Medicine Overview of Megaplat Injection
Side Effects of Megaplat are Nausea, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Megaplat 100 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.
In Depth Information on Megaplat Injection
- Do not start oxaliplatin if your blood counts are too low or have weakness, numbness, disturbances of feeling or taste after taking oxaliplatin treatment, if you are taking 5-fluorouracil.
- Take precautions as oxaliplatin may reduce the ability of your body fight infections.
- Avoid situations that may put you at risk of bleeding as oxaliplatin can reduce clot forming cells in your body.
- Take necessary precaution as oxaliplatin can make you more sensitive to cold, which can cause numbness, tingling, and muscle spasms.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as oxaliplatin can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and other neurologic symptoms.
Megaplat Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Megaplat 100 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.
Megaplat 100 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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Megaplat 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megaplat 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Megaplat 100 mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Megaplat 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megaplat 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Megaplat 100 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Megaplat Injection
Q. Is Megaplat highly emetogenic, ototoxic (hearing loss), cause hair loss, infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity?
Megaplat is highly emetogenic, can cause hair loss, temporary infertility, diarrhea, neuropathy, cold sensitivity. Megaplat is not ototoxic
Q. Is Megaplat a vesicant, chemo drug, alkylating agent?
Megaplat is a vesicant, chemotherapeutic drug. Megaplat is not an alkylating agent it is a platinum containing antineoplastic agent
Q. How is Megaplat administered?
Megaplat is administered as intravenous infusion or bolus injection.
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