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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cesalin. Please consult your doctor.
Cesalin is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Cesalin is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Cesalin may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Cesalin may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting which cou... View More
Cesalin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cesalin may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Cesali... View More
Cesalin is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cesalin may not be needed in the... View More
Cesalin is used in the treatment of ovarian, cervical and testicular cancer. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells... View More
Uses of Cesalin
- Ovarian cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Testicular cancer
Side effects of Cesalin
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Increased risk of infection
- Ear disorder
- Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
- Renal impairment
- Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
- Kidney damage
- Hearing loss
- Ringing in ear
How to use Cesalin
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Cesalin works
Cesalin is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells which stops their growth and multiplic... View More
What if you forget to take Cesalin?
If you miss a dose of Cesalin, please consult your doctor.
- Cesalin is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.
Lymphomas, Sarcomas, Carcinomas, Small cell lung cancer, Ovarian cancer, Germ cell tumors, Metastatic Testicular Tumors, Metastatic Ovarian Tumors, Adva... View More
IV Preparation Further dilution stability is dependent on chloride ion concentration & should be mixed in solutions of NS (at least 0.3% NaCl) Further... View More
Metastatic Testicular Tumors Usual dose in combination with other approved chemotherapeutic agents is 20 mg/m²/day IV for 5 days/cycle Pretreatment h... View More
Renal Impairment CrCl 10-50 mL/min: Decrease dose 50% CrCl <10 mL/min: Contraindicated
Patients with severe renal or auditory disorder, known hypersensitivity, severe bone marrow suppression, peripheral neuropathy, pregnancy, lactation.
Mode of Action
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>10% Nausea (76-100%),Vomiting (76-100%),Nephrotoxicity (28-36%),Ototoxicity, especially in children (31%),Myelosuppression (25-30%),Anaphylaxis (1-20%... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
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