Arsikem Injection

Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Arsenic Trioxide (10 mg)

Prescription Required

183 people have bought this recently

Arsikem Injection

Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Arsenic Trioxide (10 mg)

Prescription Required

183 people have bought this recently

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1 Injection in 1 Bottle

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Arsikem Information

Arsikem, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Blood Cancer.

The right dosage of Arsikem depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Arsikem as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Arsikem are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Arsikem is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Arsikem has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Arsikem related warnings section.

Arsikem is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Arsikem have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Arsikem have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Arsikem, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Arsikem Benefits & Uses
  2. Arsikem Dosage & How to Take
  3. Arsikem Side Effects
  4. Arsikem Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Arsikem with Other Drugs
  6. Arsikem Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Arsikem
  8. Arsikem Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Arsikem Benefits & Uses

Arsikem is used to treat the following -

  1. Blood Cancer Primary

Arsikem Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Arsikem

Arsenic Trioxide

Arsikem Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Arsikem is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Increased Heart Rate
  3. Rash
  4. Paresthesia
  5. Shortness of Breath Severe
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Injection site pain
  8. Increased Liver Enzymes
  9. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  10. Fever Severe
  11. Diarrhoea
  12. Fatigue Severe
  13. Itching or burning
  14. Chills
  15. Anxiety Mild
  16. Tremor

Arsikem Related Warnings

Is the use of Arsikem safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Arsikem. If you are pregnant, do not take Arsikem without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Arsikem safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Arsikem. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Arsikem on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Arsikem. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Arsikem on the Liver?

Arsikem may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Arsikem on the Heart?

Arsikem may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Arsikem with Other Drugs

Arsikem should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Arsikem Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Arsikem unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Diabetes
  5. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  6. Thyroid
  7. Arrhythmia

Frequently asked Questions about Arsikem

Is this Arsikem habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Arsikem is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Arsikem, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Arsikem can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Arsikem only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Arsikem is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Arsikem Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Arsikem

You can take Arsikem with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Arsikem

Taking alcohol with Arsikem can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Arsikem Price and Pack Size

Arsikem Injection

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; TRISENOX™ (arsenic trioxide)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 869
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