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Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's

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Zydus Cadila

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ORAL

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About Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's

Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's belongs to a group of classes known as an antimetabolite. It is an anticancer medicine used to treat head and neck cancer and sickle cell anemia (blocking the flow of blood that causes pain and organ damage). Head and neck cancer is a disease including abnormal growth of the tissues of the neck and head that may also have the ability to attack or spread to other portions of the body. Sickle cell anemia is a disease in which your body results in abnormally shaped red blood cells. The cells are shaped like a curved or sickle.

In cancer, Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's works by blocking an enzyme that is required for growing cells. This prevents the cancer cells from multiplying and growing. In sickle cell disease, it works by increasing fetal hemoglobin (HbF) (hemoglobin of unborn baby) levels in red blood cells (RBCs). This helps the RBCs accept a normal shape, recovers the flow of blood, and protects against problems like painful sickle cell attacks.

Take Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical conditions. You may experience loss of appetite (feeling unwell and stomach upset), Increased bleeding tendency, nausea, upset stomach, vomiting. Most of these side effects of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Before starting Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy, kidney disease, liver disease, injury on your legs, HIV or AIDS, high level of uric acid in your blood, and treatment with chemotherapy or radiation. Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's may increase the chances of other cancer. Inform your doctor about this risk. Immediately contact your doctor if you are pregnant because this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Both women and men using this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's should use birth control to avoid pregnancy. The use of this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's by either parent may results in birth defects. You should not take this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's during breastfeeding, inform your doctor if you take Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's.

Uses of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's

Head and neck cancer and sickle cell anemia (blocking flow of blood that causes pain and organ damage).

Medicinal Benefits

Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's belongs to a group of the class known as an antimetabolite. It is used to treat head and neck cancer and sickle cell anemia (blocking the flow of blood that causes pain and organ damage). In cancer, Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's works by blocking an enzyme that is required for growing cells. This prevents the cancer cells from multiplying and growing. In sickle cell disease, it works by increasing fetal hemoglobin (HbF) (hemoglobin of unborn baby) levels in red blood cells (RBCs). This helps the RBCs accept a normal shape, recovers the flow of blood, and protects against problems like painful sickle cell attacks.

Directions for Use

Take Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's as advised by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with water. Do not crush, break or chew it. Wash your hands before and after handling the bottle containing Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's. Crushed or broken pill can be unsafe if it gets in your mouth, nose, eyes, or on your skin. If this happens, wash your skin with water and soap or wash your eyes with water.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's

  • Loss of appetite (feeling unwell and stomach upset)
  • Increased bleeding tendency
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Before taking Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's inform your doctor if you have any kind of infection because Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's may worsen the infections. Talk to your doctor if you have any allergy symptoms. Kidney disease, liver disease, injury on your legs, HIV or AIDS, high level of uric acid in your blood, and treatment with chemotherapy or radiation inform your doctor. Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's may increase the chances of other cancer. Inform your doctor about this risk. Immediately contact your doctor if you are pregnant because this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Both women and men using this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's should use birth control to avoid pregnancy. The use of this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's by either parent may result in birth defects. You should not take this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's during breastfeeding, inform your doctor if you take Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's. If any powder from a damaged pill is leaked, wash it up at once with a wet paper towel and throw the towel away in a closed plastic bag where children cannot get to it.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's may interact with antiviral medicines (didanosine, stavudine, and indinavir), pain killer (aspirin, ibuprofen), blood thinner (warfarin), antiallergic medicines (diphenhydramine), antigout medicine (allopurinol), medicine for sleep (zolpidem).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: People affected with kidney disease, liver disease, reduce production of blood cells, and brain disorder.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • DIDANOSINE
  • INDINAVIR
  • ASPIRIN
  • IBUPROFEN
  • DIPHENHYDRAMINE
  • ALLOPURINOL
  • ZOLPIDEM
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      The drinking of alcohol (in small amounts) does not appear to affect the safety or usefulness of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's. If taking alcohol more amount then it causes dizziness.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's is not safe during pregnancy because it may cause harmful effects to the baby.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      It is unknown whether Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's is excreted in human milk. Please consult a doctor before using Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's while breastfeeding.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's may cause dizziness or severe headache. Therefore, drive only if you alert after taking Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      If you have any concerns regarding the use of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's in patients with liver problems, please consult a doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      If you have any concerns regarding the use of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's in patients with kidney problems, please consult a doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Safety and efficacy of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's have not established for children. Therefore not recommended for children.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Take Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's at the same time daily, either with or without a meal.
    • It is recommended to remain hydrated and drink a lot of fluids while taking Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's.
    • Do not miss any dose and finish the course as recommended by your doctor.
    • Use an efficient method of birth control to prevent pregnancy while taking this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's.
    • Your doctor may get routine blood tests done to monitor your liver function, electrolyte levels, blood cell count in your blood.

    Special Advise

    • Wash your hands before and after handling the bottle containing Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's.
    • Crushed or broken pill can be unsafe if it gets in your mouth, nose, eyes, or on your skin. If this happens, wash your skin with water and soap or wash your eyes with water.

    Other Information (MYL0009)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Head and neck cancer: It is a disease including abnormal growth of the tissues of the neck and head that may also have the ability to attack or spread to other portions of the body. Cancer of the head and neck generally starts in the cells known as squamous cells which appear in the lining of the surface of moist mucosa in the head and neck (e.g., inside of the throat, nose, and mouth).

    Sickle cell anemia: It is a disease in which your body results in abnormally shaped red blood cells. The cells are shaped like a curved or sickle. They do not last as long as round, normal, red blood cells. This causes anemia. The sickle cells also get pushed into blood vessels, blocking the flow of blood. This can result in pain and organ damage.

    FAQs

    Take the Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's as soon as you can but avoid the missed dose if it is nearly time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's entirely.

    Immediately go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

    Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's may cause a risk of skin cancer. Avoid contact with sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective cloth and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outside. Do not handle Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's without the protection of skin.

    Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's can cause dizziness and drowsiness during the first limited hours after you take it. These side effects are more expected to happen when you start taking Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's or when your doctor increases your dose.

    Do not stop taking Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's without discussing it with your doctor. Your doctor will most likely tell you to take another medicine, folic acid (a vitamin), to reduce some of the side effects of this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's. Take this Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's exactly as instructed.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Myelostat 500mg Capsule 10's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.

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    10 Capsule in 1 Strip