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OXALTOR 50MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR OXALTOR 50mg injection

Oxaliplatin(50mg)

food interaction for OXALTOR injection

alcohol interaction for OXALTOR injection

pregnancy interaction for OXALTOR injection

lactation interaction for OXALTOR injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oxaltor 50mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Oxaltor 50mg 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
Oxaltor 50mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR OXALTOR 50mg injection

Oxaliplatin(50mg)

Oxaltor injection uses

Oxaltor 50mg injection is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum

How oxaltor injection works

Oxaltor 50mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Common side effects of oxaltor 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 OXALTOR injection

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  • OXA 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 2918.40/injection
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    Rs. 2918.40
    pay 5229% more per injection
  • OXITAN 50MG INJECTION
    (25 ML injection in vial)
    Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 76.19/ML of injection
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    Rs. 1904.76
    pay 39% more per ML of injection
  • DACOTIN 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 3375.62/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 3375.62
    pay 6064% more per injection
  • OXIPLAT 50MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 2579.84/ML of injection
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    Rs. 2579.84
    pay 4611% more per ML of injection
  • MEGAPLAT 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 2317.87/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 2317.87
    pay 4133% more per injection

Expert advice FOR OXALTOR 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 OXALTOR 50mg 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)