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Oxaliplatin is an antineoplastic agent with the molecular formula CHNOPt and the chemical name of -[(1 ,2 )-1,2-cyclohexanediamine-] [oxalato(2-)- ] platinum. Oxaliplatin is an organoplatinum complex in which the platinum atom is complexed with 1,2-diaminocyclohexane(DACH) and with an oxalate ligand as a leaving group.

The molecular weight is 397.3. Oxaliplatin is slightly soluble in water at 6 mg/mL, very slightly soluble in methanol, and practically insoluble in ethanol and acetone.

Oxaliplatin for Injection is supplied in vials containing 50 mg or 100 mg of oxaliplatin as a sterile, preservative-free lyophilized powder for reconstitution. Lactose monohydrate is present as an inactive ingredient.

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What are the available doses of OXALIPLATIN?

Single-use vials of 50 mg or 100 mg oxaliplatin as a sterile, preservative-free lyophilized powder for reconstitution. ()

What should I talk to my health care provider before I take OXALIPLATIN?

How should I use OXALIPLATIN?

Oxaliplatin, used in combination with infusional 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin, is indicated for

Oxaliplatin for Injection should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of therapy and complications is possible only when adequate diagnostic and treatment facilities are readily available.

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What should I look out for while using OXALIPLATIN?

Oxaliplatin should not be administered to patients with a history of known allergy to oxaliplatin or other platinum compounds .




Warnings and Precautions (5.1)

What might happen if I take too much OXALIPLATIN?

There is no known antidote for oxaliplatin overdose. In addition to thrombocytopenia, the anticipated complications of an oxaliplatin overdose include hypersensitivity reaction, myelosuppression, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and neurotoxicity.

Several cases of overdoses have been reported with oxaliplatin. Adverse reactions observed were Grade 4 thrombocytopenia (<25,000/mm) without any bleeding, anemia, sensory neuropathy such as paresthesia, dysesthesia, laryngospasm and facial muscle spasms, gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, flatulence, abdomen enlarged and Grade 4 intestinal obstruction, Grade 4 dehydration, dyspnea, wheezing, chest pain, respiratory failure, severe bradycardia and death.

Patients suspected of receiving an overdose should be monitored, and supportive treatment should be administered. The maximum dose of oxaliplatin that has been administered in a single infusion is 825 mg.

How should I store and handle OXALIPLATIN?

Store at controlled room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP] .Risperidone Oral SolutionRisperidone 1 mg/mL Oral Solution (NDC 64679-692-01) is supplied in 30 mL bottles with a calibrated (in milligrams and milliliters) syringe. The minimum calibrated volume is 0.25 mL, while the maximum calibrated volume is 3 mL. Risperidone 1 mg/mL Oral Solution should be stored at 20-25C (68-77F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from light and freezing. Keep out of reach of children


Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

Oxaliplatin undergoes nonenzymatic conversion in physiologic solutions to active derivatives via displacement of the labile oxalate ligand. Several transient reactive species are formed, including monoaquo and diaquo DACH platinum, which covalently bind with macromolecules. Both inter- and intrastrand Pt-DNA crosslinks are formed. Crosslinks are formed between the positions of two adjacent guanines (GG), adjacent adenine-guanines (AG), and guanines separated by an intervening nucleotide (GNG). These crosslinks inhibit DNA replication and transcription. Cytotoxicity is cell-cycle nonspecific.studies have shown antitumor activity of oxaliplatin against colon carcinoma. In combination with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), oxaliplatin exhibits and antiproliferative activity greater than either compound alone in several tumor models [HT29 (colon), GR (mammary), and L1210 (leukemia)].

Non-Clinical Toxicology
Oxaliplatin should not be administered to patients with a history of known allergy to oxaliplatin or other platinum compounds .




Warnings and Precautions (5.1)

Drug Interactions:


Grade 3/4 hypersensitivity, including anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions, to oxaliplatin has been observed in 2 to 3% of colon cancer patients. These allergic reactions which can be fatal, can occur within minutes of administration and at any cycle, and were similar in nature and severity to those reported with other platinum-containing compounds, such as rash, urticaria, erythema, pruritus, and, rarely, bronchospasm and hypotension. The symptoms associated with hypersensitivity reactions reported in the previously untreated patients were urticaria, pruritus, flushing of the face, diarrhea associated with oxaliplatin infusion, shortness of breath, bronchospasm, diaphoresis, chest pains, hypotension, disorientation and syncope. These reactions are usually managed with standard epinephrine, corticosteroid, antihistamine therapy, and may require discontinuation of therapy. Drug-related deaths associated with platinum compounds from anaphylaxis have been reported.



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