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Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion

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Overview

Introduction

Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion is used in the treatment of ovarian, cervical and testicular cancer. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells.

Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion is given as an injection into veins by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Injection site reaction (pain, swelling, redness), nausea and vomiting are some common side effects of this medicine. Hearing problem or ear damage is serious side effect of this medicine, hence your doctor might check you for hearing test before and after the treatment. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and kidney.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know about kidney disease as medicine affect the functioning of the kidney.  Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It makes men infertile, hence men should take doctor advice about the freezing of sperm before the treatment.

Side effects of Cytoplatin Infusion

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 Cytoplatin Infusion

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

How Cytoplatin Infusion works

Cytoplatin 50mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion 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
Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cytoplatin Infusion?

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

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Quick Tips

  • Cytoplatin 50mg Infusion is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.

Patient Concerns

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Sir my brother have skin cancer can you do something for save his life ??
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Treatment of cancer depends on whether it is localized or metastatic cancer
How we can find out parient is CA and which report we can do for know the patient is CA
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Medical Oncology and Hematology
Thr is no single test for cancerWhich cancer ur looking for
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FAQs

Q. Is Cytoplatin polar?

Cytoplatin is a polar molecule

Q. Is Cytoplatin light sensitive?

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

Q. Is Cytoplatin a radiosensitizer or vesicant?

Cytoplatin 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 Cytoplatin cause hair loss, weight gain, infertility, neuropathy, hearing loss or hiccups?

Cytoplatin 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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50 ml in 1 bottle
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