Description Of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection is an anticancer agent which is used in the nursing of cancer of the large gut. It should be used beneath the supervision of a qualified physician. Close monitoring of kidney function and blood cell count are necessary while receiving this medicament.
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Chemical Name
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Manufacturer
Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
Uses of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
Oxaliplatin is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.
What is Oxitan 100mg/25ml?
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection is used for Advanced cancer of colon, Advanced cancer of rectum and other conditions. Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medicament guide.
How Oxitan 100mg/25ml working?
Oxitan 100mg/25ml 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.
How is Oxitan 100mg/25ml used?
Your health care physician or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Indications
This medicine is given in multiple cycles. It is important to receive the every specific dose and make a note of next specific dose. Close monitoring of blood cells counts and kidney function.
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Dosage
- Oxitan 100mg
- Oxitan 50mg
Contraindication Of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
- Hypersensitivity to Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection is a contraindication. In addition, Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection should not be used if you have the subsequent conditions:
- Impaired renal function
- Peripheral sensory neuropathy
- Pulmonary toxicity
Adverse effects Of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
- inflammation or tingling sensation of hands and feet
- Fever and chills
- Low WBC and Platelet count
- Mouth ulcers
- Loss of appetite
- Skin rash
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Swelling of eyelids, face, lips
- Acid or sour stomach
Precautions And Warnings
Pregnancy - This drug is not recommended for pregnant women.
Breast-feeding - This drug is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Impaired kidney function - This drug may cause severe kidney injury. The risk may raise if taken with aminoglycoside antibiotics. Close monitoring of serum creatinine, urea, and sodium levels is important.
Hearing impairment - This medicine may cause the hearing problem which is more common in children. Audiometric testing should be performed before initiating the nursing and also before every dose. Any symptoms of the hearing problem should be reported to the doctor.
Allergy - This drug may cause serious skin reactions. Discontinue the nursing if any symptoms of allergy appear and do not restart.
Blood cell count - This medicine may lower the white blood cells and platelets. Close monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. Do not start the nursing if the cell count is low.
Store the Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection at cold temperature in clean, dark and dry place. Make sure that the injection is not damaged or leaked.