If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Dacarbazine-Inj Dacarbazine Inj 200mg vial
How To Use
This is a potent medication.
Use it exactly as prescribed.
Dacarbazine is often used in combination with other cancer-fighting drugs.
Tell your doctor or nurse immediately if you experience pain, burning or redness at the place where injected.
Nausea, vomiting, flu-like symptoms (uneasiness, joint or muscle pain), flushing or numbness of face are common.
Changes in diet such as eating several small meals or limiting activity may help lessen some of these effects.
In some cases, drug therapy may be necessary to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting.
Temporary hair loss is another common side effect.
Normal hair growth should return after treatment has ended.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of these unlikely but serious side effects: unusual tiredness or weakness, fever, chills, sore throat, cough, lower back or side pain, painful or difficult urination, unusual bleeding or bruising, black tarry stools, blood in urine or stools, small red spots on the skin, sores in mouth or on lips.
An allergic reaction to Dacarbazine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: any infections, blood disorders, liver disease, kidney disease, any allergies you may have.
Because Dacarbazine can lower your body s ability to fight an infection, avoid touching your eyes or inside your nose without first washing your hands.
Use caution with sharp objects like safety razors or nail cutters and avoid activities such as contact sports in order to lower the chance of getting cut, bruised or injured.
Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without consent of your doctor, and avoid contact with people who have recently received oral polio vaccine.
Dacarbazine should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is not known if Dacarbazine passes into breast milk.
Breast-feeding is usually stopped while using anticancer drugs.
Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Because Dacarbazine can affect the production of sperm in men, a reliable form of birth control is recommended while taking Dacarbazine.
It is very important you do not miss any doses.
However, if you miss a dose contact your doctor so that your schedule can be adjusted.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of: other anti-cancer medications, vaccines.