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Navelbine 50Mg Injection

Navelbine 50Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Vinorelbine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Navelbine 50Mg Injection is a potent anti-cancer medication prescribed to primarily combat non-small cell type of lung cancers. You may also be prescribed this medicine if you are suffering from certain types of ovarian cancer or breast cancer, and sometimes in case of Hodgkin’s disease. The drug works inhibiting the process of cancel cell division, thereby it stunts the spread or growth of cancer. The medicine is not available in a form that can be taken orally. It is generally injected intravenously by a medical expert in a clinic. The Navelbine 50Mg Injection drug can be classified as a vesicant. This may lead to severe tissue damage and blistering of the skin and surrounding healthy tissues, if it is not administered properly in the veins. You must alert your doctor immediately if you start noticing reddening of the skin surface, along with pain or swelling at the site of injection. The medicine is not recommended to breastfeeding mothers as the drug is known to be excreted in the human milk which eventually passes on to the infant, causing major health complications. You are advised to not conceive during the course of the treatment. You must abstain from drinking alcohol, smoking, caffeine and tobacco during the course of treatment.

In addition to its intended effect, Navelbine 50Mg Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Weakness
Reduced blood platelets
Increased liver enzymes
Bleeding
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Navelbine 50mg 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?
Navelbine 50mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
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 Navelbine 50Mg Injection, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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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