Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

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 1,675.00

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Drug Strength: 200 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1 vial

Gemita Injection contains Gemcitabine | belongs to Antimetabolite

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How it works

Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

  • Low WBC and Platelet count severe
  • Pale skin severe
  • Fever severe
  • Nausea and Vomiting severe
  • Diarrhea severe
  • Weakness of arms, hands, legs or feet severe
  • Headache severe
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  • Drowsiness
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling and redness at the injection site

Uses of Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

What is it prescribed for?

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial is used along with other medications in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial is used along with other medications in the treatment of lung cancer.

  • Breast cancer

    Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial is used along with other medications in the treatment of breast cancer.

  • Ovarian Cancer

    Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial is used along with other medications in the treatment of ovarian cancer.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed immediately after intravenous injection.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 5 hours.

  • 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 pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Liver injury

    This medicine may cause liver injury and causes death. The liver function parameters need to be assessed before starting the treatment. The treatment should be discontinued if any signs and symptoms of liver injury appear.

  • Kidney injury

    This medicine may cause Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) which is a serious condition that causes fatalities. The kidney function parameters need to be assessed before starting the treatment. The treatment should be discontinued if any signs and symptoms of kidney injury appear.

  • Lung toxicity

    This medicine may cause severe lung injuries like pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary interstitial infiltrates. Any symptoms of breathing difficulty and signs of lung impairment should be informed to the doctor. The treatment should be discontinued if any symptoms appear.

  • Decrease in blood cell count

    This medicine may lower the white blood cell count (neutrophils) and platelets. Close monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. The baseline of the blood cell count should be obtained before initiation of the treatment. Do not start the treatment if the counts are less.

  • Infections

    The chances of occurring infections are more in patients receiving this medicine. Hold the chemotherapy and start with the broad-spectrum antibiotics if there are any signs and symptoms of fever. Close monitoring of the body temperature and the blood cell count is necessary.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    It is advised not to miss any dose. If you missed any dose, you should contact your doctor immediately.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clozapine severe
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Live vaccines severe
  • Fluoroquinolone antibiotics moderate

General Instructions

This medicine is given in multiple cycles. It is important to receive the every scheduled dose and make a note of next scheduled dose. Close monitoring of blood cells counts and lung function is necessary.

Other details

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

References

Additional Information>

How to use Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial

Gemcitabine HCl is administered weekly by IV inf over 30 min. It may be administered as reconstituted or diluted further in additional NS to a conc as low as 0.1 mg/mL.
Stability: Store unopened vials at 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F). Reconstituted gemcitabine solutions are chemically stable for up to 35 days at room temperature. However, reconstituted solutions are preservative-free and should be discarded after 24 hours. Do not refrigerate reconstituted product because crystals may form in the bag or bottle. Discard unused portion. Gemcitabine 0.1 and 10 mg/mL solutions diluted with 0.9% NaCl or D5W are chemically stable for up to 35 days at room temperature or under refrigeration when stored in polyvinyl chloride bags. Because these solutions contain no preservative, they should be used within 24 hours of preparation.

what are the adverse effects of Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial?

Fatigue, fever, lethargy, somnolence, alopecia, rash, GI upset, stomatitis, myelo suppression, LFTs increases, proteinuria, hematuria, dyspnoea, pruritus.

What happens if I miss a dose of Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial?

Adults & Elderly: Refer to individual protocols. Note: Prolongation of the infusion time gt;60 min has been shown to increase toxicity.
Pancreatic Cancer: IV: 1000 mg/m² over 30 min wkly for 3 or 7 wk followed by 1 wk rest; repeat cycles 3 out of every 4 wk.
Non-small cell lung cancer in combination with Cisplatin(unlabelled use): IV: 1000 mg/m² over 30 min on days 1,8,15; repeat every 28 day or 1250 mg/m² over 30 min on days 1,8; repeat every 21 day.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Gemita Injection 200 mg 1 Vial. 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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