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Overview and Usage

Brand name – Cytogem

Generic name – Gemcitabine

Manufacture – Dr. Reddy

Strength – 1gm

Dosage – Injection

Composition – Gemcitabine

Indication – Lung Cancer

Storage – at a cool place

Overview Of Cytogem 1gm Injection

Cytogem 1gm injection is used with the combination of cisplatin to treat lung cancer (non-small cell lung cancer) that cannot treated with surgery. It is also used in ovarian cancer with carboplatin, breast cancer with paclitaxel (Abraxane, Taxol), and pancreatic cancer with other medicines. If patients want better results, then have to follow the prescription of the doctor strictly. If the patient faces any issues after starting treatment rather than those regular days inform your doctor.


Cytogem 1gm injection is a nucleoside that mediates its anti-tumor medicine by promoting apoptosis of malignant cells undergoing DNA synthesis. It stops or slows down the growth of cancer cells in the patient’s body. Gemcitabine starts showing benefits in a few weeks or months depending on the overall health of the patients. Gemcitabine is a very effective injection and show its effect on cancer cells soon. However, patients need to discuss of benefits and risks at the beginning of treatment.

Side Effects Of Cytogem 1gm Injection

Cytogem 1gm injection has several side effects, inform the doctor if these symptoms are seen in the patient’s body.

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore in mouth and throat
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Burning or tingling in hand or feet
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Breathing problem
  • Fever
  • Weakness
  • Vision changes
  • Tiredness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Stomach pain
  • Dark urine
  • Pain in upper stomach

If the above-mentioned symptoms are seen in the patients, inform the doctor immediately, do not avoid these symptoms because this capsule has severe side effects.


Cytogem 1gm injection is available in injection form and is advised to be taken as per the doctor’s prescription. If patients follow the doctor’s prescription as prescribed the result will be visible soon. Taking this injection in the wrong way may give you severe side effects.

The patients should get this from a professional doctor.

If the patient feels well, then continue Gemcitabine however, do not stop taking it without consulting the doctor.

Missed Dose

The patients always try not to miss any dose. In case the patient misses a dose of Gemcitabine injection 1gm consult your doctor soon.


In case of overdose, contact your healthcare provider or doctor and they will provide you with medical attention.

Missing or overdosing will impact the overall health of the patients and may also have side effects. So, it is always advisable to follow the prescription of the doctor strictly.

Warnings Of Crizlak

Cytogem 1gm injection may cause reactions in some patients. Therefore, it is advisable to go through complete information about this capsule.

The patients should inform the doctor about the past or current medicines that are taking or taken whether it is prescribed or non-prescribed, herbal, or vitamins. Ventoxen may interact with those medicines and furthermore, they will affect the mechanisms.

Pregnant women are not advised to take this. Breastfeeding women should not take this medicine, meet the doctor before taking it.

At the beginning of treatment inform the doctor about the previous medical conditions or ongoing if there any.