What is Bleomycin?
Bleomycin Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin, Head And Neck Cancer, Genitourinary Tract Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Blood Cancer, Hodgkin’S Disease and other conditions.
Bleomycin Injection contains Bleomycin as an active ingredient.
Bleomycin Injection works by producing ions which get into DNA of cancer cell and prevent its growth.
Detailed information related to Bleomycin Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Bleomycin Injection Uses
Bleomycin Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin
· Head And Neck Cancer
· Genitourinary Tract Cancer
· Esophagus Cancer
· Blood Cancer
· Hodgkin’S Disease
Bleomycin Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Bleomycin Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Producing ions which get into DNA of cancer cell and prevent its growth.
Bleomycin Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Bleomycin Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Bleomycin (15 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Bleomycin Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Bleomycin Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Swelling Or Redness Of The Skin
· Decrease In Weight
Bleomycin Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
· Dot mix glutathione with bleomycin
· Impaired liver function
· Kidney problems
· Lung problems requiring use of oxygen
· Received radiation in the chest area