OXITAN 100mg Infusion 50ml


OXITAN 100mg Infusion 50ml


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Oxitan 100

Oxitan 100 mg Injection consists of the active ingredient Oxaliplatin. It is prescribed to treat stage 3 colon cancer and colorectal cancer, along with other chemotherapy treatments.

Colorectal cancer develops from the accumulation of various genetic alterations.
Both environmental and genetic factors play a significant role in the origin of colorectal cancer. This medicine works against tumors that are resistant to cisplatin therapy.

Uses of Oxitan 100mg Injection:

Oxitan 100mg Injection is indicated to treat the following conditions:

  • Cancer in the large bowel
  • Stage 3 colon cancer after complete resection of the primary tumor
  • Metastatic colorectal cancer.
  • Stomach and pancreas cancer

How Oxitan 100mg Injection works:

Oxitan 100mg Injection interferes with the growth of cancer cells, slows their growth and spread in the body. It binds to the DNA and affects its transduction pathway. This interaction produces lesions in DNA and crosslinking takes place. Crosslinking causes errors in DNA replication modifies its structure, hinders its synthesis and thus, arrests the development of tumour cells.

Interaction with other drugs:

Inform your doctor about any medications you are taking or have taken before the treatment.

More Information:

Store at a temperature below 30°C. Protect from light.


How to use Oxitan 100mg Injection:

Your physician will prescribe a dose according to your body surface area.


  • Inform your physician if you have heart problems or a family history of heart disorders.
  • Inform your physician if you experience allergic reactions to Oxaliplatin or its ingredients.
  • Talk to your physician if you are about to receive any vaccine.
  • Use an effective method of contraception while on this treatment.
  • Your physician will check your blood count to ensure you have sufficient blood cells before starting this treatment.
Side Effects

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.


  • Abnormal bleeding or bruising
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Continuous diarrhea and vomiting
  • Sore throat and fever
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Muscle pain and weakness
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Extreme tiredness and breathlessness
  • Headache
  • Altered mental function
  • Blurred vision
  • Seizures


Oxitan 100 mg Infusion is used in the treatment of cancer of colon and rectum. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells.

Oxitan 100 mg Infusion is given as an injection into vein by a qualified medical professional.  Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.
This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time.
OXITAN 100mg Infusion 50ml
You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.
It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here : Oxitan 100

some common side effects

Nausea, fatigue, vomiting, and diarrhea are some common side effects of this medicine.

This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections.

It may cause some serious allergic reaction, inform your doctor if you notice sore lips or mouth ulcers, rash, itching and difficulty breathing. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections.

Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

It makes men infertile, hence men should take doctor advice about the freezing of sperm before the treatment. You must avoid driving after taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness.


  • Cancer of colon and rectum


In Cancer of colon and rectum

Cancer of the colon and rectum, also known as colorectal cancer (CRC) or bowel cancer, is the development of cancer from two parts of the large intestine, namely, the colon or rectum.

In this type of cancer, the person may notice symptoms such as blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and fatigue.

Oxitan 100mg Infusion treats and also lowers the risk of developing further cancerous growths (polyps) and bowel cancer. It kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells.

It is an effective, yet very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Avoid drinking alcohol or smoking while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.


Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Oxitan

  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Low blood platelets
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)


Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.


Oxitan 100mg Infusion 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.




It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Oxitan 100mg Infusion. Please consult your doctor.


Oxitan 100mg Infusion is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding

Oxitan 100mg Infusion is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.


Oxitan 100mg Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Oxaliplatin_name$ treatment may result in an increased risk of dizziness, nausea, and vomiting, and other neurological symptoms that affect walking and this may affect your ability to drive.


Oxitan 100mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxitan 100mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Oxitan 100mg Infusion in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.


Oxitan 100mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxitan 100mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.


If you miss a dose of Oxitan 100mg Infusion, please consult your doctor.


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