Daunotec 20mg Injection

Daunotec 20mg Injection

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Introduction

Daunotec 20mg Injection is used for the treatment of blood cancer (leukemia). It works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed.

Daunotec 20mg Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. It might be given as a single therapy or in combination with some other medication. 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. You should avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase your risk of liver damage.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, low platelet count, ulcer, loss of appetite and difficulty while breathing. If they do not go away or get worse, tell your doctor. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects. It is very strong medicine and some people may develop serious side effects while taking it. This medicine may lower your ability to fight infections and lead to problems with your blood, liver or kidneys. Your doctor will advise you regular blood tests to check for these.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have 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. It may harm your baby. You and your partner should avoid becoming pregnant or fathering a child for several months after your treatment with it has stopped. Your doctor may perform several tests such as blood tests, ECG, and physical examinations both before and during treatment with this medicine.

Uses of Daunotec Injection

Side effects of Daunotec 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 Daunotec

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Low blood platelets
  • Ulcer
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Hair loss
  • Fever
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Fatigue
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Mucosal inflammation
  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Breathing problems

How to use Daunotec Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Daunotec Injection works

Daunotec 20mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Daunotec 20mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Daunotec 20mg 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.

Breastfeeding

UNSAFE
Daunotec 20mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Daunotec 20mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Daunotec 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Daunotec 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Daunotec 20mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Daunotec 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Daunotec 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Daunotec 20mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.