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Rinotec 100 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Rinotec Injection

Rinotec Injection side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Hair loss
  • Fever
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Decreased appetite
  • Mucosal inflammation

How to use Rinotec Injection

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

How Rinotec Injection works

Rinotec 100 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by suppressing the activity of an enzyme (topoisomerase I) involved in DNA multiplication of the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Rinotec Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rinotec 100 mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Rinotec 100 mg Injection is unsafe 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 breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Rinotec 100 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Rinotec 100 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rinotec 100 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended for patients on dialysis.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Rinotec 100 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rinotec Injection?

If you miss a dose of Rinotec 100 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Rinotec 100 mg Injection is used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of metastatic cancer of the colon and rectum.
  • It is given via a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion).
  • It may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy while you are taking this medicine.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cells, kidney and liver function during treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat or rash.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice passage of blood in stools or experience dizziness or faintness, continuous episodes of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or fever.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rinotec

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Is ulcers curable G2 stage of cancer in rectum area
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Needs evaluation Please meet a Gastro surgeon
Patient is sufferng from Prostrate cancer and now he is suffering from Typhoid IGM.His hormone therapy(Inj Leuprolide 3.75 mg) is due for can we go ahead and ask doctor to induct hormone injection.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
If patient has recovered, then only.
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