Daunomycin 20Mg Injection
Daunomycin 20Mg Injection helps in the treatment of acute myelogenous and lymphocytic leukaemia. Generally, it is prescribed in combination with a few other drugs. It acts as a cytotoxic agent and prevents the cancer cells from multiplying.
The medicine is given as an injection by a nurse or doctor. It should be ensured that the needles and syringes are properly disposed of after use and the drug should not be used if the solution inside has particles.
In case the drug falls on your skin, make sure to wash the affected area thoroughly with a lot of water as well as soap. The drug also has a tendency to lower the immunity of the body. In this case, try avoiding contact with those who are suffering from cold or flu-like symptoms.
It also affects blood clotting, as the drug reduces the number of cells that are responsible for clot formation in the body. Thus, avoid getting into situations where you get a cut or a wound. If you do experience continuous bleeding, contact your doctor immediately.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Causes episodes of nausea and vomiting, which sometimes can lead to impairment of the ability to drive or use machine.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Daunomycin 20Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
This medication contains active constituent which is used for cancer treatment (during chemotherapy). The drug interacts with the DNA and prevents the topoisomerase II enzyme from progressing further. This, in turn, causes the supercoils in DNA to relax.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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