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Scleroxil 2Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Mitoxantrone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Scleroxil 2Mg Injection, a type of chemotherapy, is used to prevent the growth of cancer cells. It is basically used for the treatment of leukemia, breast cancer and prostate cancer. It helps by reducing the symptoms of various kinds of cancer.

Possible side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache and unusual tiredness. If you observe any of these side effects, seek medical help immediately. Your doctor or health care provider may prescribe you medication for nausea and vomiting. There are few side effects which may occur rarely but are serious. These severe side effects include dehydration due to severe vomiting and diarrhea, dry mouth, decreased urination, dizziness, pale skin, menstrual changes, bloody urine, bloody stool, bruising and temporary hair loss. If the condition worsens, inform your doctor or health care professional right away.

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to the medicine or the ingredients present in them. Also, if you have any current medication and medical history of anemia, heart disease and liver disease, consult your doctor or health care provider before using this medicine. It is advisable not to use this medicine if you are pregnant and breastfeeding. Your dosage depends on your weight, age, medical condition and your response to the treatment. It is best to use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor or health care provider.

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?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Mitozan 2mg 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?

    Mitozan 2mg 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 Scleroxil 2Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Scleroxil 2Mg Injection is a cytotoxic antibiotic used in treatment of leukemia, breast cancer and prostrate cancer. It inhibits the growth of cancer cells by preventing them from doing DNA repair and DNA synthesis.

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