Oxaliplatin

FDA Approved: * August 7, 2009
Pharm Company: * TEVA PARENTERAL
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Oxaliplatin Overview

Oxaliplatin, sold under the brand name Eloxatin, is a cancer medication used to treat colorectal cancer.[2] Often it is used together with fluorouracil and folinic acid (leucovorin) in advanced cancer.[2] It is given by injection into a vein.[2] Common side effects include numbness, feeling tired, nausea, diarrhea, and low blood cell counts.[2][3] Other serious side effects include allergic reactions.[3&am...

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How Long Does It Take To Get Oxaliplatin Out Of Your System?

On Oxaliplatin for four cycles still have the cold reactions and was wanting to find out how long it stays in your body? ## How long does it take to get Oxaliplatin and xeloda out of your system? ## Oxaliplatin has a short elimination half-life of about 10-25 minutes. Many pharmacists consider most or all of the drug to be out your system in the period of about 5 half-lives. In relation to this drug, that would mean Oxaliplatin takes roughly 2 hours to leave your system. Xeloda (Capecitabine) is largely eliminated as metabolites (> 95% of the dose). The terminal half-life of the parent drug and its metabolites is short (less than 1 hour), and excretion proceeds via the urine. Essentially this would mean that Xeloda should be out of your system for the most part within a 4-5 hour tim...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Oxaliplatin
  • Injection: 100mg, 100mg/20ml, 100mg/20ml (5mg/ml), 100mg/20ml(5mg/ml), 100mg/vial, 200mg/40ml, 200mg/40ml (5mg/ml), 50mg, 50mg/10ml, 50mg/10ml (5mg/ml), 50mg/10ml(5mg/ml), 50mg/vial, 5mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Oxaliplatin: (75 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-0067 Oxaliplatin 50 mg/10ml Intravenous Powder, for Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0070 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-0074 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0069-1010 Oxaliplatin 100 mg/20ml Intravenous Powder, for Solution by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc.
  • 0703-3985 Oxaliplatin 50 mg/10ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0703-3986 Oxaliplatin 100 mg/20ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc.
  • 0781-3315 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3317 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-9315 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-9317 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0955-1725 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Winthrop U.S.
  • 0955-1727 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Winthrop U.S.
  • 0955-1731 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Winthrop U.S.
  • 0955-1733 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Winthrop U.S.
  • 16714-727 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Northstar Rxllc
  • 16714-728 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Northstar Rxllc
  • 16729-332 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Accord Healthcare Inc.
  • 25021-211 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-212 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-233 Oxaliplatin 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 55 more results ...

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How Long Does It Take To Get Oxaliplatin Out Of Your System?
On Oxaliplatin for four cycles still have the cold reactions and was wanting to find out how long it stays in your body?... 2 replies
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