Deczuba 50mg Injection

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Decitabine
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Deczuba 50mg Injection is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) such as certain types of anemia or leukemia. Being a nucleoside analog, it inhibits cell growth.

You should be careful if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of Deczuba 50mg Injection. No specific medical interations with it have been found yet. Let your doctor know if you are taking dietary or herbal supplements, and prescription and non prescription drugs.

It is given in an injection form at the doctor’s office or clinic itself. If you are to use it at home, ask all the questions you need to, to the doctor and be sure of the proper procedure. Remember to never reuse needles and syringes. Never take a double dose of Deczuba 50mg Injection, it is better that you skip it till the next time you can take it.

Some of the common side effects of Deczuba 50mg Injection are trouble sleeping, loss of appetite, nausea, hair loss, headache and constipation. Seek a doctor immediately if you experience one sided numbness, stomach pain, swelling and vision or speech changes.

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?

    Decitas 30mg 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?

    Decitas 30mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Deczuba 50mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication is commonly used to treat AML and other myelodysplastic syndromes. It gets incorporated into the strands of the DNA upon replication and causes the DNA methyltransferases to bind to it permanently.

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