Cycloxan 500mg Injection


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CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE 500MG
By Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus)
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.74.39
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What is CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection used for?

CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection injection/tablet is used for the treatment of different types of cancer and nephrotic syndrome.

CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection work?

CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection belongs to the class of drugs called alkylating agents. The drug acts by inhibiting the DNA synthesis by cross-linking the DNA strands, thereby preventing the cell division. Thus, it reduces the growth of cancerous cells.

How to use CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection injection/tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
  • CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection injection should be administered only under medical supervision.

If you miss a dose of CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection , please use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?

Drugs that interact with CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection include the following:

  • Adalimumab
  • Certolizumab
  • Cidofovir
  • Clozapine
  • Deferiprone
  • Etanercept
  • Fingolimod
  • Golimumab
  • Nalidixic acid
  • Teriflunomide
  • Thalidomide

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?

The following are the most common side effects of CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection :

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Difficulty in urination

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Hair loss
  • Joint pain
  • Bloody stools
  • Yellowing of eyes
  • Unusual weight gain
  • Severe muscle spasm

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection .
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

You are advised not to use CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What special precautions should be followed while using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection .
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

You are advised not to use CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

What should you tell  your doctor before using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection

  1. Can CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection be used in the treatment of kidney diseases in children?
  2. Yes. CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection can be used in the treatment of kidney diseases in children when other drugs fail. However, please consult your doctor.

  3. Should I undergo any laboratory tests while using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?
  4. Yes, it is advised to undergo a complete blood test and urine test regularly while using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection .

  5. Is it safe to use CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection in anaemia patients?
  6. No. It is advised not to use CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection in anaemia patients, as it worsens the condition.

  7. Is it safe to receive vaccines while using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection ?
  8. No. It is advised not to receive any vaccines while using CYCLOXAN 500mg Injection . Please consult your doctor if your vaccine course is due.

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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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