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Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Celon Laboratories Ltd

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

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About Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's

Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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 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.

Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's contains 'Carboplatin'. Carboplatin acts by penetrating the cell wall and binding to the cell's DNA, stopping the cell from naturally dividing and functioning, ultimately destroying the cell. These medicines target cancer cells because they often affect rapidly dividing cells.

Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's is prescribed by a doctor experienced in the use of medications to treat cancer. It is administered by a healthcare professional as an injection. 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 Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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 Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not stop the Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's midway. Talk to your doctor before taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's if you have severe allergic reactions to Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's or other platinum-containing compounds or if you are 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. Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding. Avoid taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding because this Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Both women and men using this Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should use birth control to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's

Ovarian cancer and Small cell lung cancer

Medicinal Benefits

Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's contains 'Carboplatin' which belongs to a group of anti-cancer medicines used to treat ovarian cancer and small cell lung cancer. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells, which stops their growth and multiplication. It can be used alone or with other chemotherapy drugs depending on your cancer type.

Directions for Use

Parenteral: Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's will be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's

  • 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 Warnings

Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should be taken under strict medical supervision. The doctor will regularly monitor your condition while taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's. To treat your condition effectually, continue taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's for as long as your doctor has prescribed. Do not stop the Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's midway. Talk to your doctor before taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's if you have severe allergic reactions to Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's or other platinum-containing compounds or if you are 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. Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding. Avoid taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding because this Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's can cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Both women and men using this Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should use birth control to avoid pregnancy. Peripheral blood counts should be frequently monitored during Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's treatment and appropriate until recovery is achieved.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's interacts with medicines used in the treatment of chemotherapy (e.g. pemetrexed, gemcitabine, pegfilgrastim, paclitaxel, docetaxel), antacid medications (e.g. pantoprazole) and antibiotic medications (e.g. amikacin, gentamicin, kanamycin, streptomycin, tobramycin).

Drug-Food Interactions: No food interaction was found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor before taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's it requires close monitoring if you are suffering from Infection (bacterial/fungal/protozoal/viral), bleeding disorders, bone marrow depression/low blood counts, fever, renal dysfunction or disorders, peripheral neuropathy (nerves malfunction).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • PEMETREXED
  • GEMCITABINE
  • PEGFILGRASTIM
  • PACLITAXEL
  • PANTOPRAZOLE
  • AMIKACIN
  • GENTAMICIN
  • KANAMYCIN
  • STREPTOMYCIN
  • TOBRAMYCIN
  • DOCETAXEL
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's. It could lead to avoiding unpleasant side effects.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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 Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's and at least six months afterwards. Please consult your doctor about any concerns regarding this.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's may affect your reactions and your ability to drive. Possible side effects of chemotherapy with Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's may occur, such as nausea and vomiting. If you are affected by these side effects, you should not drive and/or operate machines that require you to be alert.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      If you have had a history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      If you have had a history or evidence of any kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Efficacy and safety have not been established. Please consult your doctor. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing them.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly to maintain proper weight.
    • Include leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, fatty fish, berries, yoghurt, apples, peaches, cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, beans, and herbs in your diet.
    • Get optimal sleep; rest well.
    • Performing yoga may also help in improving both physical and mental health.
    • Maintain a healthy weight by performing regular low-strain exercises and eating healthy food.
    • De-stress yourself by meditating, reading books, taking a warm bubble bath or listening to soothing music.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
    • Avoid fast food, fried food, processed meats, refined carbs and added sugars.

    Special Advise

    • Peripheral blood counts should be frequently monitored during carboplatin treatment and, when appropriate, until recovery is achieved.
    • Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should be taken under strict medical supervision. The doctor will regularly monitor your condition while taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's.
    • Your doctor may get routine blood tests done to monitor your liver function, electrolyte levels, and blood cell count in your blood.
    • Avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight and UV light (such as tanning booths) and wear protective clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's may make your skin sensitive to sunlight.

    Other Information (CEL0192)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Mar-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Ovarian cancer: 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.

    FAQs

    Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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, Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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.

    Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents.

    Before you receive treatment with Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions. You should not receive Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's if you are allergic to carboplatin or any contents in Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's. It should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding.

    If not given an inappropriate dose, Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's can cause toxic effects, although not everyone gets it. So, Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's is prescribed by a doctor experienced in the use of medications to treat cancer only.

    Avoid taking Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's if you are pregnant because Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's 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 Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's.

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    Celcarb 150 mg Injection 1's

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    1 Injection in 1 Vial