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OXA 100MG INFUSION

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MRP: Rs. 5836.80 for 1 bottle(s) (50 ML infusion each)
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Composition for OXA(EMC)

Oxaliplatin(100 mg)

food interaction for OXA(EMC)

alcohol interaction for OXA(EMC)

pregnancy interaction for OXA(EMC)

lactation interaction for OXA(EMC)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oxa 100mg infusion at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Oxa 100mg infusion 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
Oxa 100mg infusion is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for OXA(EMC)

Oxaliplatin(100 mg)

Uses

Oxa 100mg infusion is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.

How it works

Oxa 100mg infusion belongs to a class of medications called platinum containing anti-neoplastic drugs. It works by interfering with DNA structure and function thus killing cancer cells and slowing tumor growth.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nose bleed, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Blood clot in the lungs, Rash, Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal pain, Abnormal micturition frequency, Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Altered blood sugar level, Joint pain, Back pain, Blood in urine, Bone pain, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Cough, Deep vein thrombosis, Depression, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Bitter taste, Shortness of breath, Difficulty in urination, Electrolyte imbalance, Decreased red blood cell count, Fatigue, Fever, Flushing, Gastro-esophageal reflux disease, Hair loss, Headache, Hiccup, Decreased potassium level in blood, Increased creatinine level in blood, Increased sweating, Indigestion, Injection site reaction, Insomnia, Loss of appetite, Meningism, Motor neuritis, Nail disorder, Respiratory tract infection, Nasal infection, Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding), Skin peeling, Stomatitis, Visual impairment, Vomiting, Weakness, Weight loss, Weight gain

SUBSTITUTES for OXA(EMC)

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  • OXITAN 100MG INFUSION
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    Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 92.32/ML of infusion
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  • KINAPLAT 100MG INFUSION
    (50 ML infusion in bottle)
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 31.55/ML of infusion
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  • OXALTOR 100MG INFUSION
    (50 ML infusion in bottle)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 54.76/ML of infusion
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  • XPLATIN 100MG INFUSION
    (50 ML infusion in bottle)
    Vhb Life Sciences Inc
    Rs. 93.14/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 4657.14
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  • OXOL 100MG INFUSION
    (50 ML infusion in bottle)
    Venus Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 66.67/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 3333.33
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Expert advice for OXA(EMC)

  • 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 OXA(EMC)

Oxaliplatin

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.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.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 20 May, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)