Substitutes for MEGAPLAT INJECTION
OXALTOR 50MG INJECTION
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹54.76/ML of injection
PLATOXIN 50MG INJECTION
₹77.12/ML of injection
XPLAT 50MG INJECTION
₹85.71/ML of injection
ADPLATIN 50MG INJECTION
₹96.0/ML of injection
OXOL 50MG INJECTION
Venus Remedies Ltd
₹114.29/ML of injection
Medicine Overview of MEGAPLAT INJECTION
Uses of MEGAPLAT INJECTION
Megaplat 50mg injection is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.
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).
How to use MEGAPLAT INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How MEGAPLAT INJECTION works
Megaplat 50mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
In Depth Information on MEGAPLAT INJECTION
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.
Special precautions for MEGAPLAT 50MG INJECTION
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Megaplat 50mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Megaplat 50mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution should be used in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Oxaliplatin, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for MEGAPLAT 50MG INJECTION
Frequently asked questions for 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.