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Epineon 10mg Injection

By NEON LABORATORIES LIMITED
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0.01g Powder For Injection in Dry Vial
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MRP 169.77
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Epineon 10 MG Description

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ContainsEpirubicin(10.0 Mg)
UsesCancer
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Epineon 10 MG

  • Epineon Powder For Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of the breast, gastric cancer, advanced ovarian cancer, and small cell lung cancer.
  • It is also used to help prevent bladder cancer reoccurrence after surgery.

Contraindications of Epineon 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to epirubicin, other anthracyclines/ anthracenedione, or any other ingredient of Epineon Powder For Injection.
  • If you have a reduced number of blood cells caused by previous treatment with either other anti-cancer agents or radiotherapy.
  • If you have been treated with the maximum amount of medicine or radiation given to a patient over time of other anthracyclines such as doxorubicin or daunorubicin. If you are not sure what these medic...
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  • If you have or had heart disorders (like NYHA class IV heart failure, acute heart attack, previous death of tissue resulting from a failure of blood supply, acute inflammatory heart diseases, or irreg...
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  • If you have any infection affecting the entire body.
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have mucositis (soreness and inflammation) of the mouth, pharynx, food pipe, and gastrointestinal tract.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Epineon 10 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Epineon 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Epineon 10mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Epineon Powder For Injection should not be used in pregnant women or in women who are capable of becoming pregnant unless recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Epineon 10mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Epineon Powder For Injection is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Epineon 10mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Epineon Powder For Injection on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Epineon 10mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Epineon Powder For Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney, or heart disorders.
  • You have any kind of infection in the body.
  • You have an inflamed and sore mouth/gut, or reduced blood cells.
  • You experience abnormal heart rhythms with a rapid heartbeat after using this medicine.
  • You develop signs and symptoms of congestive heart failure (CHF) such as difficulty breathing, swelling in the legs/feet/arms, low urine output than normal, and fluid accumulation in the abdomen.
  • You are taking a medicine called trastuzumab for the treatment of cancer.
  • You have recently received or plan to receive any vaccines.
  • You are planning on becoming pregnant.

Mode of Action of Epineon 10 MG

How Does It Work?

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Directions for Use of Epineon 10 MG

  • Epineon Powder For Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Epineon 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Epineon Powder For Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines like cimetidine - used for treating ulcers/GERD; dexverapamil - used to treat irregular/abnormal heart rhythm; dexrazoxane - used to protect...
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  • Epineon Powder For Injection used in combination with other anti-cancer medicines that kill cancer cells may result in additive bone marrow suppression.
  • The effect of this medicine on the heart is increased by certain radiotherapeutic treatments and by previous or concomitant use of other anthracycline derivatives (mitomycin-C, dacarbazine, dactinomyc...
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  • Medicines used for the treatment of tuberculosis like rifampicin and fits/seizures like barbiturates can result in a reduction of the efficacy of Epineon Powder For Injection.
  • This medicine should not be used in combination with live attenuated vaccines.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine with cyclosporine may cause excessive suppression of the immune system.

Storage and disposal of Epineon 10 MG

  • Store Epineon Powder For Injection in in a refrigerator (2 °C - 8 °C). Protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Epineon 10 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Epineon Powder For Injection may cause a reduced number of blood cells and soreness/inflammation of the mouth or gut. However, since this medicine will be given to you by a doctor or nu...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Epineon Powder For Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Epineon Powder For Injection used for?

  • Epineon Powder For Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of the breast, gastric cancer, advanced ovarian cancer, and small cell lung cancer.
  • It is also used to help prevent bladder cancer reoccurrence after surgery.

Q: How to store Epineon Powder For Injection?

  • Store Epineon Powder For Injection in in a refrigerator (2 °C - 8 °C). Protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Product Details
Brand
EPINEON
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 04:34 PM (IST)

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