Xalotin 100mg Injection

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Composition for Xalotin 100mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Lactation
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Medicine Overview of Xalotin Injection

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Uses of Xalotin Injection

Xalotin 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.
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Side effects of Xalotin Injection

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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).

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How to use Xalotin Injection

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

How Xalotin Injection works

Xalotin 100mg 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 Xalotin Injection

Expert advice for Xalotin 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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Xalotin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Xalotin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xalotin 100mg 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.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Xalotin 100mg 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.
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Driving
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.
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Kidney
Xalotin 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xalotin 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Xalotin 100mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Xalotin 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xalotin 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Xalotin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Oxaliplatin

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

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