What is Vincristine Sulphate?
Vincristine Sulphate Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Lymphomas, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Neuroblastoma, Wilms Tumor and other conditions.
Vincristine Sulphate Injection contains Vincristine Sulfate as an active ingredient.
Vincristine Sulphate Injection works by killing the growth of cancer cells.
Detailed information related to Vincristine Sulphate Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Vincristine Sulphate Injection Uses
Vincristine Sulphate Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
· Wilms Tumor
Vincristine Sulphate Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Vincristine Sulphate Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Killing the growth of cancer cells.
Vincristine Sulphate Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Vincristine Sulphate Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Vincristine Sulfate
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Vincristine Sulphate Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Vincristine Sulphate 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.
· Abdominal Cramps
· Lack Of Sperm Production
Vincristine Sulphate 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.
· Avoid contact with people having infections
· Do not drive or operate machinery
· Planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding