Mitoxantrone

 

General English name: Mitoxantrone

Brand: Novantrone

Application: cancer - leukemia - multiple sclerosis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drug forms of mitoxantrone

Mitoxantrone Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Mitoxantrone

Contraindications to mitoxantrone

Mitoxantrone use during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of taking Mitoxantrone on driving

Drug interaction of mitoxantrone

Mitoxantrone Warning

Side effects of mitoxantrone

Complications of Mitoxantrone Overdose (Mitoxantrone Poisoning)

Storage conditions of Mitoxantrone

 

 

 

 

 

Drug forms of mitoxantrone

Injectable solution

 

Mitoxantrone Drug Information

Mitoxantrone is used to treat leukemia, multiple sclerosis and other cancers. Mitoxantrone is an anthracenediones drug that works by reducing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Mitoxantrone

  • 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 Mitoxantrone varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • This medicine is injected intravenously under the supervision of a doctor. The doctor monitors the patient's symptoms for up to an hour after the injection.
  • The dose of mitoxantrone 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 mitoxantrone

Note the expiration date of mitoxantrone and do not take it if the expired medicine is out of date.

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

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

 

Mitoxantrone use during pregnancy and lactation

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

 

The effect of taking Mitoxantrone on driving

Mitoxantrone can cause symptoms such as dizziness or drowsiness. Avoid driving as long as you have these symptoms.

 

 Drug interaction of mitoxantrone

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.

Mitoxantrone may interact with the following drugs: Some live vaccines (such as BCG), clozapine, immunosuppressants (such as fingolimod, natalizumab, afalizumab, ocrelizumab)

 

Mitoxantrone 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 mitoxantrone:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have heart problems (eg heart disease, heart failure, irregular heartbeat).
  • If you have blood problems (anemia).
  • If you have had radiation therapy.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have an infection or your infection has recently recurred.
  • 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 mitoxantrone

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:

Headache

nausea and vomiting

Diarrhea

Dry mouth

Vertigo

Drowsiness

Sore throat

Wounds and sore mouth

Severe skin rash, itching, shortness of breath and sore throat: If you have such serious side effects, see a doctor immediately.

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

 

Complications of Mitoxantrone Overdose (Mitoxantrone 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 Mitoxantrone

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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