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Dacotin 50mg Injection 1'S

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
1 Powder For Infusion(s) in Vial
2269.93*
MRP 2670.50
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Dacotin 50 MG Description

Dacotin Powder For Infusion is an anti-cancer medication. It contains oxaliplatin as the active substance. Dacotin Powder For Infusion is used to treat cancer of the large bowel. This medicine is use

in combination with other anticancer medicines. Dacotin Powder For Infusion will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject it. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹2269.93
You Save₹400.57 (15% on MRP)
ContainsOxaliplatin(50.0 Mg)
UsesColon/rectal/colorectal cancer
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Dacotin 50 MG

Dacotin Powder For Infusion is used in the treatment of cancer of the large bowel (stage III colon cancer after surgery to remove the tumour and advanced colon or rectal cancer/colorectal cancer.

Contraindications of Dacotin 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to oxaliplatin or any other ingredient of Dacotin Powder For Infusion.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
  • If you have a reduced number of blood cells.
  • If you have tingling and numbness in the fingers and/or toes and have difficulty performing delicate tasks, such as buttoning clothes.
  • If you have severe kidney problems.

Side effects of Dacotin 50 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Inflammation of mouth/gut

Precautions and Warnings of Dacotin 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dacotin 50mg Injection 1'S during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Dacotin Powder For Infusion during pregnancy, and hence should not be used in pregnant women. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dacotin 50mg Injection 1'S while breastfeeding?
A:
Dacotin Powder For Infusion is contraindicated for use in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dacotin 50mg Injection 1'S?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Dacotin Powder For Infusion on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dacotin 50mg Injection 1'S?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Dacotin Powder For Infusion. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have ever suffered an allergic reaction to platinum-containing medicines such as carboplatin or cisplatin.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have or had heart disorders such as an abnormal electrical signal called prolongation of the QT interval, an irregular heartbeat, or a family history of heart problems.
  • You have recently received or plan to receive any vaccines.

Mode of Action of Dacotin 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Dacotin Powder For Infusion undergoes changes inside the body and interacts with DNA (genetic material). It causes certain changes in the DNA, resulting in problems in DNA synthesis leading to anti-ca...
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Directions for Use of Dacotin 50 MG

  • Dacotin Powder For Infusion will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Dacotin 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dacotin Powder For Infusion works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines like 5-fluorouracil/paclitaxel (anti-cancer medicine), erythromycin (antibiotic), salicylates (pain-relieving medicine), granisetron (antiem...
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Storage and disposal of Dacotin 50 MG

  • Store Dacotin Powder For Infusion in a cool and dry place. Protect from light. Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Dacotin 50 MG

Overdose

Dacotin Powder For Infusion will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Dacotin Powder For Infusion will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Dacotin Powder For Infusion used for?

A: Dacotin Powder For Infusion is used in the treatment of cancer of the large bowel (stage III colon cancer after surgery to remove the tumour and advanced colon or rectal cancer/colorectal cancer.

Q: How will Dacotin Powder For Infusion be given to me?

  • Dacotin Powder For Infusion will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
Product Details
Brand
DACOTIN
Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 04:35 PM (IST)

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