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Injection
Published: 3/2014

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
UROMITEXAN for Injection 400mg
 Active ingredient:
Mesna
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine binds to metabolites of other medicines (ifosfamide and cyclophosphamide) used concomitantly, and then it suppresses bladder disorder caused by these metabolites.
It is usually used for the suppression of urinary system disorders expression (hemorrhagic cystitis, urination disorder, etc.), associated with use of ifosfamide or cyclophosphamide (as pretreatment of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • When ifosfamide is used: In general, this medicine is injected intravenously three times daily.
    When cyclophosphamide (as pretreatment of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation) is used: In general, for adults, this medicine is administered by intravenous drip infusion for 30 minutes three times daily.
  • Consult with your doctor about your schedule for use.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If you are breastfeeding, avoid it while using this medicine.
  • This medicine may have an influence on tests for ketone body in urine, measured by test paper.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include irritative symptoms at the injected sites (itch, swelling), headache, nausea and vomiting. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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