Oxitan 50mg Injection Description:
Oxitan 50mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
Oxitan 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum.
Nausea, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Oxitan highly emetogenic
Oxitan is highly emetogenic, can cause hair loss, temporary infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity. Oxitan is not ototoxic
Is Oxitan a vesicant
Oxitan is a vesicant, chemotherapeutic drug. Oxitan is not an alkylating agent it is a platinum containing antineoplastic agent
How is Oxitan administered?
Oxitan is administered as intravenous infusion or bolus injection.