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Cizumab 100mg/4ml Injection

Manufacturer: Hetero Drugs Ltd
Medicine composition: Bevacizumab
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

A monoclonal antibody and anti-angiogenesis, Cizumab 100mg/4ml Injection is used to treat types of brain tumor and types of cancers. This medication functions by interfering with the growth and spread of cancerous cells in the body.

It is advised that you seek medical attention immediately on experiencing any adverse effect. Common allergic reactions include swelling of facial features, hives, trouble breathing and abnormal bleeding from the mouth/nose/rectum/vagina/digestive tract/brain. Other side effects are vomiting, constipation, fever, chest pain, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, skin infection, back pain, missed periods and headache.

Before using this medication you should arrange for a consultation with your doctor and notify him/her if: you are allergic to it, your wounds heal very slowly, you have recently coughed up blood, you are scheduled for a surgery in the next 28 days, you have heart diseases/high blood pressure/bleeding or blood-clotting problems, you are taking any other medications, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby. Ensure not to conceive for at least 6 months after end of treatment.

This medication is administered into a vein via IV injection once in every 2-3 weeks. The dosage needs to be prescribed by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition.

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.

  • Headache

  • Altered taste

  • Nose bleed

  • Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding)

  • Rhinitis

  • Lacrimation disorder

  • Exfoliative dermatitis

  • Dry skin

  • Increased blood pressure

  • Protein in urine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Bevatas 100mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients may experience somnolence asyncope , and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Bevacizumab, please consult your doctor.

Cizumab 100mg/4ml Injection is an antineoplastic drug that binds and inhibits human VEGF interaction with its receptors Flt-1 and KDR on endothelial cell surface. This inhibits blood vessel formation inside tumors and prevents growth of metastatic tumor.

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