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Daunotec 20Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Daunorubicin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Daunotec 20Mg Injection helps in the treatment of some kinds of cancers. Generally, it is prescribed in a combination with a few other drugs. It acts as a cytotoxic agent and prevents the cancer cells from multiplying.

The drug is given as an injection by a nurse or doctor. It should be ensured that the needles and syringes are properly disposed after use and the drug should not be used if the solution inside has particles.

In case side effects like nausea, vomiting and appetite loss are extremely severe, ask your medical practitioner to prescribe medication to control such symptoms. 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 a cold or flu like symptoms. It also affects blood clotting, as the drug reduces the quantity 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.

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?

    Daunoplus 20mg 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?

    Daunoplus 20mg injection 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 dsrive or use machine.
  • 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 Daunotec 20Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Daunotec 20Mg Injection is a drug for cancer treatment, which is used 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.

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