Istodax Powder For Solution For Injection 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Istodax: Powder for solution for injection (10mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ROMIDEPSIN (ROE mi DEP sin) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma or peripheral T-cell lymphoma.

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Istodax Kit 10mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 595720983
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma (PTCL), Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL)

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Istodax Kit 10mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Istodax Kit 10mg Powder for Injection

Low Albumin In Blood Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<45.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Magnesium Levels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Magnesium Level Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Constipation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
1.0-33.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tumor Lysis Syndrome (TLS) Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.0-17.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
ST-T Wave Changes Incidence:
2.0-63.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Dehydration Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lung Inflammation Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Anemia Incidence:
3.0-28.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
4.0-47.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
4.0-27.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
6.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
6.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoxia Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
7.0-31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
8.0-19.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
8.0-19.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
10.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
11.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Stomach Pain Incidence:
13.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
14.0-36.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
15.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
18.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Lymphocytes Incidence:
37.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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