What Is Irinotecan HCL Vial Use For

What Is Irinotecan HCL Vial Use For

What Is Irinotecan HCL Vial Use For

Irinotecan hydrochloride is approved to be used alone or with other drugs to treat:

Irinotecan hydrochloride is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.

Irinotecan hydrochloride is also available in a different form called irinotecan hydrochloride liposome. For more information, see the Drug Information Summary for Irinotecan Hydrochloride Liposome.

More About Irinotecan Hydrochloride

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary – Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

MedlinePlus Information on Irinotecan Hydrochloride – A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:

  • warnings about this drug,
  • what this drug is used for and how it is used,
  • what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
  • what you should know about this drug before using it,
  • other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
  • possible side effects.

Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.

Clinical Trials Accepting Patients

Find Clinical Trials for Irinotecan Hydrochloride – Check for trials from NCI’s list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.

Important: The drug information on this page is meant to be educational. It is not a substitute for medical advice. The information may not cover all possible uses, actions, interactions, or side effects of this drug, or precautions to be taken while using it. Please see your health care professional for more information about your specific medical condition and the use of this drug.

This medication is given by injection into a vein by a health care professional. The dosage is based on your medical condition, body size, and response to treatment.

If this medication comes into contact with your skin, wash the skin right away and completely with soap and water. If this medication gets into your eyesmouth, or nose, flush completely with plenty of water. Consult your doctor for more details.

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