Velspan 2mg Injection

Brand Name Velspan 2mg Injection
Salt Composition Bortezomib (2mg)
Strength 2mg
Product Form Injection
Pack 1 Injection in 1 Vial
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Anti-Cancer
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Verve Healthcare Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressVerve Healthcare Ltd., A-43, (Basement), G.T. Karnal Road Indl. Area, New Delhi - 110033 (INDIA)
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    Medical Description of Velspan 2mg Injection

    Velspan 2mg Injection contains Bortezomib 2mg used to treat Mantle cell lymphoma, and Multiple myeloma. It works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication by increasing the number of proteins in the cancer cells. It is not recommended in pediatrics.


    Velspan 2mg Injection Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions as Mantle cell lymphoma, and Multiple myeloma.  


    Velspan 2mg Injection Benefits

    Multiple myeloma

    It is also called Kahler’s disease. It is a type of cancer that occurs in a plasma cell. In this condition, cancer gets accumulated in the bone marrow and affects healthy blood cells. Symptoms include constipation, loss of appetite, fatigue, bone pain, weight loss, frequent infections, excessive thirst, and numbness in your legs.

    Mantle cell lymphoma

    It is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cancer. It usually affects a part of your immune system called the lymphatic system. It occurs when there is a change in the DNA of white blood cells called B lymphocytes. Symptoms include night sweats, belly pain, enlarged tonsils, fatigue, pain in the lower back, fever, weight loss, and loss of appetite.  


    Velspan 2mg Injection Indication

    The Velspan injection is prescribed in the following indications as Mantle cell lymphoma, and Multiple myeloma.  


    Mechanism of action of Velspan 2mg Injection

    Velspan 2mg Injection contains Bortezomib 2mg is an anti-cancer medication, Proteasome inhibitors. It produces its action by targeting the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. This alters regulatory protein like NF-kB activation which is required for signaling and cell growth, survival, and metastasis of abnormal cells. Thus, inhibiting the action of proteasome results in the ceasing of the cell cycle that causes proliferation of abnormal cells and induces apoptosis.


    How Velspan 2mg Injection works

    Velspan 2mg Injection contains Bortezomib 2mg is an anti-cancer medication, Proteasome inhibitors. It produces its action by inhibiting the breakdown of protein in cells which results in an increase in the number of proteins in the cancer cells and leads to cell death.


    Velspan 2mg Injection Contraindication

    Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Bortezomib


    Velspan 2mg Injection Side Effects

    • Asthenia
    • Nausea
    • Diarrhea
    • Constipation
    • Peripheral neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Limb pain
    • Dizziness
    • Rash
    • Cough
    • Dehydration
    • Back pain
    • Blurred vision
    • Abdominal pain


    FAQs for Velspan 2mg Injection

    • Can Velspan 2mg Injection affect my lungs?

    Yes, the use of this medicine can affect your lungs. Kindly consult with your doctor if you have experienced shortness of breath, confusion, dry cough, dizziness, and extreme fatigue.

    • I am experiencing nausea and fatigue. Is this due to Velspan 2mg Injection?

    Yes, the common side effect of this medicine is nausea and fatigue so it is better to eat more frequent meals to decrease nausea and also avoid foods that are salty, spicy, fatty. Drink plenty of rest and do light exercise to keep yourself active

    • How to treat constipation during the treatment?

    To treat constipation drink plenty of water a day and keep you active, add fiber to your diet. If you do not have a bowel movement for more than 3 days kindly consult with your doctor.


    Precautions and general warning of Velspan 2mg Injection

    Alcohol

    It is unsafe to consume alcohol while you are receiving this medicine, Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it may affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during pregnancy because it may produce any harmful effects. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during breastfeeding because it may produce any harmful effects. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with renal impairment. Kindly adjust the dose if it is necessary. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with hepatic impairment. Kindly adjust the dose if it is necessary. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Velspan 2mg Injection

    Velspan 2mg Injection comes in a liquid solution as an intravenous. It is injected by a health care professional in doctor clinics, hospitals. Use the injection as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine when you feel better kindly consult together with your doctor.


    Use of Velspan 2mg Injection in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the medicine is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Velspan 2mg Injection in children

    Safety and efficacy were not established. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Velspan 2mg Injection in Elderly Patients

    Velspan 2mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with hepatic impairment
    • The use of this medicine associated with thrombocytopenia and neutropenia
    • Nausea, diarrhea, constipation, and vomiting may occur while you are receiving this medicine so use antiemetic and antidiarrheal medication
    • Kindly avoid pregnancy during this therapy because it may cause embryo-fetal harm
    • Acute respiratory distress syndrome such as pneumonitis, interstitial pneumonia, and lung infiltration has occurred
    • Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome and hypotension was reported


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reaction like rashes and itching
    • You have a receiving any concomitant medication and disease
    • You develop shortness of breath


    General instructions

    Bortezomib 2mg is used to treat mantle cell lymphoma and Multiple myeloma. It produces its action by inhibiting the breakdown of protein in cells which results in an increase in the number of proteins in the cancer cells and leads to cell death.


    Drug Interaction of Velspan 2mg Injection

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Eliglustat

    It is contraindicated to use this medicine because the use of bortezomib increases the effect of eliglustat by affecting its hepatic and intestinal enzyme metabolism

    Mefloquine

    Use alternative drugs because the use of mefloquine increases the toxicity of bortezomib by QTc interval

    Benazepril

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine either increases the effect of the other by pharmacodynamic synergism and it also increases the risk of developing hypotension

    Clopidogrel

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of bortezomib decreases the effect of clopidogrel by decreasing its metabolism

    Dichlorphenamide

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine decreases the serum potassium

    Drug-Food Interaction

    Consuming green tea interferes with the antitumor effect of bortezomib. Kindly avoid green tea while you are receiving this medicine.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Cardiac toxicity

    The use of this medicine may cause acute development of congestive heart failure and decrease left ventricular ejection fraction.

    Diabetes

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of this medicine may cause hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia

    Hepatotoxicity

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with hepatic impairment because the use of this medicine may cause acute liver failure, hepatitis and also increase liver enzymes and hyperbilirubinemia.

    Pulmonary toxicity

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with cardiopulmonary pathologies because it may cause acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute diffuse infiltrative pulmonary diseases.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 30°C at room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    • Bortezomib 2mg is an anti-cancer medication, a Proteasome inhibitors
    • It is used to treat mantle cell lymphoma and Multiple myeloma
    • Do not withdraw the medicine without consulting with a doctor
    • Use non-hormonal methods of contraception to avoid pregnancy because the use of this medicine may cause fetal harm
    • Kindly consult with your doctor if you have experienced shortness of breath, chest pain, loss of appetite, and dark urine while you are receiving this medicine