Dacarex 500mg Injection is administered as infusion or injection. Absorption by mouth is slow and varies, therefore, intravenous (given through vein) infusion or injection administration is preferred.
Q. Is Dacarex 500mg Injection a vesicant?
Dacarex 500mg Injection 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 500mg Injection used for?
Dacarex 500mg Injection 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. How effective is Dacarex 500mg Injection?
Dacarex 500mg Injection is effective if taken at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Dacarex 500mg Injection cause hair loss?
Yes, hair loss is a common side effect of Dacarex 500mg Injection.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Jul 2022. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.