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Cisplat 50 mg Infusion


Overview

Cisplat Infusion side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Ear damage
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)
  • Renal impairment
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Kidney damage
  • Hearing loss
  • Ringing in ear

How to use Cisplat Infusion

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

How Cisplat Infusion works

Cisplat 50 mg Infusion 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.

Cisplat Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cisplat 50 mg Infusion is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Cisplat 50 mg Infusion is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Cisplat 50 mg Infusion may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cisplat 50 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cisplat 50 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cisplat 50 mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Cisplat 50 mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cisplat 50 mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cisplat Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Cisplat 50 mg Infusion, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You must undergo hearing test prior to each treatment with cisplatin.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from any infection, nervous disorder or if you have received radiation therapy to your head.
  • Special care should be taken while taking cisplatin as spillage of cisplatin in skin can cause tissue damage.
  • Avoid simultaneous use of medicines (or radiation) that obstructs the bone marrow function as it can enhance the side effects of cisplatin on the bone marrow.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines especially for cancer, infection, recurrent fits, gout, as these medicines and cisplatin may not be safe when taken together.
  • Avoid receiving any vaccine when on treatment with cisplatin. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as cisplatin may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Cisplat polar?

Cisplat is a polar molecule

Q. Is Cisplat light sensitive?

Yes, Cisplat is light sensitive and must be stored properly.

Q. Is Cisplat a radiosensitizer or vesicant?

Cisplat is platinum based inorganic compound used to destroy cancer cells and also acts as radiosensitizer i.e. it increases the response to radiotherapy. It is not a vesicant, but can cause irritation and damage to the vein in which it is injected, and damage to skin and surrounding tissues if leaks during injection

Q. Does Cisplat cause hair loss, weight gain, infertility, neuropathy, hearing loss or hiccups?

Cisplat can cause hair loss, infertility, hearing loss, neuropathy, hair loss and hiccups. However it is not reported to cause weight gain

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