What is Oxaliplatin?
Oxaliplatin Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Advanced Cancer Of Colon, Advanced Cancer Of Rectum and other conditions.
Oxaliplatin Injection contains Oxaliplatin as an active ingredient.
Oxaliplatin Injection works by killing cancer cells and slowing tumor growth.
Detailed information related to Oxaliplatin Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Oxaliplatin Injection Uses
Oxaliplatin Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Advanced Cancer Of Colon
· Advanced Cancer Of Rectum
Oxaliplatin Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Oxaliplatin Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Killing cancer cells and slowing tumor growth.
Oxaliplatin Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Oxaliplatin Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Oxaliplatin Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Oxaliplatin Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Back Pain
· Rectal Haemorrhage
· Weight Gain Or Loss
· Excessive Sweating
· Joint Pain
Oxaliplatin Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid using oxaliplatin if you have low blood counts and weakness and numbness
· Consult your doctor if the ability of your body fight infection has decreased after oxaliplatin consumption
· Do not drive or operate machinery