Bleomycin- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Bleomycin is Immunosuppressives Drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Bleomycin is used for
1. Adjunct to surgery and radiotherapy in the palliative treatment of Hodgkin’s and
non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas
2. Reticulum cell sarcoma and lymphoma
3. Embryonal cell carcinoma
4. Choriocarcinoma and teratoma
5. Malignant effusions
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Contraindications 1. lung disease
2. pregnancy
3. Lactation
Precautions1. Renal impairment
2. Interactions 
Adverse Effects1. Dermatitis
2. Nephrotoxicity
3. Hepatotoxicity 
Pregnancy Category D

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