Bucelon 60

Bucelon 60 mg Injection is used in the treatment of some cancers of blood like chronic myeloid leukaemia. It is used in combination with other cancer medicines during hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT). It may also be used to treat some other types of cancer.

Bucelon 60 mg Injection is given as an injection into veins by the healthcare provider. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effects of this medicine include decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.

Inform your doctor if you have a medical history, of bleeding disorders, heart or liver disease, radiation treatment or any infection. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using.  Inform your doctor immediately if you notice unusual bruising or bleeding or if you have dark, tarry, or bloody stools and sore throat. This medicine is known to reduce the number of blood cells in your blood thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with kidney, liver and heart function during treatment with this medicine. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. click here: Bucelon 60

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)
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • 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.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bucelon 60mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

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.
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Breast feeding

Bucelon 60mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving

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.
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Kidney

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.
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Liver

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.

Quick tips

  • 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.

FAQs

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).

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