Platoxin 50mg Injection

Shantha Biotech

Composition for Platoxin 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

25 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Platoxin Injection


Uses of Platoxin Injection

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

Side effects of Platoxin 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).


How to use Platoxin Injection

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

How Platoxin Injection works

Platoxin 50mg injection 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 Platoxin Injection

Expert advice for Platoxin 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.
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Special precautions for Platoxin 50mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Platoxin 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.
Platoxin 50mg Injection is usafe to use during lactation. D
ata 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.
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.
Platoxin 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Platoxin 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Platoxin 50mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Platoxin 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Platoxin 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Platoxin 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Oxaliplatin

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

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