streptozocin - injection, Zanosar
GENERIC NAME: STREPTOZOCIN - INJECTION (strep-toe-ZOE-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Zanosar
WARNING: This medication may cause serious side effects (e.g., kidney damage, severe nausea/vomiting), which may require your treatment with this medication to be stopped. Tell your doctor promptly if you notice symptoms such as unusually decreased/stopped urination. Before starting treatment with this medication, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein as directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on your medical condition, body size, and response to treatment.Read and learn all preparation and usage instructions supplied by the manufacturer. Follow all instructions for proper handling and mixing with the correct IV fluids. Before using, check the product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.If this medication touches your skin, immediately wash the area well with soap and water. If this medication gets in your eye, open the eyelids and flush with water for 15 minutes, then seek immediate medical attention.Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely. Consult your pharmacist for details.Drink plenty of fluids while using this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Doing so may help decrease the risk of side effects (e.g., kidney problems).
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