Flocil 500 Injection

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Flocil 500 Injection Information

Flocil 500 Injection is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Colorectal Cancer. Flocil 500 Injection also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Flocil 500 Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Flocil 500 Injection as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Flocil 500 Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Flocil 500 Injection has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Flocil 500 Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Flocil 500 Injection related warnings section.

Flocil 500 Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Flocil 500 Injection in conditions like Mouth Ulcer. Other contraindications of Flocil 500 Injection have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Flocil 500 Injection may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Flocil 500 Injection, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Flocil 500 Injection Benefits & Uses

Flocil 500 Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Flocil 500 Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Colorectal Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Colorectal Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 12 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Flocil 500 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Flocil 500 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Flocil can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Flocil 500 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Flocil may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Flocil should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Flocil 500 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Using Flocil does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Flocil 500 Injection on the Liver?


    The liver can be affected by Flocil. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Flocil only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Flocil 500 Injection on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Flocil for the heart.

    Safe


Flocil 500 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flocil 500 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Flocil 500 Injection

  • Is this Flocil 500 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Flocil 500 Injection is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Flocil 500 Injection. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Flocil 500 Injection only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Flocil 500 Injection in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Flocil 500 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Flocil 500 Injection


    Taking Flocil 500 Injection with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Flocil 500 Injection


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Flocil 500 Injection.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Fluorouracil

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 864

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 585-588



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