Uniblastin 10Mg Injection

Manufacturer: United Biotech Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Vinblastine
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Uniblastin 10Mg Injection is used to treat various types of cancer, especially breast cancer and leukemia, which is cancer of the white blood cells. It is also used to treat bladder cancer, certain types of lung cancer and sarcomas, and some brain tumors. It is often used together with other chemotherapy drugs. It is available in the form of a powder or a solution, and is administered intravenously. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancerous cells.

Uniblastin 10Mg Injection is usually administered once a week. The length of your treatment will depend on factors like the type of cancer you have, the medications you are taking, and your body’s response to it. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your physician immediately: pain, itching, redness, swelling, blisters, or sores at the site of injection. Inform your doctor of your allergies, other medication you are using, of other diseases and of your health conditions. Avoid using this medicine if you are pregnant, or planning to be pregnant.

Side effects include nausea, appetite loss, diarrhea, headache, hair loss, aches, constipation and vomiting. Get emergency medical treatment if you experience seizures, chest pain, unusual bleeding, infection, and difficulty in breathing or walking.

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?

    Cytoblastin 10mg 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?

    Cytoblastin 10mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • 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 Uniblastin 10Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medication inhibits the mitosis or cell division at metaphase, which explains its antitumor activity. This action is produced by its interaction with tubulin. It results in the crystallization of microtubule and cell death by binding to the microtubule proteins of the mitotic spindle.

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