Dacilon 0.5mg Injection
What is Dacilon 0.5mg Injection ?
dacilon 0.5mg inj is used for Wilms tumor, Wilms’ tumor, Childhood rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma and metastatic, Nonseminomatous testicular cancer, Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and other conditions. Dacilon Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Dacilon Injection contains Dactinomycin as an active ingredient.
Dacilon Injection works by binding to DNA and stopping the growth of cancer cells.
uses of dactinomycin is used in the treatment of testicular cancer, Wilms’ tumor, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and Ewing’s sarcoma.
How to use Dacilon Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Dacilon Injection works
Dacilon 0.5 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication.how does dactinomycin work It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your dactinomycin injection.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
these dactinomycin side effects are including here
- Mouth ulcer
- Loss of appetite
- Lip inflammation
- Inflammation of the rectum.
Expert advice for Dacilon Injection
Use appropriate contraception during treatment with dactinomycin, if you are women of childbearing potential.During administration, avoid inhalation of dust or vapors and contact with eyes or mucous membranes as it is highly toxic and extremely corrosive to soft tissues.
Take precautions while taking dactinomycin as you may develop life threatening allergic reactions.You may be monitored daily for any side effects during treatment as it may cause toxic reactions such as stomatitis, diarrhea, severe hematopoietic depression.
Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Dacilon Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Dacilon Injection, 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. dactinomycin dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Administer under doctor’s supervision
Avoid inhalation of dust or vapors and contact with eyes or mucous membranes
Avoid inhaling dust or vapors
If you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
If you may develop life threatening allergic reactions
Medication requires special handling procedures