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Zygem 1gm Injection

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
1 Injection(s) in Injection
5695.00*
MRP 6700.00
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Zygem 1 G Description

Zygem Injection is an anti-cancer medicine. It is used in the treatment of various types of cancer such as ovarian cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer and bladder can

cer. It contains gemcitabine as its main component. It will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹5695.00
You Save₹1005.00 (15% on MRP)
ContainsGemcitabine(1.0 G)
UsesOvarian cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Zygem 1 G

For the treatment of ovarian cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer & bladder cancer.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zygem 1 G

  • If you are allergic to gemcitabine or any of the ingredients of Zygem Injection.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zygem 1 G

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • Constipation, stomach pain
  • Fever, infection, headache
  • Skin rash, redness, itching
  • Pain, swelling, sores in the mouth
  • Hair loss
  • Low blood platelets, anaemia, low WBCs
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zygem 1 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zygem Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Zygem Injection should not be used during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential after assessing the benefits over risks. Use effective contraception during treatment. However, if you get pregnant while on treatment, immediately contact your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zygem Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not be breastfeeding while on treatment with this medicine, as it is unknown if gemcitabine passes into breast milk
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Zygem Injection?
A:
This medicine may make you feel sleepy. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zygem Injection?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or still have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You had or are scheduled to have radiation therapy.
  • You have been vaccinated recently.
  • If you experience headaches along with fits and confusion, contact your doctor.
  • You have difficulty breathing or weakness & are pale
  • You gain weight, have swelling & shortness of breath.
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.
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Mode of Action of Zygem 1 G

How Does It Work?

Gemcitabine interacts with DNA (genetic material) and causes certain changes in the DNA. This results in problems in DNA synthesis leading to anti-cancer effects.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zygem 1 G

  • Zygem Injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.
interactions

Interactions of Zygem 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zygem Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor if you are on radiotherapy & about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doc...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zygem 1 G

  • Store Zygem Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Zygem 1 G

Overdose

  • This injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injection, ...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives this injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your doct...
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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 the composition of Zygem Injection?

A: Zygem Injection contains gemcitabine, an anti-cancer medicine.

Q: What is the use of Zygem Injection?

A: Zygem Injection is used for the treatment of ovarian cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer and bladder cancer.
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:11 AM (IST)
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