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ATSA Injection

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Azacitidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

ATSA Injection effectively treats some types of blood problems, such as chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. Considered an antineoplastic, ATSA Injection prevents the growth and destroys abnormal cells that are found in the bone marrow.

The drug should not be used if you are extremely hypersensitive to a component present in it or are suffering from an advanced stage of liver cancer. Patients with kidney issues as well as other health conditions should discuss the implications of the drug, before using it. Moreover, expecting mothers and those trying to conceive should inform the doctor before ATSA Injection treatment begins.

The drug is generally administered through an injection by the doctor. You can also take the injection on your own, once your health care provider has shown you how to do it. Discard ATSA Injection if the bottle is cracked or you find any particles in the solution. In case the medicine fall on your skin, wash the affected area immediately. Clean it with plenty of water and soap. In case you happen to miss a dose, get in touch with your medical practitioner.

Some common side effects of ATSA Injection are sweating, diarrhea, blurry vision, skin dryness, nose bleeding, bumpy skin, sweating during the night, swelling of the joints and shivering.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Azacytin 100mg vial is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Azacytin 100mg vial is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as ATSA Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

ATSA Injection is used to treat blood/bone marrow disorders. This drug encourages antineoplastic function by blocking DNA methyltransferace at reduced concentration, resulting in DNA hypomethylation and direct cytotoxicity in disputed hematopoietic cells in the bone marrow through its administration into DNA and RNA at high concentration, thereby causing cell death.

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