food interaction for IRICIP
alcohol interaction for IRICIP
pregnancy interaction for IRICIP
lactation interaction for IRICIP
Avoid Iricip 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 IRICIP
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for IRICIP
- IRNOCAM 40MG INJECTION(1 injection in vial)Dr Reddy's Laboratories LtdRs. 1655.78/injectionRs. 1655.78pay 337% more per injection
- IRINOTEL 40 MG INJECTION(2 ML injection in vial)Fresenius Kabi India Pvt LtdRs. 748/ML of injectionRs. 1496pay 98% more per ML of injection
- CAMPTO 40MG INJECTION(2 ML injection in vial)Pfizer LtdRs. 3600.91/ML of injectionRs. 7201.81pay 851% more per ML of injection
- IMTUS 40MG INJECTION(1 ML injection in vial)Emcure Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 1187.50/ML of injectionRs. 1187.50pay 214% more per ML of injection
- IRNOCEL 40MG INJECTION(2 ML injection in vial)Celon Laboratories LtdRs. 901/ML of injectionRs. 1802pay 138% more per ML of injection
Expert advice for IRICIP
Frequently asked questions for IRICIP
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.