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Vinblastine

Vinblastine Information

Vinblastine Benefits & Uses

Vinblastine is used to treat the following -

Vinblastine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Vinblastine

Vinblastine

Vinblastine Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Decreased appetite
  3. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Photosensitivity
  6. Infection
  7. Skin irritation
  8. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  9. Headache दुर्लभ
  10. Dizziness दुर्लभ
  11. Vertigo दुर्लभ
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Hair Loss सामान्य

Vinblastine Related Warnings

Is the use of Vinblastine safe for pregnant women?

Vinblastine should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of Vinblastine safe during breastfeeding?

Vinblastine should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Vinblastine on the Kidneys?

Vinblastine is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Vinblastine on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Vinblastine. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Vinblastine only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Vinblastine on the Heart?

Vinblastine is completely safe for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Vinblastine with Other Drugs

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

Vinblastine Contraindications

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

  1. Anemia
  2. Bleeding
  3. Herpes
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Hyperkalemia
  6. Calcium Deficiency

Frequently asked Questions about Vinblastine

Is this Vinblastine habit forming or addictive?

Vinblastine does not cause addiction.

No

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Vinblastine is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Vinblastine cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Vinblastine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Vinblastine

Taking Vinblastine with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Vinblastine

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Vinblastine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 865