Product name : Amgicin 1000 mg
Generic Name : GemcitabineInjection
Manufacturer : Adley
Amgicin belongsto the group of medicines called antimetabolites. It is used alone or incombination with other medicines to treat cancer of the breast, ovary, pancreas,and lung. It may also be used to treat other kinds of cancer, as determined byyour doctor.
Amgicin interferes with thegrowth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed. Since the growth ofnormal cells may also be affected by the medicine, other effects will alsooccur. Some of these may be serious and must be reported to your doctor. Othereffects, like hair loss, may not be serious but may cause concern. Some effectsmay occur after treatment with Amgicin has been stopped.
HOWSHOULD I USE AMGICIN?
Use Amgicin as directed by your doctor. Check the label on themedicine for exact dosing instructions.
Amgicin is used in combination with other drugsfor the treatment of local or advanced cancers like non-small cell lung cancer,epithelial ovarian cancer, bladder cancer, adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Itis also used for treating recurrent breast cancer that cannot be treated withsurgery.
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