CAMTO 20mg|ml Injection 5ml

 13,348.80

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Drug Strength: 20mg/ml
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 5ml

Irinotecan (HCl Trihydrate):20mg/ml | Cytotoxic (anti-neoplastic) drugs

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Pfizer Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 5mlIngredients : Irinotecan (HCl Trihydrate):20mg/mlGeneric Category : Cytotoxic (anti-neoplastic) drugs

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How it works

CAMTO 20mg|ml Injection 5ml by stopping the growth of cancer cells by inhibiting DNA synthesis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for CAMTO 20mg|ml Injection 5ml

  • Diarrhea severe
  • Nausea and Vomiting severe
  • Low white blood cell count severe
  • Baldness severe
  • Weight loss severe
  • Infections severe
  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Dehydration severe

Uses of CAMTO 20mg|ml Injection 5ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Colorectal Cancer

    This medicine is used for the treatment of colorectal cancer, a disease that affects the colon and rectum.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding for a specific period of time or prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to CAMTO 20mg|ml Injection 5ml or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

  • Bowel obstruction

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from an active bowel obstruction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from chronic inflammatory bowel diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding for a specific period of time or prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Diarrhea

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution due to the increased risk of severe diarrhea. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Hematologic abnormalities

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution due to the increased risk of bone marrow suppression and hematologic abnormalities such as anemia and low blood cell counts. Close monitoring of complete blood cell counts, appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Driving or Operating machinery

    This medicine may cause symptoms such as drowsiness or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    This medicine is usually given in multiple cycles. If you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine, call your doctor immediately for further instructions.

  • Overdose

    Since this medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Live attenuated vaccines and related products severe
  • Phenytoin severe
  • Ketoconazole moderate
  • Cyclosporine moderate
  • St John’s wort (mainly for mild depression)
Disease interactions
  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

This medicine is given in multiple cycles. It is important to receive every scheduled dose of the medicine. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Report any unusual symptoms or a missed dose to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of blood cells counts, kidney function tests and liver function tests may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition. It is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements as well as your medical history before beginning therapy with this medicine.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver CAMTO 20mg|ml Injection 5ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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