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Drug information on Mitozan (Mitoxantrone) from VHB Lifesciences Inc.


VHB Lifesciences Inc.
Generic : Mitoxantrone

Drug Name : Mitoxantrone

Mitoxantrone(ovantrone) generic Mitozan is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for metastatic breast cancer, acute myeloid leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. It works by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Mitozan may be prescribed

Side effects of Mitozan

   Most Common : Nausea, hair loss, menstrual disorder, absence of menstrual period, upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, mouth ulcer, abnormal heart rhythm, diarrhea, ECG abnormal, constipation, back pain and headache.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- IV- The recommended dose is 10-12 mg/m2.

How to use Mitozan?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Mitozan not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Mitozan

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of chickenpox, herpes, bone marrow depression, liver problems, heart problems, gout, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid contact with people who have infections.

• It may reduce platelet counts; avoid bruising and injury.

• Monitor complete blood cell counts, liver function tests, blood chemistry, pregnancy tests, uric acid levels, and heart function regularly while taking this medication.

• It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for Mitozan

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Mitozan

Store it at controlled room temperature (15°-25°C).

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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