Hamsyl Injection

Hamsyl Injection

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Introduction

Hamsyl Injection is used in the treatment of some kinds of blood cancer. It may be also used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor. It is sometimes used with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.

Hamsyl Injection is given as an injection under the medical supervision of a doctor. 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include allergic reaction, rash, increased glucose level in blood, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood glucose levels.

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.

Uses of Hamsyl Injection

  • Blood cancer (Acute lymphocytic leukemia)
  • Hodgkin’s disease

Side effects of Hamsyl 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 Hamsyl

  • Abdominal pain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Diarrhea
  • Hives
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Rash

How to use Hamsyl Injection

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

How Hamsyl Injection works

Hamsyl Injection stops the growth of cancer cells.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Hamsyl Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hamsyl Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Hamsyl Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hamsyl Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hamsyl Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Hamsyl Injection?

If you miss a dose of Hamsyl 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.