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Kemocarb 450 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Kemocarb Injection

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

Kemocarb Injection side effects

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 Kemocarb Injection

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

How Kemocarb Injection works

Kemocarb 450 mg 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.

Kemocarb Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kemocarb 450 mg Injection 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
Kemocarb 450 mg Injection 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
Kemocarb 450 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kemocarb 450 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kemocarb 450 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kemocarb 450 mg 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
Kemocarb 450 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kemocarb 450 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Kemocarb Injection?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney (renal) disorder. 
  • Kidney and liver function will be monitored during carboplatin treatment.
  • Neurological and hearing assessments may be required on regular basis during treatment with high doses of carboplatin.
  • It is generally recommended that aluminium containing equipment not be used for delivering carboplatin.
  • Concurrent treatment with following medications is not recommended: amino glycoside, vancomycin, capreomycin and diuretics.
  • Allergic reactions (like hives; skin rash; itching; reddening of the skin; difficulty breathing or swallowing; dizziness; faintness; or fast heartbeat) may occur during therapy which will be duly managed by your doctor.
  • There might be low numbers of platelets or white blood cells during therapy and hence, frequent monitoring of blood cell counts and transfusions of the same may be required.
  • Call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following during the therapy: fever, sore throat, chills, ongoing cough and congestion, or other signs of infection; unusual bleeding or bruising; black and tarry stools; red blood in stools; bloody vomit; vomited material that looks like coffee grounds.
  • Women who are planning to become pregnant should use two methods of contraception while on this therapy and 6 months after it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kemocarb

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Kemocarb cell cycle specific?

No, Kemocarb is not a cell cycle specific anticancer medication

Q. Is Kemocarb FDA approved?

Yes Kemocarb 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 Kemocarb cause neuropathy/ hearing loss/ hair loss/ weight gain/ constipation/ leukemia?

Yes Kemocarb 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 Kemocarb may cause leukemia if it is used for a long duration.

Q. Is Kemocarb a generic?

Yes, Kemocarb is a generic platinum-based compound

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

No Kemocarb is not cardio-toxic/ anthracycline/vesicant

Q. Is Kemocarb used for breast cancer?

It is used to treat advanced stage breast cancer

Q. Is Kemocarb available in pill form?

No Kemocarb is not available in pill form
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Fresenius Kabi AG​ , Else-Kröner-Straße 1 ​ , 61352 Bad Homburg , Germany
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