Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion

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Primarily used for

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Lactation
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Kidney
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₹93.41/Infusion
50 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Oxaliplatin Infusion

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Uses of Oxaliplatin Infusion

Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.
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Side effects of Oxaliplatin Infusion

Common

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).

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How to use Oxaliplatin Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Oxaliplatin Infusion works

Oxaliplatin 100mg infusion is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Oxaliplatin Infusion

Expert advice for Oxaliplatin Infusion

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxaliplatin 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion is usafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Oxaliplatin_name$ treatment may result in an increased risk of dizziness, nausea, and vomiting, and other neurological symptoms that affect walking and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Oxaliplatin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oxaliplatin 100mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Oxaliplatin

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

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