WHAT IS THE USE OF DACOTIN 100 MG INJECTION ?
Oxaliplatin is used for treating advanced cancer of the colon or rectum in certain patients. It is usually used in combination with other medicines.
WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE-EFFECTS OF DACOTIN 100 MG INJECTION ?
Constipation; decreased appetite; diarrhea; dizziness; gas; hair loss; headache; heartburn; hiccups; increased tear production; mild stomach pain; muscle or joint pain.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions; blood in the urine; calf or leg pain, swelling, redness, or tenderness; change in the amount of urine produced; chest pain or pressure; confusion, slurred speech, or one-sided weakness; cough; coughing up blood; excessive or unusual sweating; fainting; fast heartbeat; flushing; hearing loss; loss of coordination; mental or mood changes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
WHAT IS THE IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION OF DACOTIN 100 MG INJECTION ?
Before using oxaliplatin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY DACOTIN 100 MG INJECTION ?
Oxaliplatin is an antineoplastic. It works by killing cancer cells and slowing tumor growth.