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Dacilon 0.5mg Injection

Manufacturer: Celon Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Dactinomycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 02, 2019

Dacilon 0.5mg Injection is an antineoplastic which is used to treat certain types of cancer. It works by killing targeted cancer cells.

Dacilon 0.5mg Injection should not be used if you are allergic to any ingredient in Dacilon 0.5mg Injection, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, if you have had chicken pox or shingles infections lately, if you are taking any other prescription or non-prescription medicine or dietary supplements, if you have allergies to certain medicines or foods, if you have any bone marrow problems, if you have had radiation therapy in the recent past, or if you are obese.

Dacilon 0.5mg Injection is administered directly in the form of an injection. Dacilon 0.5mg Injection is administered directly in the form of an injection. Should be used with caution in case of elderly patients, or infants. Dacilon 0.5mg Injection should not be used if the patient is pregnant, as it can cause harm to the fetus.

Dacilon 0.5mg Injection has a few side effects, including sudden hair loss, acne, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, loss of energy, lack of appetite, tiredness, weakness and sluggishness. Rare side effects of Dacilon 0.5mg Injection include allergic reactions, swollen red skin, symptoms of liver problems, and unusual bruising or bleeding.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable 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?

    Actinocin 0.5mg 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?

    Actinocin 0.5mg 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?

    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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dacilon 0.5mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication falls under the category of a chemotherapy medication used to treat several kinds of cancer. A DNA gets attached at the transcription areas and prevents long chains of the RNA from getting formed.

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