Dactinomycin

Dactinomycin

 

Brand: Cosmegen

Application: Cancer

 

Drug forms of dactinomycin

  • Injectable solution

 

 

 

Dactinomycin Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Dactinomycin

Contraindications to dactinomycin

Dactinomycin during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Dactinomycin on driving

Dactinomycin drug interaction

Warning about taking Dactinomycin

Side effects of dactinomycin

Complications of Dactinomycin Overdose (Dactinomycin Poisoning)

Storage conditions of Dactinomycin

 

 

 

 

Dactinomycin Drug Information

Dactinomycin is used to treat cancer. It may not cure your cancer, but it works by reducing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Dactinomycin

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Dactinomycin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. It is usually given once a day for 1-5 days.
  • The drug is injected into a vein.
  • The dose of dactinomycin and the course of treatment with this drug depend on the patient's weight and its effectiveness for the patient.

 

Contraindications to dactinomycin

  • Note the expiration date of dactinomycin, and do not take it if the expiration date on your medicine has expired.
  • Never give Dactinomycin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with dactinomycin, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Dactinomycin during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Dactinomycin may be harmful to the fetus.

 

The effect of Dactinomycin on driving

Doctinomycin does not cause symptoms such as dizziness or drowsiness, you do not need to avoid driving.

 

 Dactinomycin drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Dactinomycin may interact with some medications, including some live vaccines (such as the flu (nasal) and pediatric typhoid and oral typhoid), blood thinners (such as warfarin and enoxaparin), salicylates / NSAIDs. Such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, sodium salicylate).

If your doctor has prescribed low-dose aspirin (usually 325-81 mg per day) for specific medical reasons to prevent a stroke or heart attack, you should continue to take it unless your doctor tells you to stop. Give aspirin. Consult your pharmacist for more details.

Dactinomycin may interfere with certain laboratory tests (the amount of antibiotics) and cause erroneous results. Tell your doctor that you have used this medicine before the test.

 

 Warning about taking Dactinomycin

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking dactinomycin:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have recently had an infection (such as chickenpox or herpes).
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have anemia (anemia).
  • If you have previously received chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of dactinomycin

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects may occur if you take more than the dose of this medicine. If any of these side effects occur, your doctor should be informed:

  • Pain and redness at the injection site
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomit
  • nausea
  • Pimples or acne
  • hair loss
  • Sores on the lips, mouth and throat
  • hair loss
  • Decreased number of blood cells (white blood cells or platelets)
  • Heartburn, weakness, symptoms of kidney problems (frequent urination, pain when urinating), abnormal bleeding, dark urine, yellow or white eyes, swelling of the feet and ankles: If you have such symptoms, see a doctor immediately. .

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Dactinomycin.

 

Complications of Dactinomycin Overdose (Dactinomycin Poisoning)

  • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Dactinomycin

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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