Information about Oxaliplatin

Oxaliplatin Uses

Oxaliplatin is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.

How Oxaliplatin works

Oxaliplatin 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.

Common side effects of Oxaliplatin

Nausea, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Vomiting, Diarrhea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Low blood platelets, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Breathlessness, Headache, Allergic reaction, Conjunctivitis, Injection site reaction, Abdominal pain, Weight gain, Hair loss, Fever, Nosebleeds, Constipation, Skin disorder, Decreased appetite, Infection, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Inflammation of the nose, Pain, Increased transaminase level in blood, Increased alkaline phosphatase level in blood, Taste change, Edema (swelling), Lacrimation disorder
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Available Medicine for Oxaliplatin

DacotinDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
2091 to ₹54324 variant(s)
OxitozIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
2091 to ₹42002 variant(s)
OxiplatSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
20911 variant(s)
OxitanFresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
2536 to ₹50724 variant(s)
OxplaZydus Cadila
17841 variant(s)
OxitrustPanacea Biotec Pharma Ltd
23511 variant(s)
MegaplatAlkem Laboratories Ltd
20911 variant(s)
OxoplanSamarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
13221 variant(s)
CeldachCelon Laboratories Ltd
17401 variant(s)
KinaplatCadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1577 to ₹33062 variant(s)

Expert advice for Oxaliplatin

  • Oxaliplatin is given as an injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor.


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