gemcitabine + mannitol uses

    Gemcitabine+Mannitol is used in the treatment of cancer.

    How gemcitabine + mannitol works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Gemcitabine and Mannitol. 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. Mannitol is an inert substance with high osmotic pressure. It draws water into the kidney, which in turn increases the amount of urine production. Mannitol is also used to lower the pressure inside the eye or swelling around the brain.

    Common side effects of gemcitabine + mannitol

    Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Rash, Increased liver enzymes, Blood in urine, Protein in urine, Shortness of breath

    Available Medicine for Gemcitabine + Mannitol

    • ₹1512 to ₹10317
      Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)

    Content on this page was last updated on 09 April, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)