What is Irinotel 100mg Injection?
Irinotel 100mg Injection helps in the treatment of cancer. The drug prevents the multiplication and spread of cancer cells. Medical professionals use this drug to treat cancer of the colon or rectum. It is specifically a combination drug, and is prescribed with other cancer medicines during chemotherapy.
Before the doctor begins chemotherapy using this drug, provide him with a detailed medical history. Inform him about any current problems that you may be suffering from, especially if you have kidney or liver issues, diabetes, Gilbert’s syndrome, asthma or intestinal problems. The drug is not meant to be used in cancer treatment for women patients who are pregnant. Breast feeding mothers should also consult their doctor before starting treatment.
When is Irinotel 100mg Injection Prescribed?
- ovarian cancer
- small cell lung cancer
- cervical cancer
- cancer of colon and rectum
Irinotel Injection – Side effects
The following is a list of possible Irinotel 100mg Injection side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Irinotel Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Missing a dose
In case you miss a Irinotel 100mg Injection dosage, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Irinotel Injection
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Irinotel 5ml Injection, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Irinotel Injection
Store Irinotel 100mg/5ml Injection at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Irinotel 5ml Injection Online.