Teniposide

 

 

General English name: Teniposide

Brand: Vumon

Application: Leukemia (leukemia)

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of teniposide

Teniposide Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Teniposide

Contraindications to the use of teniposide

Teniposide use during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of taking Teniposide on driving

Teniposide Warning

Side effects of teniposide

Side effects of Teniposide overdose (Teniposide poisoning)

Storage conditions of Teniposide

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of teniposide

Ampoule

 

Teniposide Drug Information

Teniposide is used to treat leukemia. Teniposide is a chemotherapy drug that works by reducing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Teniposide

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 Teniposide varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

It is injected intravenously (within 30-60 minutes) once or twice a week under a doctor's supervision. The doctor will monitor the patient's symptoms for up to an hour after the injection because the patient may have a drop in blood pressure after the injection.

Tell your doctor if you feel any pain at the injection site as this medicine may damage your muscles.

The dose of teniposide and the course of treatment with this drug depend on the patient's weight and its effectiveness for the patient.

If the solution comes in contact with your eyes or skin, rinse immediately.

 

Contraindications to the use of teniposide

Note the expiration date of the teniposide drug and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give Teniposide to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with teniposide, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Teniposide use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Teniposide should be used during pregnancy and lactation in consultation with your doctor.

 

The effect of taking Teniposide on driving

Teniposide can cause symptoms such as drowsiness. Avoid driving as long as you have these symptoms.

Drug interaction of teniposide

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.

Teniposide may interact with some of the following medicines: some live vaccines (such as flu (nasal) and oral pediatric phlegm), blood thinners (such as warfarin and enoxaparin), salicylates / NSAIDs (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) ), Disulfiram, metronidazole, methotrexate, sulfonamide antibiotics such as sulfamethizole.

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.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking medicines that cause drowsiness, including: alcohol, marijuana, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), sleeping pills or anxiety medications (such as alprazolam). (alprazolam), diazepam, zolpidem, muscle relaxants, and analgesics and painkillers (such as codeine).

Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergies or cough and cold medicines) because some of them are made up of substances that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist how to use them so that you can use them safely.

 

 Teniposide Warning

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 teniposide:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  •  If you have blood problems (anemia or blood clotting problems).
  •  If your blood protein is low.
  •  If you have Down Syndrome.
  •  If you have a viral illness such as chickenpox or herpes.
  •  If you have liver and kidney disease.
  •  If you have had an infection recently.
  •  If you consume alcohol.
  •  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 teniposide

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects can occur if you take more than the amount of this medicine, in case of any of these side effects should be reported to your doctor:

    Pain and redness at the injection site

    nausea and vomiting

    Diarrhea

    Drowsiness

    hair loss

    Headache

Sore throat, weakness, heartburn: If you have such serious complications, see a doctor immediately.

Severe skin rash, itching, shortness of breath and sore throat: If you have such serious side effects, see a doctor right away as these symptoms may indicate a drug allergy.

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

 

Side effects of Teniposide overdose (Teniposide 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 Teniposide

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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