Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection is an anticancer agent which is used in the treatment of cancer of the large intestine. It should be used under the supervision of a qualified physician.
Description Of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection is an anticancer agent which is used in the treatment of cancer of the large intestine. It should be used under the supervision of a qualified physician. Close monitoring of kidney function and blood cell count are necessary while receiving this medication.
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 medication 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 doctor 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 scheduled dose and make a note of next scheduled 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 following conditions:
- Impaired renal function
- Peripheral sensory neuropathy
- Pulmonary toxicity
Adverse effects Of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
- Burning 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
- Stomach discomfort and pain
- Running Nose
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Oxitan 100mg/25ml
Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Impaired kidney function - This medicine may cause severe kidney injury. The risk may increase if taken with aminoglycoside antibiotics. Close monitoring of serum creatinine, urea, and sodium levels is necessary.
Hearing impairment - This medicine may cause the hearing problem which is more common in children. Audiometric testing should be performed before initiating the treatment and also before every dose. Any symptoms of the hearing problem should be reported to the doctor.
Allergy - This medicine may cause serious skin reactions. Discontinue the treatment 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 treatment if the cell count is low.
Infections - The chances of occurring infections are more in patients receiving this medicine. Hold the chemotherapy and start with the broad-spectrum antibiotics if there are any signs and symptoms of fever. Close monitoring of the body temperature and the blood cell count is necessary.
Lung toxicity - This medicine may cause rare but fatal lung injury. Inform the doctor if you have any lung disease. Any symptoms of difficulty in breathing, non-productive cough should be reported to the doctor. Discontinue the treatment until the exact cause is identified.
Storage Conditions for Oxitan 100mg/25ml
Store the Oxitan 100mg/25ml Injection at cool temperature in clean, dark and dry place. Make sure that the injection is not damaged or leaked.