USES OF BUCELON INJECTION
- Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)
BENEFITS OF BUCELON INJECTION
In Blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia)
Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a cancer of the blood-forming tissues, that decreases the body’s ability to fight infection. Bucelon 60mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
SIDE EFFECTS OF BUCELON INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Bucelon
- Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
- Decreased magnesium level in blood
- Decreased potassium level in blood
- Increased glucose level in blood
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
HOW TO USE BUCELON INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW BUCELON INJECTION WORKS
Bucelon 60mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bucelon 60mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Bucelon 60mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Bucelon 60mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
It is not known whether Bucelon 60mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Bucelon 60mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bucelon 60mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Bucelon 60mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BUCELON INJECTION?
If you miss a dose of Bucelon 60mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Bucelon 60mg Injection is given as an injection into the vein by a healthcare provider.
- Do not skip any dose and complete the course as suggested by your doctor.
- Use an effective method of birth control to avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
- Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor the levels of blood cells in your blood.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you notice unusual bruising or bleeding or if you have dark, tarry, or bloody stools and sore throat.
Q. Does Bucelon 60mg Injection cause hair loss?
Yes, Bucelon 60mg Injection can cause hair loss.
Q. Is Bucelon 60mg Injection a vesicant?
Yes. Bucelon 60mg Injection is a vesicant (irritant).