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Brand name: Eldisine TM

Active ingredients: vindesine

What it is used for

ELDISINE is indicated in the palliative treatment of the following: Acute lymphocytic leukaemia of childhood resistant to other agents. Blastic crises of chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults. Non-small cell lung cancer. It should be noted that ELDISINE is usually given in combination with other oncolytic agents.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Refrigerate
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A white to off-white lyophilised plug

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient vindesine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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