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DC Bead 300/500 Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Drug Delivery Embolisation System In Saline

Manufacturer : EISAI PHARMACEUTICALS INDIA PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : Japan

MRP: 59990
Price :51658
You Save :8332 (14%)

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Introduction to Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

DC bead 300/500 injection is an embolic agent used to treat malignant hypervascularized tumor (s) in the liver and used to embolize (block) the vessels supplying malignant colorectal cancer and metastasis to the liver (mCRC). Embolization is the procedure used to stop blood flow to a specific blood vessel for the treatment of a tumor. 

This system can be loaded with anticancer drugs like doxorubicin and irinotecan. It is designed in such a way that the medication reaches explicitly and targets the cancer cells.

It can fail when the embolization procedure is uneventful. Inform your doctor about your prescribed and non-prescribed medicine and take a proper diet while under medication. It will be helpful for him to treat you based on your previous medical or make some dose adjustments.


Uses of Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

  • Treatment of liver and colorectal cancers

Therapeutic Effects of Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

It is injected through the artery where the loaded drug molecule (doxorubicin or irinotecan) gets activated. The drug molecule leaves the bead, travels through the blood vessel wall through the tissue, and selectively attacks and kills the cancer cells.


Interaction of Dc Bead 300/500 Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with the DC bead 300/500 injection and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

  • Store DC bead 300/500 injection at 25˚C
  • Keep children away from the sight and reach of this medication.

How to consume Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

This DC bead 300/500 injection injection will be administered in the hospital. The solution should not be swallowed. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition.


Safety Advices for Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

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Pregnancy

  

It is unknown whether the DC bead 300/500 injection injection is harmful to the unborn baby. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant

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Breast Feeding

  

DC bead 300/500 injection is excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding and consult your doctor for more information.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether a DC bead 300/500 injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether a DC bead 300/500 injection is safe for patients with liver problems. Inform your physician if you have any liver disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any liver-related symptoms.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether drug delivery embolization systems in saline are safe to consume alcohol under medication. So, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking medicine.

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking a DC bead 300/500 injection is safe. Please speak with your physician.


Side Effects of Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Cardio muscular dysfunction
  • Myelosuppression (bone marrow suppression)

Word of Advice

Your doctor will advise you to monitor your blood count while taking a liver test under medication. Inform your doctor immediately if you feel an allergic reaction. Consult your doctor if you have heart or bone disorder before using the medicine. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully while under the treatment.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I take a DC bead 300/500 injection if I am pregnant?

No, it is not recommended for pregnant women. It may be contraindicated for pregnant women, and it might cause harm to the unborn baby.

Q 2. Should I monitor any parameters while taking DC bead 300/500 injection?

Your doctor will recommend you to monitor your blood count while under DC bead 300/500 injection.

Q 3. What are the precautions I need to take while taking a DC bead 300/500 injection?

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to drug delivery embolization systems in saline or any of the ingredients present in them.


Fact Box of Dc Bead 300/500 Injection

Molecule name: Drug delivery embolisation system in saline

Therapeutic class: Embolic agent and anti-cancer

Pharmacological class: Anthracycline antibiotics and topoisomerase inhibitors

Indications: Treatment of liver and colorectal cancers


References

  1. Boston Scientific Corporation, Manufacturer, [Revised on May 2022] [Accessed on 20th Oct  2023], https://www.bostonscientific.com/content/dam/bostonscientific/pi/portfolio-group/embolization/pi-613904-ae-pe-booklet-final.pdf
  2. Robert Martin et al; Aloe vera:Optimal technique and response of doxorubicin beads in hepatocellular cancer: bead size and dose; The korean journal of hepatology; [Published on Mar 2011] [Accessed on Nov 2023]; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3304625/
  3. Karen Whalen, Lippincott illustrated review: Pharmacology, Anticancer drug, 2015, 588, 596–599.

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