CYRAMZA 100 MG INJECTION

Category:

Generic : Ramucirumab (100mg)

Treatment : Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Cancer Of Colon And Rectum

Pack size  :  10 Ml (Vial)

Manufacturer : Eli Lilly and Company India Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$990.00

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Cyramza 100mg Injection is an anticancer medication. It is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, stomach cancer and cancer of colon and rectum. It is given as IV infusion into vein by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised.
Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

High blood pressure is a very common side effect of this medicine. Hence, your doctor will monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medicine. You should remain hydrated as it may also cause diarrhea and headache as its side effects. It is known to reduce the red blood cells in your blood. Hence, regular blood tests are required to monitor your blood cells during treatment with this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF CYRAMZA INJECTION

In Non-small cell lung cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the major kinds of lung cancer and it affects both smokers as well as non-smokers. Cyramza 100mg Injection helps treat non-small cell lung cancer and may be given alone or in combination with other medicines. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol or smoking while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

In Stomach cancer

Stomach cancer also known as gastric cancer, may occur in the inner lining (called mucosa) of the stomach or in the walls of the stomach. These are of various kinds depending on the origin, affected area and severity of the cancer. Cyramza 100mg Injection helps to kill the cancer cells and also stops their further growth and spread. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.

In Cancer of colon and rectum

Cancer of the colon and rectum, also known as colorectal cancer (CRC) or bowel cancer, is the development of cancer from two parts of the large intestine, namely, the colon or rectum. In this type of cancer, the person may notice symptoms such as blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and fatigue. Cyramza 100mg Injection treats and also lowers the risk of developing further cancerous growths (polyps) and bowel cancer. It kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective, yet very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Avoid drinking alcohol or smoking while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
 

HOW TO USE CYRAMZA INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
 

HOW CYRAMZA INJECTION WORKS

Cyramza 100mg Injection is an anticancer medication. It works by blocking the ‘VEGF receptor 2’ thereby cutting off the blood supply to the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.
 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cyramza 100mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cyramza 100mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cyramza 100mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving

SAFE
Cyramza 100mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cyramza 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cyramza 100mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cyramza 100mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cyramza 100mg Injection is recommended.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cyramza

  • High blood pressure
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10 ml

pack form  – injection

 

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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