Active ingredients: irinotecan
What it is used for
CAMPTOSAR is indicated as a component of first line therapy for patients with metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum and is also indicated for patients with metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum whose disease has recurred or progressed following initial therapy.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Protect from Light
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Pale yellow, clear solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient irinotecan
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Camptosar (irinotecan hydrochloride) information | myVMC
Camptosar (irinotecan hydrochloride) is used to treat bowel cancer that has already spread to other parts of the patient's body.
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