Gemoxen (Gemcitabine)

Gemoxen

Gemcitabine

* Our best price : $ 157.40

Gemcitabine is an anti-cancer drug known as an antimetabolite. It is also called an antineoplastic or cytotoxic chemotherapy drug. Gemoxen is used to treat various forms of cancer including pancreatic cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, bladder cancer, soft-tissue sarcoma, metastatic breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

Brand Name : Gemoxen
Active Ingredients : Gemcitabine
Manufacturer : Beacon
Country of Origin : Bangladesh
Intended Patient : Unisex
Gemoxen (Gemcitabine) - 1g (1 Vial) Gemoxen (Gemcitabine) - 1g (1 Vial)
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Description


Uses

Gemcitabine is an anti-cancer drug known as an antimetabolite. It is also called an antineoplastic or cytotoxic chemotherapy drug. Gemoxen is used to treat various forms of cancer including pancreatic cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, bladder cancer, soft-tissue sarcoma, metastatic breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

Dosage and Administration

Gemoxen is sold as a single vial of solution for injection. Each vial contains 1g of gemcitabine.

The dosage you will require depends on various factors including age, height, weight, medical history and the type of cancer being treated.

Gemoxen is to be administered via intravenous infusion.

Side effects

Gemoxen (Gemcitabine) can cause some unwanted side effects.

Contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if you develop a fever with a temperature of 100.4ºF (38ºC) or higher, or chills. This can be a sign of infection.

Notify your doctor as soon as possible (within 24 hours) if you develop any of the following symptoms:

  • nausea that interferes with eating and is not relieved by medications prescribed by your doctor
  • repeated vomiting (more than 4-5 episodes within a 24-hour period)
  • extreme fatigue
  • persistent diarrhea (more than 4-6 episodes in a 24-hour period)
  • unusual or unexplained bleeding or bruising
  • black or tarry stools, or blood in your stools or urine

The most common side effects associated with Gemoxen (Gemcitabine) are:

  • flu-like symptoms(muscle pain, fever, headache, chills, fatigue)
  • fever (within 6-12 hours of first dose)
  • fatigue
  • mild nausea
  • vomiting
  • decreased appetite
  • skin rash
  • low blood counts (decreased white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets)
  • temporary increases in liver enzymes
  • blood or protein in the urine

Less common side effects you may experience include:

  • diarrhea
  • weakness
  • hair loss
  • mouth sores
  • difficulty sleeping
  • shortness of breath

If you notice any unusual side effects or symptoms not listed above, contact your doctor.

Precautions

Before starting treatment with Gemoxen, make sure your doctor has been made aware of all medicines you are currently taking (this includes prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicine, vitamins and herbal supplements).

Do not take aspirin while receiving treatment with Gemoxen (Gemcitabine).

Do not take any vaccinations while receiving treatment with Gemoxen (Gemcitabine).

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Gemoxen is classified as a pregnancy category D drug, meaning it may cause harm to the fetus. Do not become pregnant or father a child while taking Gemcitabine. If you are sexually active, make sure to use contraception.

Do not breastfeed while taking Gemoxen as it can be passed to the baby through the breast milk.

You may be at increased risk of infection while taking Gemoxen (Gemcitabine). Try to avoid large groups of people and people with colds or flus.

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