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Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Natco Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Fludarabine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet is an antimetabolite that is used in patients who have a specific kind of leukemia, who are unresponsive to any other kind of treatment, or those who have been taking other medicines, but their diseases have aggravated instead of diminishing. Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet works by effectively stopping reproduction of the cancer cells, thus killing the cell, and preventing the disease from progressing.

Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet is generally administered in the form of an injection at the hospital, or the doctor’s office. In certain cases, Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet is also prescribed for home usage, in which case the patient has to be very particular about following the exact procedures outlined by the doctor.

The side effects of Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet include dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vision problems, or in rare cases, even seizures. A few of these effects can worsen if Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet is used in combination with alcohol, or certain other medicines.

Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet can also significantly reduce the formation of platelets in blood, so when taking Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet, it is necessary to avoid any activities that might cause bleeding or bruising. In rarer cases, Lymfuda 10Mg Tablet can have an adverse effect on the body’s immune system as well.

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?

    Lymfuda 10mg tablet 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?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. 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?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

This medication is used in the chemotherapy treatment for leukaemia and lymphoma. It is categorized as an antimetabolite that can be given either orally or intravenous. Being a purine analogue, it works by interfering with ribonucleotide reductase and DNA polymerase, thereby preventing DNA synthesis.

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PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
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