Oncophos 200Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Cyclophosphamide
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Oncophos 200Mg Injection is used to treat different types of cancers such as mycosis fungoides, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, and breast cancer. It is not used in isolation but in conjunction with other medicines. Being an antineoplastic, it slows down the growth and spread of the cancer cells. It is also used to treat kidney problems found in children.

There are certain medicines that increase the side effects of Oncophos 200Mg Injection such as etanercept, doxorubicin, trastuzumab and ketoconazole. Let your doctor know if you are receiving any sort of radiation therapy, or cytotoxic therapy.

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. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this.

Some of the possible common side effects of Oncophos 200Mg Injection can be weakness, vomiting, skin rash, hair loss, skin colour change, nail discoloration, and absence of menstrual periods. If you have pneumonia, a persistent cough, hallucinations, fever, blood in urine or severe allergic reactions, find a doctor immediately.

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?

    Chophos 200mg 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?

    Chophos 200mg 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?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • 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 Oncophos 200Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medicine falls under the category of an antineoplastic, immunosuppressant that is converted to aldophosphamide and phosphoramide mustard in the liver. These metabolites interfere with the rapid replication of malignant cells by binding to the tumour cell DNA and eventually causing cell death.

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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