Bleomycin Injection is an anti-cancer medication that contains Bleomycin as an active ingredient. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of genitourinary tract cancer, Esophagus cancer, blood cancer, Hodgkin disease, squamous cell carcinoma of skin, head and neck cancer, etc. This medication forms ions that get into DNA of cancer cells and stop their growth.
Bleomycin Injection Uses
This injectable medication can treat, control, prevent and improve following health problems:
- Head & neck cancer
- Genitourinary tract cancer
- Esophagus cancer
- Squamous cell carcinoma of skin
- Blood cancer
- Hodgkin's disease
Bleomycin Injection Working & Mechanism of Action
- Bleomycin Injection performs following function in order to improve this health condition:
- This liquid medication produces ions that get into DNA of cancer cell and stop its growth.
Bleomycin Injection - Composition and Active Ingredients
- Following active ingredient is used in the composition of this medication:
- Bleomycin (15 MG)
- This medication can be availed in various strengths for Bleomycin.
Bleomycin Injection - Side-effects
The active ingredient in this injectable medication can cause following side effects. This is not a complete list of side effects. It is possible that these side effects won’t occur in some people. But those facing problems while therapy must consult the doctor.
- Swelling or redness of the skin
- Decrease in weight
Bleomycin Injection - Precautions & How to Use
People before starting this therapy must inform their doctors about the pre-existing health conditions, current health problems, medications, over the counter products and allergies. This is mandatory because some other existing health problems can make them more susceptible to the side-effects of this medication. This medication must be taken as directed by the doctor. Some points that need counselling are:
While taking this medication, do not drive any vehicle or operate heavy machinery
- Do not blend glutathione with bleomycin
- Kidney problems
- Impaired liver function
- Lung problems requiring the oxygen use
- Received radiation in the chest area
Bleomycin Injection is supplied to following countries and regions:
Asia: Jordan, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Israel, Singapore, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Turkey, Malaysia, Iran, Tajikistan, etc.
Africa: Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Gambia, Libya, Sudan, etc.
North & South America: Ecuador, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil, Bahamas, USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Argentina, Guatemala, Guyana, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, etc .
Europe: Austria, United Kingdom (UK), Cyprus, Iceland, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Azerbaijan, Poland, Spain, Belarus, Belgium, France, Georgia, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Ukraine, Latvia, etc.
Oceania: New Zealand, Fiji, Australia, etc.