Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection
USA Brand Name
Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin)
What Is The Generic Name For Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection:
Dactinomycin is the generic version for Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
About Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin)
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection contains an active ingredient, Dactinomycin, which is used in the treatment of testicular cancer, Wilms' tumor, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and Ewing's sarcoma. The cells of the testicles, i.e., the male reproductive organ start to grow abnormally leading to testicular cancer. It is also known as germ cell cancer. It is of two types, seminoma testicular cancer & non-seminoma testicular cancer. Wilm's tumor is a rare type of kidney cancer that causes a tumor in one or both kidneys. Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN) is a type of tumor in which a pregnant woman may get during her pregnancy. In this a fertilized egg does not become a fetus. Ewing’s sarcoma is a very rare type of cancer which occurs in & around the bones. It can affect the cartilage, bones or the nerves around the bones. It most often occurs in teenagers & young adults. This medicine is available at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores & must be taken by doctor’s prescription only.
Wockhardt Ltd. is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection. It can be purchased from our online pharmacy.
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection contains an active ingredient, Dactinomycin, which is available in other substitutes also at all the leading online pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection is used in the treatment in following conditions:
Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
How Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin) Works:
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection has an active ingredient; Dactinomycin is an anti-cancer medication which works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication. Dactinomycin drug bind strongly to DNA, interfering with synthesis of RNA (prevention of RNA polymerase elongation) & with protein synthesis.
Before You Use Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
Make sure that:
You are not allergic to Dactinomycin
You are not having any serious Disease
Your doctor must be learned about your medicinal history like your pre- existing disease, surgeries & Medications, Supplements, Food Habits, lifestyle, etc.
What Should You Avoid While Taking Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
You should avoid taking alcohol
You should avoid driving
You should avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
You should not take Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection if you:
Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity
Have liver problems
Have active infections
Have severe myelosuppression
Have bleeding problems
Have Kidney disease
Tell Your Doctor If You:
Have Allergy to the Injection
Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
Have Liver/ Kidney disease
Have blood disorder
Are Pregnant or Trying to Conceive
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection contains an active ingredient, Dactinomycin, which is used in the treatment of testicular cancer, Wilms' tumor, gestational trophoblastic neoplasia and Ewing's sarcoma. This medicine is accessible in different substitutes & strengths & must be purchased or given on doctor’s prescription only. You must consult your physician for dosage and time because age and severity of the disease differ from person to person and it can only be judged by your doctor.
Adults are advised to take Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection at a fixed time with or without food as instructed by your Doctor. You must take Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection regularly on time for better results.
How Much Of The Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin) to Be Used:
As Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection is available in various strengths and substitutes, Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection. Do not take the Injection on your own & for longer period than recommended by doctor.
How To Take The Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. Your doctor or nurse will give you Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection. Kindly do not self administer this medicine.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
You are always advised to take Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection as prescribed. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Do not take the Injection in larger or smaller quantity or for longer period than suggested by your doctor.
Seek medical emergency treatment and/ or contact your surgeon immediately in case of any overdose symptoms. Since Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the possibility of an overdose is very low. However, emergency measure will be initiated immediately by your physician if they observe overdose symptoms.
The missed dosage of the injection should be administered by the doctor as soon as possible. It is strictly suggested to skip the missed dosage if it is already time for your next scheduled dosage. You must not double the dosage of the prescription to make up for the missed dosage. Since Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection is administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dosage is very low.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Cosmegen 0.5 Mg Injection (Dactinomycin):
Loss of appetite
Inflammation of the rectum
What Are The Common Drug Interactions:
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection. This interaction may produce some needless or adverse effects and/or cause your drug not to work properly. You must always talk about with your doctor if you are taking other prescription/ Supplements so that well planned medication can be given. It interacts with the following medicines:
It can also interact with following disease condition:
Bone marrow suppression
Warning And Precaution:
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection can worsen the conditions like:
You must use an effective method of contraception before starting treatment, during treatment, & until 12 months after stopping treatment
Regular monitoring of complete blood cell counts is necessary during treatment with this medicine
You must not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking this medicine as it may cause nausea and vomiting
Always consult with your doctor straight away to get best possible treatment if you are suffering from any of the above mentioned conditions.
Things To Remember:
Keep the Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection out of reach and sight of the children
This medicine is strictly used to treat with caution in children, adolescents, and elderly
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the increased risk of harmful effects on the unborn baby
You must always check up the information precisely written on the leaflet/ insert of the medicine
Always consult your medical doctor if you have any uncertainty in case of the dosage, time & strength of the medicine.
Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection should be taken for cancer treatment. Do not take this prescription for longer period than suggested by the Doctor.
Store the Cosmegen 0.5 mg Injection at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the Injection is intact and not damaged while purchasing or storing.