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Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Salt Composition : Lomustine
Manufacturer : THERDOSE PHARMA PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
6 Capsule(s) In A Bottle
Introduction to Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Lomoother 40mg Capsule belongs to the class of medications called Antineoplastic. It contains the active ingredient lomustine. It is mainly used to treat brain tumors (lumps formed from abnormal cells), lung tumors, Hodgkin’s disease (cancer of the lymph system, a part of the immune system), and malignant melanoma (skin cancer).
The common side effects that are likely to associate with Lomoother 40mg Capsule are nausea, vomiting, hair loss, delayed myelosuppression, and sore and inflamed mouth. Inform your healthcare provider if these side effects disturb or persist in you.
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to gluten or wheat. Talk to your physician if you have severe bone marrow depression, kidney disorders, intolerance to some sugars, or if you are receiving any vaccinations before taking Lomoother 40mg Capsule. Yellow fever vaccine and other live vaccines are contraindicated in patients with reduced immune function. Before taking Lomoother 40mg Capsule, talk to your physician about all the medications you have been taking recently, including supplements and herbal medicines. Use effective birth control during the treatment and for at least 6 months after the last dose.
Uses of Lomoother 40mg Capsule
- Brain tumors
- Lung tumors
- Hodgkin’s disease
- Malignant melanoma
Therapeutic Effects of Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Lomoother 40mg Capsule works by damaging the DNA and RNA of the cancer cells. This stops their growth and multiplication.
Interaction of Lomoother 40mg Capsule with other drugs
Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Lomoother 40mg Capsule and cause undesirable side effects.
More Information about Lomoother 40mg Capsule
- Store at 25°C.
- Keep out of sight and reach of children.
How to consume Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Take Lomoother 40mg Capsule in a dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew the Capsules.
Safety Advices for Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Lomoother 40mg Capsule is unsafe for pregnant women as it may harm the unborn baby.
Lomoother 40mg Capsule is not recommended in breastfeeding women as it may pass into the breast milk.
Talk to your doctor if you have any lung conditions before starting treatment with Lomoother 40mg Capsule.
Inform your doctor if you have any liver disorders before taking Lomoother 40mg Capsule. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended.
It is unsafe to use alcohol while taking Lomoother 40mg Capsule.
Lomoother 40mg Capsule can affect the patient’s ability to drive or use machines.
Side Effects of Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Nausea, vomiting
- Hair loss
- Delayed myelosuppression
- Sore and inflamed mouth
Word of Advice
Lomoother 40mg Capsule can cause birth defects. Both men and women are advised to take effective contraceptives during Lomoother 40mg Capsule therapy and for 6 months after treatment. Men should be informed about the risk of irreversible infertility due to treatment with Lomoother 40mg Capsule. Wear gloves while handling the capsules to minimize skin exposure. If you accidentally handled the broken capsules, wash skin contact areas immediately and thoroughly.
Q 1. What is Lomoother 40mg Capsule used for?
Lomoother 40mg Capsule is indicated to treat brain tumors, lung tumors, Hodgkin’s disease, and malignant melanoma.
Q 2. What class of drug is Lomoother 40mg Capsule?
Lomoother 40mg Capsule belongs to the alkylating agents class.
Q 3. Who is contraindicated to taking Lomoother 40mg Capsule?
Lomoother 40mg Capsule is not recommended to take if you have bone marrow and kidney disorders, intolerance to sugars, are allergic to gluten or wheat, or receive any vaccinations before taking Lomoother 40mg Capsule.
Q 4. What happens if I overdose on Lomoother 40mg Capsule?
Overdose of Lomoother 40mg Capsule can cause bone marrow toxicity, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, dizziness, cough, shortness of breath, and abnormal liver function.
Q 5. Are there any potential or possible side effects of Lomoother 40mg Capsule?
Lomoother 40mg Capsule may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, hair loss, delayed myelosuppression, and sore and inflamed mouth. However, contact your physician immediately if these side effects worsen or persist.
Fact Box of Lomoother 40mg Capsule
Molecule name: Lomustine
|Therapeutic class: Alkylating agents|
Pharmacological class: Antineoplastics
1. Brain tumors
2. Lung tumors
3. Hodgkin’s disease
4. Malignant melanoma
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