ALEXAN 500mg Injection 1x10ml

 500.00

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Drug Strength: 500mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1x10ml
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Cytarabine (HCl):500mg/Vial | Cytotoxic (anti-neoplastic) drugs

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Bio Pharma Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 1x10ml Ingredients : Cytarabine (HCl):500mg/VialGeneric Category : Cytotoxic (anti-neoplastic) drugs

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    How it works

    ALEXAN 500mg Injection 1x10ml works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for ALEXAN 500mg Injection 1x10ml

    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Rash
    • Fever
    • Elevated Liver Enzymes
    • Bleeding
    • Headache rare
    • Chest pain
    • Joint pain

    Uses of ALEXAN 500mg Injection 1x10ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

      This medicine is used for the treatment of Acute lymphocytic leukemia which is a cancer of the blood and the bone marrow.

    • Acute Non Lymphocytic Leukemia

      This medicine is used for the treatment of Acute non-lymphocytic leukemia which is a cancer of the blood and the bone marrow with myeloblasts (immature white blood cells).

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ALEXAN 500mg Injection 1x10ml , or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Use in Elderly

      This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients. Your physician will make the appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative medicine based on the clinical condition and therapeutic response.

    • Liver Disease

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Driving or Operating machinery

      Use of this medicine may rarely cause dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

    • Bone marrow suppression

      This medicine should be used with caution since it may increase the risk of myelosuppression (decreased bone marrow function). Regular monitoring of blood cells count is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

    • Overdose

      Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Thalidomide severe
    • Adalimumab severe
    • Digoxin moderate
    • Methotrexate
    • Cyclophosphamide moderate
    • Naltrexone moderate
    • Vinblastine moderate
    Disease interactions
    • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of recurrent infections due to the increased risk of myelosuppression. Initiation of therapy with this medicine in patients with active infections is not recommended. Patients susceptible to infections should be monitored closely during treatment with this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ALEXAN 500mg Injection 1x10ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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