Vinblastine

 

 

General English name: Vinblastine

Brand: Velban

Application: Cancer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Blastin Pharmaceutical Forms

Wayne Blastin Pharmaceutical Information

The correct amount and method of taking Vinblastine

Contraindications to vinblastine

Consumption of vinblastine during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Vinblastine on driving

Wayne Blastin Drug Interaction

Vinblastine Warning

Side effects of vinblastine

Complications of Vinblastine Overdose (Vinblastine Poisoning)

Storage conditions of Vinblastine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wayne Blastin Pharmaceutical Forms

Injectable solution

 

Wayne Blastin Pharmaceutical Information

Vinblastine is a chemotherapy drug used to treat a variety of cancers. It works by reducing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Vinblastine

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get medication information about the drug and to be aware of its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Vinblastine 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 drug should be injected within one minute; Gentle injection of this drug increases the risk of clots forming in the tissues adjacent to the vessel.
  • If this medicine gets into your eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • The dose of vinblastine and the course of treatment with this drug depend on the patient's weight and its effectiveness for the patient.

 

Contraindications to vinblastine

  • Pay attention to the expiration date of Wayne Blastin medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
  • Never give Vinblastine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with vinblastine, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Consumption of vinblastine during pregnancy and lactation

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

 

The effect of Vinblastine on driving

Vinblastine does not cause symptoms such as drowsiness, but if you have these symptoms, avoid driving.

 

 Wayne Blastin 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.

Vinblastine may interact with some medications, such as aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs (eg, ibuprofen), phenytoin, tolterodine, drugs that may damage the ear (eg, , Cisplatin, carboplatin, aminoglycosides such as gentamicin).

Other drugs that can affect the removal of vinblastine from your body and may affect the function of vinblastine. These include azole antifungals (such as voriconazole), macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), and rifamycins (such as rifabutin).

If your doctor prescribes 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.

 

Vinblastine 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 Vinblastine:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have an untreated bacterial infection.
  • If you have a bone marrow problem.
  • If you have a bone marrow tumor.
  • If you have had chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
  • 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 vinblastine

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

  • Pain and redness at the injection site
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • nausea and vomiting
  • hair loss
  • Lip and mouth sores
  • Nail deformation
  • Mouth and throat ulcers
  • Vision change, weakness, easy bleeding and bruising, rapid heartbeat, abdominal and stomach pain, bone pain, jaw pain, severe headache, hearing problems, unusual lumps, skin changes, dizziness, mental and mood changes (such as depression), pain And cold fingers, numbness and tingling, pain when urinating, bloody urine: If you have such serious symptoms, see a doctor immediately.
  • Skin rash and allergic symptoms: If you have such serious side effects, see a doctor immediately.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of Vinblastine.

 

Complications of Vinblastine Overdose (Vinblastine 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 Vinblastine

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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