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Isoxan 1Gm Injection

Manufacturer: Vhb Life Sciences Inc
Medicine composition: Ifosfamide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Isoxan 1Gm Injection is used for the control, treatment and prevention of urothelial toxicity prophylaxis, testis cancer, bronchi cancer, cystic fibrosis, breast cancer, and bladder cancer. Isoxan 1Gm Injection works by inactivating toxins produced by drugs, as well as inhibiting the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Do not take Isoxan 1Gm Injection if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Isoxan 1Gm 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 pregnant and/or breastfeeding, or if you have any upcoming surgeries. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Isoxan 1Gm Injection is administered intravenously via injection, in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Isoxan 1Gm Injection include nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, cough, headache, eye infections, muscle pain, joint pain, pain in lymph nodes, and narrowing of the bronchial smooth muscle. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

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?

    Isoxan 1gm injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Isoxan 1gm 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?

    Isoxan 1gm 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 interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • 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 Isoxan 1Gm Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Ifosfamide, 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.

Isoxan 1Gm Injection is an immunosuppressive chemotherapeutic agent. Its forms active metabolites which bind to many intracellular structures, including DNA. It forms inter and intra strand cross linking in the DNA. This inactivates DNA and causes cell death.

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