Oxitan 50mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:26 am

Oxitan 50mg Injection

Uses of Oxitan 50mg Injection

Oxitan 50mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Metastatic Cancer of Colon or Rectum

Side effects of Oxitan 50mg Injection

The most common side effects of Oxitan 50mg Injection are – Headache, Dizziness, Fatigue, Insomnia, Peripheral Neuropathy, Cardiac Abnormalities, Decreased Visual Acuity, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Rhinitis, Pharyngitis, Severe Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Constipation, Dyspepsia, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Mucositis, Flatulence, Stomatitis, Anorexia

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Oxitan 50mg Injection

Do not use Oxitan 50mg Injection if you are allergic to – Oxaliplatin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Oxitan 50mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Oxitan 50mg Injection works

Oxitan 50mg Injection contains – Oxaliplatin

Oxaliplatin inhibit DNA synthesis through formation of interstrand and intrastrand cross-linking of DNA molecules.

Dosage of Oxitan 50mg Injection

The dosage of Oxitan 50mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Oxitan 50mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Oxitan 50mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

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Drug :- Aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

Aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: Increased risk of bleeding.

Live-virus vaccines: Decreased antibody response to vaccine.

Myelosuppressants: Increased bone marrow depression.

Drug :-diagnostic tests. Alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, bilirubin, creatinine: Increased levels.

Hemoglobin, neutrophils, platelets, white blood cells: Decreased levels.

Drug :-behaviors. Alcohol use: Increased risk of bleeding.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.