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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vinblastin. Please consult your doctor.
Vinblastin is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it i... View More
Vinblastin is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Vinblastin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Vinblastin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Vinblastin is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any... View More
Vinblastin should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vinblastin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of V... View More
Vinblastin is an anti-cancer medication used in the treatment of breast cancer, kidney cancer, Hodgkin’s disease, and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Vinblasti... View More
Uses of Vinblastin
- Breast cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Hodgkin’s disease
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Side effects of Vinblastin
- Decreased appetite
- Decreased white blood cell count
How to use Vinblastin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Vinblastin works
Vinblastin blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
- In males vinblastine may cause aspermia (lack of semen causing infertility); in females vinblastine may cause amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), whic... View More
- Take precautions while taking vinblastine as it may cause inflammation of mouth and lips (stomatitis) and neurological toxicity.
- Avoid even accidental contamination of eyes with vinblastine, as it may cause severe irritation.
- Vinblastine may cause acute kidney disease (nephropathy) related to uric acid level.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Histiocytic lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, Kaposi's sarcoma, Letterer-Siwe disease, Lymphocytic lymphoma, Mycosis fungoides, Testicular cancer
IV Preparation IV push 1 mg/mL (dose/syringe); max syringe size for IVP is a 30 mL syringe & syringe should be <75% full Powder: reconstitute w/ 10 m... View More
Intravenous Cancers Testicular CA, Squamous cell CA of head & neck, Hodgkin's Dz, Kaposi's sarcoma; histiocytic lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, & Lettere... View More
Intravenous Cancers Testicular CA, Squamous cell carcinoma CA of head & neck, Hodgkin's Dz, Kaposi's sarcoma; histiocytic lymphoma, mycosis fungoides,... View More
Severe bone marrow suppression; presence of bacterial infection; maglignant cell infiltration of bone marrow; Inj into extremity with poor circulation; ... View More
Mode of Action
Vinblastine is M phase specific. It binds to microtubular proteins and arrests mitosis at the metaphase by disrupting mitotic spindle formation. It bloc... View More
Hepatic impairment; neurotoxicity; ischemic heart disease; preexisting pulmonary dysfunction; extravasation may cause tissue damage and pain. Discontinu... View More
1-10% Anemia,Leukopenia,Myelosuppression,Alopecia Frequency Not Defined Peripheral neuropathy,Hypertension,Bronchospasm,Nausea,Vomiting,Anorexia,Di... View More
Possible increase in vinblastine levels with aprepitant. Reduced vinblastine metabolism with miconazole. Variable interactions with phenytoin, monitor s... View More
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