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Composition for Cytocristin Products

Cytocristin Products are primarily used for

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Uses of Cytocristin Products

Cytocristin Products side effects


Side Effects of Cytocristin are Hair loss, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Constipation.

How Cytocristin Products work

Vincristine blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

In Depth Information for Cytocristin Products

Expert advice for Cytocristin Products

  • Avoid being near people suffering from infections (such as, cold, flu, contagious illnesses), as you may be more susceptible to infections, while on vincristine therapy, because of possibility of leukopenia.
  • Avoid even accidental contamination of eyes with vincristine as it may cause severe irritation.
  • Vincristine may cause acute kidney disease (nephropathy) related to uric acid level.
  • Care should be taken in elderly patients because they are more susceptible to neurotoxic effects of vincristine.
  • In males, vincristine may cause aspermia (lack of semen causing infertility); in females vincristine may cause amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), which may recover after some duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns about Cytocristin Products

Frequently asked questions about Cytocristin Products

Frequently asked questions about Vincristine

Q. Is Cytocristin cardiotoxic/ototoxic?
Cytocristin when used in combination with other drugs has shown to be cardiotoxic/ototoxic with unknown cause
Q. Is Cytocristin an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline?
Cytocristin is vinca alkaloid and not an alkylating agent/ an anthracycline
Q. Is Cytocristin a vesicant?
Cytocristin is a vesicant (irritant) and can cause damage to the blood vessels if it is not administered properly
Q. Is Cytocristin non DNA binding?
Cytocristin does not bind to DNA
Q. Is Cytocristin neuropathy reversible?
Cytocristin neuropathy is not reversible
Q. Is Cytocristin FDA approved?
Cytocristin is a FDA approved medication
Q. Is Cytocristin cytotoxic?
Cytocristin is a cytotoxic drug
Q. Does Cytocristin cause hair loss/infertility/ lower blood counts/ neutropenia/ neuropathy/ fever/ nausea?
These side effects are commonly observed with the use of Cytocristin drug
Q. How does Cytocristin affect mitosis?
Cytocristin 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 Cytocristin come from?
Cytocristin is a plant alkaloid comes from the source called Vinca rosea Linn.

Products for Cytocristin

Cytocristin 1mg Injection
vial of 1 ml Injection
Cipla Ltd
Cytocristin 2mg Injection
vial of 2 ml Injection
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Cytocristin Aqueous 1mg Injection
vial of 1 ml Injection
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