Bleomycin Sulphate Injection
Bleomycin Sulphate Injection falls under a category of drugs known as antineoplastic antibiotic. It treats types of cancer. It also prevents fluid accumulation in the chest that happens as a result of tumors. It functions by slowing down or stopping the growth of the cancerous cells.
On using Bleomycin Sulphate Injection you may experience side effects such as chills, reduced appetite, hair fall, clouded thoughts, mouth sores, fatigue, rapid weight loss, skin rash, itchiness, hives, redness, difficulty with speech or in breathing, lightheadedness, wheezing, feelings of numbness. If your reactions persist or worsen over time notify your physician immediately.
Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within this medication, you are already taking any other medication, you have Raynaud phenomenon, you have liver/ kidney/ breathing/ blood vessel problems, you have any other allergies or you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
The dosage for this medication is determined by the doctor based on your age, medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults for Cell Carcinoma is 0.25-0.50 units given intravenously/ intramuscularly/ subcutaneously once or twice a week.
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 Oncologist before using this medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Tumocin 15mg injection 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?Tumocin 15mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution should be advised in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Bleomycin Sulphate Injection is an antibiotic antitumor agent. It works by selectively inhibiting the synthesis of DNA. It also inhibits RNA and protein synthesis at high concentrations. It shows greatest activity in the G2 and M phases of the cell cycle.
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