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Cladrim 10Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Cladribine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Cladrim 10Mg Injection belongs to a class of cancer-fighting drugs called antineoplastics, and is used for the control, prevention and treatment of a specific type of blood cancer known as hairy cell leukemia. It works by effectively preventing the growth of cancer cells in the body, thus eventually resulting in their destruction.

Cladrim 10Mg Injection is administered intravenously via injection, and is usually given for a total of seven days by continuous infusion. Things such as the patient’s body weight, medications, and medical conditions affect the dose of this medicine, so it is necessary to take the medicine strictly in accordance with the doctor’s prescription.

Before using Cladrim 10Mg Injection, tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are allergic to certain food items or substances, if you have a history of kidney problems or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding.

Common side effects of Cladrim 10Mg Injection include numbness or tingling of the hands and feet, shortness of breath, swelling or pain at the site of injection, skin rash, stomach pain, sweating, and unusually high heartbeat.

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.

In addition to its intended effect, Cladrim 10Mg Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache
Rash
Injection site allergic reaction.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Cladrim 10mg 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?
Cladrim 10mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
LITAK has a major influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
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.
Cladrim 10Mg Injection is a type of medication used as a treatment for hairy cell leukemia. The mechanism of action for the drug is not well understood as of yet, but it is believed that the drug phosphorylates the nucleotidecladribine triphosphate, which is then absorbed into the DNA of the lymphocyte cells.
What are you using Cladrim 10Mg Injection for?
Head and Neck Cancer
Other
How much was the improvement?
Excellent
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Treatment of Hairy Cell Leukemia!

Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia

Homeopathic Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
Psychotherapy Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
Surgical Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
Other Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia
What is Hairy cell leukemia
Symptoms of Hairy cell leukemia
Causes of Hairy cell leukemia
Risk factors of Hairy cell leukemia
Complications of Hairy cell leukemia
Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Hairy cell leukemia
Precautions & Prevention of Hairy cell leukemia
Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia

 Homeopathic Treatment of Hairy Cell Leukemia

Homeopathy improves cell metabolism and helps in improvement of overall health. It treats the person as a whole. Treatment is constitutional. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. It balances the energy system, improves immunity and body functions. It naturally cures the root cause of disorder. Some of the homeopathic medicines for treatment support of hairy cell leukemia are:

Aran
Carb S
Hecla
Nat A
Nat S

 Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia

Acupuncture is the use of needles on the body to stimulate or direct the meridians (channels) of energy flow in the body. It is an effective treatment for nausea, a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia

In the allopathic treatment of hairy cell leukemia, chemotherapy drugs are used such as Cladribine (Leustatin) and Pentostatin (Nipent).

Surgical Treatment of Hairy cell leukemia

If your spleen ruptures or if it’s enlarged and causing pain, then surgery to remove your spleen (splenectomy) might be an option. Removing your spleen usually restore normal blood counts.

What is Hairy cell leukemia?

Hairy cell leukemia is a rare, slow-growing cancer of the blood in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). In hairy cell leukemia, too many blood stem cells develop into lymphocytes. These lymphocytes are abnormal and do not become healthy white blood cells.

Symptoms of Hairy cell leukemia

A feeling of fullness in your abdomen
Fatigue
Swollen lymph glands
Easy bruising
Recurring infections
Excessive sweating
Weakness
Weight loss

Causes of Hairy cell leukemia

It is not clear what causes the DNA mutations that lead to hairy cell leukemia.

Risk factors of Hairy cell leukemia

Exposure to radiation
Exposure to chemicals
Exposure to sawdust

 Complications of Hairy cell leukemia

Infections
Anemia
Bleeding

 Diagnosis of Hairy cell leukemia

Diagnosis of Hairy cell leukemia involves the following tests and procedures:

Physical exam
Blood tests
Bone marrow biopsy
Computerized tomography (CT) scan

Precautions & Prevention of Hairy cell leukemia

There is no known way to prevent hairy cell leukemia.