Celdaz 100 Mg Injection 1
Dacarbazine is used to treat advanced skin cancers, malignant melanoma, and Hodgkin's disease.
How does the drug work?
Dacarbazine is an anti-cancer drug that belongs to purine analogs. It acts by generating ions which get incorporated into the DNA of the cancer cells, thus, inhibiting their growth.
What are the common side effect?
The side effects which are common with dacarbazine are a loss of appetite, weight loss, sickness, vomiting, skin discoloration, rashes, redness and swelling of the skin.
• Celdaz injection should not be taken by the individuals who had a history of allergic response to dacarbazine.
• Before using the celdaz medicine inform the doctor if any other anticancer drugs or therapies are in use,.
• In the case of health issues such as kidney, liver, lung, or heart problems, or a plan for surgery, inform the doctor before using Celdaz injection.
• Immediately contact for medical assistance if breathlessness, cough, or other breathing problems occur.
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should inform the doctor about their condition before taking the Celdaz medication.
• Avoid activities which need high energy due to the possibility of Celdaz side effects such as driving or handling heavy machines.
1. Will I have hair loss with dacarbazine? Yes. Hair loss is one of the side effects of dacarbazine.
2. How to take the dacarbazine injection? Usually, the dacarbazine injection is given into the muscle or vein or as a shot under the skin by a nurse. It is given once or twice a week.
3. What precautions should a caregiver take while I am on dacarbazine medicine? A caregiver should not allow the bodily fluids such as urine, vomit, etc. to come in contact with the skin surface. Wearing gloves while handling the patient can help prevent this.
4. What is the dose of dacarbazine for cancer? The dose of dacarbazine depends on the type of cancer which is decided by the doctor.
5. What to do if I forget a dose of dacarbazine? If you miss an appointment of taking the dacarbazine injection, call up your doctor for instructions.