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Mitomycin injection 2 mg for cancer treatment (antineoplastic, antitumor)
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General information on Japanese Mitomycin injection 2 mg for cancer treatment (antineoplastic, antitumor)
Package details: 10 bottles
Manufacturer: Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: mitomycin C (chemical formula C15H18N4O5)
Medical effect: Mitomycin injectins are effective for the improving the symptoms of the following forms of cancer:
- chronic lymphocytic or myelocytic leukemia,
- gastric cancer,
- colorectal cancer,
- lung cancer,
- pancreatic cancer,
- liver cancer,
- cervix cancer,
- cancer of endometrium,
- breast cancer,
- head and neck tumor,
- bladder tumor.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for the pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with hepatic dysfunction, renal dysfunction, marrow depression, infection, varicella.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop taking the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Mitomycin injection 2 mg from Japan for cancer treatment (antineoplastic, antitumor)
In general, this medicine is injected intravenously. Upon the decision of doctor in charge, intra-arterial, intrathecal, intrapleural or intraperitoneal injections may be performed. In the case of bladder tumor, intravesical injection is performed.
Duration of administration is prescribed by the doctor in charge depending on concomitant drugs and the condition of the patient.
How effective are Mitomycin injections 2 mg from Japan for cancer treatment (antineoplastic, antitumor)?
Mitomycin is a naturally occurring antitumor quinone from Streptomyces caespitosus. It works by selectively inhibits the synthesis of DNA of cancer cells. While mitomycin C has such side effects as delayed bone marrow toxicity and a risk of lung fibrosis and renal damage, these side effects are limited when compared to other antineoplastic drugs. As mitomycin has a high molecular weight and is relatively hydrophobic, it has significantly less systemic absorption, making Mitomycin injections very wide-used chemotherapy drug.
Who should take Mitomycin injection 2 mg from Japan?
Mitomycin injections are effective for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, chronic myelocytic leukemia, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, cervix cancer, cancer of endometrium, breast cancer, head and neck tumor and bladder tumor. Particularly, studies showed that early instillation seems effective in preventing tumor recurrence in low risk non muscle invasive neoplasms (A. Volpe, M. Racioppi et al. “Mitomycin C for the treatment of bladder cancer”. Minerva Urology and Nephrology. 2010, June, 62(2): 133-44).