Natdox-LP is an injectable cancer medication that contains the active ingredient Doxorubicin, which belongs to the class of anthracycline antibiotics. It is used to treat various types of cancer including leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, bladder cancer, and lymphoma.
Each vial of Natdox-LP contains 20mg of Doxorubicin hydrochloride as the active ingredient, along with inactive ingredients.
Natdox-LP is used to treat different types of cancer by preventing the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. It works by causing the DNA inside the cancer cells to break down, preventing them from dividing and growing.
How to Use:
Natdox-LP is given as an injection into a vein by a qualified healthcare professional. It should not be administered by the patient or any untrained individuals.
The dosage and duration of Natdox-LP treatment will depend on the patient’s medical condition, age, weight, and response to the medication. The dosage should be strictly followed as directed by the healthcare professional.
Natdox-LP should be stored at room temperature (15-30°C) and protected from direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
Mechanism of Action:
Doxorubicin works by interfering with the DNA of cancer cells, which ultimately stops their proliferation. It binds to the DNA and prevents its normal functioning, leading to cell death.
People with heart diseases or liver problems should take Natdox-LP with caution. Patients with bone marrow depression, hypersensitivity, or pregnant and lactating women should not receive this medication.
Natdox-LP should not be used in patients who are allergic to Doxorubicin or to any of the drug’s ingredients.
Natdox-LP may interact with other medicines that the patient is taking, including herbal supplements, vitamins, or other prescription drugs. Therefore, patients should inform their doctor of all the medications they are taking before receiving Natdox-LP.
Overdose of Natdox-LP can lead to severe side effects. Patients should contact their medical provider immediately if they suspect an overdose.
Common side effects of Natdox-LP include hair loss, nausea, vomiting, mouth sores, decreased appetite, fatigue, weakness, and fever. Patients may also experience more serious side effects such as heart problems, low blood cell count, and liver damage. Any unexpected or severe side effects should be immediately reported to a healthcare professional.