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Adcarb 450mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Adcarb 450mg Injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer and small cell lung cancer.

Adcarb 450mg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. It is taken in a dose as recommended by the doctor. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. Doctor may advise to check your complete blood cell count, liver and kidney function, prior to and during the treatment with Adcarb 450mg Injection. It is better to seek immediate medical attention if you develop symptoms like severe allergy, fever or unusual bleeding.

Women should use effective contraception method to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine and after the treatment (for 6 months). Moreover, men who are taking Adcarb 450mg Injection should not father a child while on this therapy and 6 months after stopping. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.

Uses of Adcarb Injection

Side effects of Adcarb Injection

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Fatigue
  • Low blood platelets
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  • Peripheral sensory neuropathy
  • Diarrhea

How to use Adcarb Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Adcarb Injection works

Adcarb 450mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells which stops their growth and multiplication.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Adcarb 450mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adcarb 450mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Adcarb 450mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Adcarb 450mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Adcarb 450mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adcarb 450mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Adcarb 450mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adcarb 450mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adcarb 450mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Adcarb Injection?

If you miss a dose of Adcarb 450mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • It is given as an injection into the veins under the supervision of a doctor.

Patient Concerns

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Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
This is given to enhance the therapeutic effect of radiation therapy which is curative for small cell lung cancer.
My mother dignosis with stage4 ovarian cancer, 1st done on 24th of may 16, I need a alternative medicine parallelly
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
I would like to recommend you that please continue your treatment as advice by your doctor.
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FAQs

Q. Is Adcarb cell cycle specific?

No, Adcarb is not a cell cycle specific anticancer medication

Q. Is Adcarb FDA approved?

Yes Adcarb is an FDA approved drug

Q. Is it a platinum based drug?

Yes carboplatin is a platinum based drug and is effectively used in combination with other drug

Q. Does Adcarb cause neuropathy/ hearing loss/ hair loss/ weight gain/ constipation/ leukemia?

Yes Adcarb is known to cause side effects like neuropathy, hearing loss, hair loss, weight gain, and constipation. Please inform your doctor about any side-effect that you may observe on taking this drug. Infertility while on therapy may be caused as a side effect of this drug but it may be reverse after stopping the therapy. Yes Adcarb may cause leukemia if it is used for a long duration.

Q. Is Adcarb a generic?

Yes, Adcarb is a generic platinum-based compound

Q. Is Adcarb vesicant/cardio-toxic/ anthracycline?

No Adcarb is not cardio-toxic/ anthracycline/vesicant

Q. Is Adcarb used for breast cancer?

It is used to treat advanced stage breast cancer

Q. Is Adcarb available in pill form?

No Adcarb is not available in pill form

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References
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Adley Formulation, SCO- 42, Sector 12, Panchkula-134112, Haryana, India
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