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Oxoplan 50 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Oxoplan Injection

Oxoplan 50 mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.

Oxoplan 50 mg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. It is taken in a dose as recommended by the doctor. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. Oxoplan 50 mg Injection may reduce your immunity, so take extra precautions and avoid catching infections. It may also increase your risk of bleeding. Thus, it is important to take care while cutting nails or shaving.

You should not drive or operate machinery as Oxoplan 50 mg Injection may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and vomiting. It may also cause hair loss, temporary infertility, and diarrhea.

Uses of Oxoplan Injection

Oxoplan Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Low blood platelets
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Peripheral sensory neuropathy
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

How to use Oxoplan Injection

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

How Oxoplan Injection works

Oxoplan 50 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells which stops their growth and multiplication.

Oxoplan Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Oxoplan 50 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oxoplan 50 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Oxoplan 50 mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oxoplan 50 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oxoplan 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxoplan 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Oxoplan 50 mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Oxoplan 50 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxoplan 50 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Oxoplan Injection?

If you miss a dose of Oxoplan 50 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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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FAQs

Q. Is Oxoplan highly emetogenic, ototoxic (hearing loss), cause hair loss, infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity?

Oxoplan is highly emetogenic, can cause hair loss, temporary infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity. Oxoplan is not ototoxic

Q. Is Oxoplan a vesicant, chemo drug, alkylating agent?

Oxoplan is a vesicant, chemotherapeutic drug. Oxoplan is not an alkylating agent it is a platinum containing antineoplastic agent

Q. How is Oxoplan administered?

Oxoplan is administered as intravenous infusion or bolus injection.

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Samarth House, 168, Bangur Nagar, Off Link Road, Near Ayappa Temple & Kallol Kali Temple, Goregaon (W), Mumbai - 400 090.
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