food interaction for COLOTECAN
alcohol interaction for COLOTECAN
pregnancy interaction for COLOTECAN
lactation interaction for COLOTECAN
Avoid Colotecan 40mg injection with grapefruit juice.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for COLOTECAN
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for COLOTECAN
- IRNOCAM 40MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Dr Reddy's Laboratories LtdRs. 1655.78/injectionRs. 1655.78pay 16% more per injection
- IRINOTEL 40 MG INJECTION(2 ML injection in vial)Fresenius Kabi India Pvt LtdRs. 748/ML of injectionRs. 1496save 47% more per ML of injection
- CAMPTO 40MG INJECTION(2 ML injection in vial)Pfizer LtdRs. 3600.91/ML of injectionRs. 7201.81pay 153% more per ML of injection
- IRICIP 40MG INJECTION(2 ML injection in vial)Cipla LtdRs. 378.57/ML of injectionRs. 757.14save 73% more per ML of injection
- IMTUS 40MG INJECTION(1 ML injection in vial)Emcure Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 1187.50/ML of injectionRs. 1187.50save 17% more per ML of injection
Expert advice for COLOTECAN
Frequently asked questions for COLOTECAN
Q.Is irinotecan a vesicant?
Irinotecan is not a known vesicant but a precaution should be taken to avoid severe local tissue damage upon extravasation (leaking of injected Azacitidine into the surrounding tissues from the site of administration) when injected
Q.Is irinotecan chemotherapy?
Yes. Irinotecan is chemotherapy, used in the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer
Q.Does Irinotecan cause hair loss?
No, Irinotecan is not known to cause hair loss
Q.Why does irinotecan cause diarrhea?
Irinotecan damages rapidly dividing normal and cancer cells. Chemotherapy with irinotecan damages normal cells of gastrointestinal tract, leading to a disruption in the fluid balance that they maintain. Specifically, absorption of fluid from the gastrointestinal (GI) tract back into the body is decreased and secretion of fluid and electrolytes in the stool is increased. This causes watery bowel movements, i.e diarrhea
Q.Does irinotecan cure cancer?
No. irinotecan can improve symptoms and prolong life of a patient.