OXICHEMO 100MG INFUSION

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Composition FOR OXICHEMO 100mg infusion

Oxaliplatin(100mg)

food interaction for OXICHEMO infusion

alcohol interaction for OXICHEMO infusion

pregnancy interaction for OXICHEMO infusion

lactation interaction for OXICHEMO infusion

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

Oxaliplatin(100mg)

Oxichemo infusion uses

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

How oxichemo infusion works

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

Common side effects of oxichemo infusion

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 OXICHEMO infusion

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  • OXA 100MG INFUSION
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    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 116.74/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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    Rs. 2738.09
    pay 37% more per ML of infusion
  • KINAPLAT 100MG INFUSION
    (50 ML infusion in bottle)
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 31.55/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 1577.38
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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
    pay 67% more per ML of infusion
  • OXALIPLATIN 100MG INFUSION
    (50 ML infusion in bottle)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 93.41/ML of infusion
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    Rs. 4670.33
    pay 134% more per ML of infusion

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Expert advice FOR OXICHEMO 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR OXICHEMO 100mg infusion

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)