About Hodpro 500mg
Hodpro 500mg Capsule is used for Hodgkin’s disease, Non-hodgkin lymphomas, Small cell carcinoma of lung and other conditions. Hodpro Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Uses of Hodpro 500MG Capsule
Hodpro 50mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Hodgkin’s disease.
Common side effects of Hodpro 50mg may include:
mild nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain;
dry mouth, constipation, mild diarrhea;
mild itching or rash, temporary hair loss;
muscle of joint pain;
headache, dizziness, feeling tired;
urinating more than usual; or
changes in your menstrual periods.
How to use Hodpro Capsule
Take Hodpro 500MG in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
How take Hodpro 50mg Capsule- it is may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Hodpro 50mg Capsule with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
How Hodpro Capsule works
Hodpro 500MG belongs to a group of medicines called antineoplastic alkylating agents.
How work Hodpro 500MG – It is works by inhibiting protein, RNA, and DNA synthesis, which helps to stop the growth of cancer cells in the body.
Expert advice for Hodpro Capsule
Inform your doctor if you are suffering from severe hepatic or kidney disease, any disorder of the heart or circulation, have a tumor on the adrenal gland, causing high blood pressure, epilepsy (fits) or had stroke.
Inform your doctor if you have severe leucopenia or thrombocytopenia from any cause. Take precautions as Procarbazine may lower the ability of your body to fight infections making you susceptible to infections.
Do not drive or operate machinery as Procarbazine may cause drowsiness.
You may need to regularly check and monitor blood counts due to the possibility of bone-marrow suppression with Hodpro 500MG therapy.
Do not take any live vaccines during or within at least 6 months of treatment with Procarbazine.
Special precautions for Hodpro Capsule
Hodpro 500MG Capsule may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Hodpro 500MG Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Hodpro 500MG Capsule is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Hodpro 500MG Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Hodpro 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hodpro 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Hodpro 50mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Hodpro 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hodpro 50mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Hodpro 50mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.