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Epithra 10mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
Refrigerated
1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
468.35*
MRP 551.00
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Epithra 10 MG Description

Epithra Powder For Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It contains epirubicin as the active substance. Epithra Powder For Injection is used to treat breast cancer, gastric cancer, advanced ovaria

n cancer, and small cell lung cancer. It also helps in the prevention of bladder cancer reoccurrence after surgery. Epithra Powder For Injection will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine. Before starting Epithra Powder For Injection, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹468.35
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ContainsEpirubicin(10.0 Mg)
UsesCancer
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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uses

Uses of Epithra 10 MG

  • Epithra 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

Contraindications of Epithra 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to epirubicin, other anthracyclines/ anthracenedione, or any other ingredient of Epithra 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Epithra 10 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Epithra 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Epithra 10mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Epithra 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Epithra 10mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Epithra Powder For Injection is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Epithra 10mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Epithra 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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Epithra 10mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Epithra Powder For Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
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Mode of Action of Epithra 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Epithra Powder For Injection prevents the synthesis of DNA/RNA (genetic material) and protein. It also interferes with the activity of a chemical called topoisomerase II which results in problems in D...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Epithra 10 MG

  • Epithra 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

Interactions of Epithra 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Epithra 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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  • Epithra 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 Epithra 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Epithra 10 MG

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

Dosage of Epithra 10 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Epithra 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 Epithra 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 Epithra Powder For Injection used for?

  • Epithra 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 Epithra Powder For Injection?

  • Store Epithra Powder For Injection in in a refrigerator (2 °C - 8 °C). Protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
03/03/2023
Last Updated on: 08 Sep 2022 | 07:32 PM (IST)
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