Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion

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Composition for Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion

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100 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Oncoplatin AQ Infusion


Uses of Oncoplatin AQ Infusion

Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion is used in the treatment of lung cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and testicular cancer.

Side effects of Oncoplatin AQ Infusion


Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Anemia, Reduced blood platelets, Diarrhoea, Increased liver enzymes, Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth).


How to use Oncoplatin AQ Infusion

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

How Oncoplatin AQ Infusion works

Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Oncoplatin AQ Infusion

Expert advice for Oncoplatin AQ Infusion

  • 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.
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Oncoplatin AQ Infusion related warnings
Special precautions for Oncoplatin AQ Infusion
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Oncoplatin AQ 50mg 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.
Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion is unsafe to use during lactatio
n. 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.

Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting which could affect your ability to drive.
Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patie
nts with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oncoplatin AQ 50mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cisplatin, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Oncoplatin AQ Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Cisplatin

Oncoplatin aq is a polar molecule
Yes, Oncoplatin aq is light sensitive and must be stored properly.
Oncoplatin aq 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
Oncoplatin aq 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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