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CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

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PUP-PHARMACIA & UPJOHN INDIA PVT LTD

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1 INJECTION

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About CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML belongs to a group of anti-cancer medicines used for the treatment of ovarian cancer and small cell lung cancer. It may sometimes be used to treat other cancers. Cancer that forms in tissues of the ovary (one of a pair of female reproductive glands in which the ova, or eggs, are formed). Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung.

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML contains 'Carboplatin'. Carboplatin acts by penetrating the cell wall and binding to the DNA of the cell, stopping the cell from naturally dividing and functioning, which ultimately destroys the cell. These medicines target cancer cells because they often affect rapidly dividing cells.

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML is prescribed by a doctor experienced in the use of medications to treat cancer. It is administered by a healthcare professional as an injection into your vein (intravenously, or IV). You may experience nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, thrombocytopenia (a low platelet count), peripheral neuropathy (nerves malfunction), nephrotoxicity at high doses and electrolyte disturbances. Most of these side effects of CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

To treat your condition effectually continue taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not stop CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML midway. Talk to your doctor before taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML if you have severe allergic reactions to CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML or other platinum-containing compounds, or if your suffering from peripheral neuropathy (nerves malfunction), hypotension, cardiac disorders, severe lung problems, pulmonary disorders, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, thrombocytopenia (a low platelet count), neutropenia (low white blood cell count), tumour lysis syndrome (metabolic abnormalities that can occur as a complication during the treatment of cancer), hepatic disorders. CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding. Avoid taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML if you are pregnant or breastfeeding because this CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Both women and men using this CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should use birth control to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

Ovarian cancer and Small cell lung cancer

Directions for Use

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML is prescribed by a doctor experienced in the use of medications to treat cancer. It is administered by a healthcare professional as an injection into your vein (intravenously, or IV). Do not self-administer CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML .The amount of Carboplatin you receive depends on many factors, including your height and weight, your general health or other health problems, and how your body responds to it. Your doctor will determine your dose and schedule.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hair loss and numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning
  • Pain in the hands or feet
  • Nephrotoxicity at high doses
  • Electrolyte disturbances
  • Thrombocytopenia (low blood platelet count)
  • Peripheral neuropathy (nerves malfunction)
  • Leukopenia (low white blood cell count)

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should be taken under strict medical supervision. The doctor will regularly monitor your condition while taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML . To treat your condition effectually continue taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not stop CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML midway. Talk to your doctor before taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML if you have severe allergic reactions to CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML or other platinum-containing compounds, or if your suffering from peripheral neuropathy (nerves malfunction), hypotension, cardiac disorders, severe lung problems, pulmonary disorders, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, thrombocytopenia (a low platelet count), neutropenia (low white blood cell count), tumour lysis syndrome (metabolic abnormalities that can occur as a complication during the treatment of cancer), hepatic disorders. CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding. Avoid taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML if you are pregnant or breastfeeding because this CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Both women and men using this CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should use birth control to avoid pregnancy. Peripheral blood counts should be frequently monitored during CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML treatment and appropriate until recovery is achieved.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML . It could lead to avoiding unpleasant side-effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should not be used during pregnancy because it causes harm to the fetus (newborn baby). Both women of childbearing potential and men must use an effective contraception method while taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML and at least six months afterwards. Please consult your doctor about any concerns regarding this.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should not be taken during breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and may harm the nursing baby. It is contraindicated in breastfeeding mothers. Please consult your doctor about any concerns regarding this.

  • Driving

    CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML may affect your reactions and your ability to drive.Possible side effects of chemotherapy with CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML may occur, such as nausea and vomiting. If you areaffected by these side effects, you should not drive and/or operate machines that require you to be alert.

  • Liver

    If you have had a history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML . Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

  • Kidney

    If you have had a history or evidence of any kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML . Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

Other Information (CAR0046)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Sep-21

Patients Concern

FAQs

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML contains 'Carboplatin'. Carboplatin works by breaching the cellular wall and binding to the cell’s DNA, preventing the cell from dividing and functioning normally, which eventually kills the cell.

Yes, CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML can cause low neutrophils levels, a type of white blood cells that help fight infections. If your white blood cells become low, you can be at higher risk for infections. Tell your doctor if you develop a fever or believe you have an infection.

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents.

Before you receive treatment with CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML , tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions. You should not receive CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML if you are allergic to carboplatin or any contents in CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML . It should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding.

If not given an inappropriate dose, CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML can cause toxic effects, although not everyone gets it. So, CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML is prescribed by a doctor experienced in the use of medications to treat cancer only.

Avoid taking CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML if you are pregnant because CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Females should follow effective birth control methods during treatment and at least six months after the final dose of CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML .

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

CARBOPLATIN 150MG INJECTION 15ML

MRP: 880.80

Vial
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15ml Injection in 1 Vial