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MEGAPLAT 100MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR MEGAPLAT 100mg injection

Oxaliplatin(100mg)

food interaction for MEGAPLAT injection

alcohol interaction for MEGAPLAT injection

pregnancy interaction for MEGAPLAT injection

lactation interaction for MEGAPLAT injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Megaplat 100mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Megaplat 100mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Megaplat 100mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR MEGAPLAT 100mg injection

Oxaliplatin(100mg)

Megaplat injection uses

Megaplat 100mg injection is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum

How megaplat injection works

Megaplat 100mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Common side effects of megaplat injection

Nausea, Fatigue, Anemia, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Reduced blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

SUBSTITUTES FOR MEGAPLAT injection

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    Rs. 2500/injection
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Expert advice FOR MEGAPLAT injection

  • Do not start oxaliplatin if your blood counts are too low or have weakness, numbness, disturbances of feeling or taste after taking oxaliplatin treatment, if you are taking 5-fluorouracil.
  • Take precautions as oxaliplatin may reduce the ability of your body fight infections.
  • Avoid situations that may put you at risk of bleeding as oxaliplatin can reduce clot forming cells in your body.
  • Take necessary precaution as oxaliplatin can make you more sensitive to cold, which can cause numbness, tingling, and muscle spasms.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as oxaliplatin can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and other neurologic symptoms.

Frequently asked questions FOR MEGAPLAT 100mg injection

Oxaliplatin

Q. Is oxaliplatin highly emetogenic, ototoxic (hearing loss), cause hair loss, infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity?
Oxaliplatin is highly emetogenic, can cause hair loss, temporary infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity. Oxaliplatin is not ototoxic
Q. Is oxaliplatin a vesicant, chemo drug, alkylating agent?
Oxaliplatin is a vesicant, chemotherapeutic drug. Oxaliplatin is not an alkylating agent it is a platinum containing antineoplastic agent
Q. How is oxaliplatin administered?
Oxaliplatin is administered as intravenous infusion or bolus injection.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)