Q. How is Dacarex administered/ how is Dacarex given/ why is Dacarex given as an infusion?
Dacarex is administered as infusion or injection. Absorption by mouth is slow and varies therefore intravenous (infusion or injection) administration is preferred
Q. Is Dacarex a vesicant?
Dacarex is a potent vesicant (it is corrosive), and it should be carefully administered to avoid the risk of extravasation (leaking into the tissues)
Q. What is Dacarex used for?
Dacarex is used to treat skin cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (malignant melanoma), cancer of the white blood cell (Hodgkin's lymphoma) and advanced adult soft tissue sarcomas (cancer of soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, fat, and blood vessels)
Q. Does Dacarex work/ how effective is Dacarex?
Dacarex is effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Dacarex cause hair loss?
Yes. Hair loss is a common side effect of Dacarex.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.