Paraplatin 450mg Injection

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Composition for Paraplatin 450mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Paraplatin Injection

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Uses of Paraplatin Injection

Paraplatin 450mg Injection is used in the treatment of Ovarian cancer and Small cell lung cancer.
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Side effects of Paraplatin Injection

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

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How to use Paraplatin Injection

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

How Paraplatin Injection works

Paraplatin 450mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Paraplatin Injection

Expert advice for Paraplatin Injection

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Paraplatin 450mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Paraplatin 450mg 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.
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Lactation
Paraplatin 450mg Injection is probably safe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Paraplatin 450mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Parapla
tin 450mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Paraplatin 450mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Carboplatin

No, Paraplatin is not a cell cycle specific anticancer medication
Yes Paraplatin 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
Yes Paraplatin 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 Paraplatin may cause leukemia if it is used for a long duration.
Yes, Paraplatin is a generic platinum-based compound
No Paraplatin is not cardio-toxic/ anthracycline/vesicant
It is used to treat advanced stage breast cancer
No Paraplatin is not available in pill form
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