Product Name : Endoxan
Generic Name : Cyclophosphamide Tablets
Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila
Endoxan 1GmInjection is used to treat different types of cancers such as mycosisfungoides, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, and breast cancer. It is not used in isolation but in conjunction with other medicines.Being an anti-neoplastic, it slows down the growth and spread of the cancer cells. It is also used to treat kidney problems found in children.
There are certain medicines that increase the side effects of Endoxan 1Gm Injection such asetanercept, doxorubicin, trastuzumab and ketoconazole. Let your doctor know ifyou are receiving any sort of radiation therapy, or cytotoxic therapy.
It is given in an injection form at the doctor's office or clinic itself. If you are to use it at home, ask all the questions you need to, to the doctor and be sure of the proper procedure. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this.
Some of the possible common side effects of Endoxan 1Gm Injection can be weakness, vomiting, skin rash, hair loss, skin colour change, nail discoloration, and absence of menstrual periods. If you have pneumonia,a persistent cough, hallucinations, fever, blood in urine or severe allergic reactions, find a doctor immediately.
Uses of Endoxan Tablet
Endoxan 50 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of cancer and nephrotic syndrome.
Endoxan Tablet side effects
Side Effects of Endoxan are Vomiting, Nausea, Hair loss, Fever, Blood in urine, Diarrhoea,Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).
How to use Endoxan Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Donot chew, crush or break it. Endoxan 50 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Endoxan Tablet works
Endoxan 50 mg Tablet is an anti-cancer medication with immuno suppressive property. In cancer,it works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells,thereby stopping their growth and multiplication.