Endoxan 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Endoxan 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cyclophosphamide(50.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-NEOPLASTIC

Medical Description

Endoxan tablet contains Cyclophosphamide, which is an anti-cancer medicine. It works by slowing or stopping growth in various types of cancer of the blood, eye, breast, etc and in certain kidney disea...
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uses

Uses of Endoxan 50 MG

  • Endoxan tablet is used in the treatment of various types of cancer such as cancer of the blood, eye, breast.
  • It is also used in a certain kidney disease in children in whom other treatments cannot be given.
contraindications

Contraindications of Endoxan 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to Cyclophosphamide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have an obstruction in the urinary path.
sideEffects

Side effects of Endoxan 50 MG

  • Fever
  • Loss of hair
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loose motions
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Blurring of vision
  • Dizziness
  • Absence of menstrual period
  • Early stoppage of the menstrual period
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Endoxan 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Endoxan Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The component of Endoxan tablets is known to be harmful to foetus. It may cause birth defects, foetal growth retardation, miscarriage and foetotoxic effects in the newborn. Hence, it should be avoided in pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Endoxan Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of the Endoxan tablet in lactating women. However, as a component of this medicine is known to be excreted in milk, this medicine should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Endoxan Tablet?
A:
Endoxan tablets may cause dizziness and blurring of vision. Therefore, avoid driving while on this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Endoxan Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol, along with the Endoxan tablet, increases nausea and vomiting. Therefore, alcohol drinking should be avoided while taking this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your immunity is suppressed.
  • You have kidney disease, liver disease or heart disease.
  • You are planning for pregnancy, as the use of Endoxan tablet can impair fertility.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Endoxan 50 MG

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells by interfering with DNA and RNA synthesis and protein synthesis.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Endoxan 50 MG

Endoxan tablet should be swallowed whole with a sufficient amount of water. It should be taken in the morning and with food as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Endoxan 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Endoxan tablets with medicines known as protease inhibitors such as doxorubicin, etoposide can increase the blood concentration of Endoxan.
  • Medicines used in rheumatoid arthritis such as azathioprine, when taken along with Endoxan, can cause liver toxicities.
  • Antifungal medicines such as metronidazole, when taken along with Endoxan, can cause brain diseases.
  • Concomitant use of Endoxan with medicines used to thin blood such as warfarin may affect the effect of warfarin.
  • Discuss with your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, before starting with the Endoxan tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Endoxan 50 MG

  • Store the Endoxan tablet at 20°c to 25°c in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Endoxan 50 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an overdose of Endoxan tablets include fever, cough, weakness, dizziness, chest pain, breathing difficulty, etc.
  • If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Endoxan tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does the intake of Endoxan tablets cause loose motions?

A: Yes, the intake of Endoxan tablets can cause loose motions as a side effect. If side effect persists, then immediately inform your doctor.

Q: Should the Endoxan tablet be crushed?

  • Endoxan tablets should be swallowed as a whole with an adequate amount of water and should not be crushed.

Q: Should Endoxan tablets be taken with food or without food?

A: Endoxan tablets should be taken with food to avoid stomach problems.

Q: How does the Endoxan tablet work?

A: Endoxan tablet works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells by interfering with DNA and RNA synthesis and protein synthesis.
Last Updated on: 08 Nov 2020 | 12:19 PM (IST)
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