Information about Vincristine + Mannitol
Vincristine + Mannitol Uses
Vincristine+Mannitol is used in the treatment of cancer.
How Vincristine + Mannitol works
Vincristine + Mannitol is a combination of two medicines. Vincristine is an anticancer medicine. It works by inhibiting the duplication of genetic materials (DNA and RNA) that is required for cell growth and multiplication of the cancer cells. The addition of Mannitol allows Vincristine to enter the brain by opening the blood-brain barrier and act against the cancer cells.
Common side effects of Vincristine + Mannitol
Constipation, Nausea, Fever, Fatigue, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Febrile neutropenia, Diarrhea, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased appetite, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)