Vinotec

Vinotec 10mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast and stomach cancer.
It works by killing the cancer cells by inhibiting HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor protein).

Vinotec 10mg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional.
Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.
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. click here: Vinotec

Most common side effects

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, headache, rash, insomnia, and infection. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections.

Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels. You must have to inform your doctor if you experience breathlessness, cough, shivering, swelling of legs and arm.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.

This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

USES OF VINOTEC INJECTION

  • Breast cancer
  • Stomach cancer

What is VINOTEC 10mg Injection?

  • VINOTEC 10mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication used in the treatment of breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer

Warning & Precautions

  • Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections.
  • Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using.
  • This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
  • The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy. Men are advised to seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.

interaction

A product that may interact with this drug is:

  • mitomycin.
  • Other medications can affect the removal of vinorelbine from your body, which may affect how vinorelbine works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as itraconazole), macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), rifamycins (such as rifabutin),

Directions & For Use

It is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.

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.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy

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

Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

It is not known whether Vinotec 10mg 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

Vinotec 10mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vinotec 10mg 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 Vinotec 10mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Low blood platelets
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Bleeding
  • Constipation

More Information

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store in a refrigerator (2–8°C)
  • Do not freeze
  • Do not use it if you think it has been frozen
  • Keep the pre-filled syringe in the outer carton to protect from light

Vinotec Related Warnings

Is the use of Vinotec safe for pregnant women?

Vinotec should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Is the use of Vinotec safe during breastfeeding?

Vinotec may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor’s advice.

What is the effect of Vinotec on the Kidneys?

Vinotec is completely safe for kidneys.

What is the effect of Vinotec on the Liver?

Vinotec can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

What is the effect of Vinotec on the Heart?

Using Vinotec does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

 

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