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Platinex 50mg Infusion


Overview

Introduction

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

Platinex 50mg Infusion is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. It is taken in a dose as recommended by the doctor. You should continue to take it as long as your doctor advises for it. The duration of treatment varies according to your need and response to treatment. You must undergo hearing test before taking Platinex 50mg Infusion. Remember to inform doctor if you are taking any other medicines as some of them may not be safe when taken with Platinex 50mg Infusion. Inform doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

You should not drive or operate machinery as Platinex 50mg Infusion may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting. It may also cause hair loss, infertility, and hearing loss.

Side effects of Platinex 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 Platinex Infusion

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

How Platinex Infusion works

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

What if you forget to take Platinex Infusion?

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

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Quick Tips

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

Patient Concerns

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My mother dignosis with stage4 ovarian cancer, 1st done on 24th of may 16, I need a alternative medicine parallelly
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
I would like to recommend you that please continue your treatment as advice by your doctor.
ovarian cancer stage 3 c surgery done chemotheraphy done
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
C?se has to be seen in person before starting the treatment
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FAQs

Q. Is Platinex polar?

Platinex is a polar molecule

Q. Is Platinex light sensitive?

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

Q. Is Platinex a radiosensitizer or vesicant?

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

Platinex 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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KHANDELWAL LABORATORIES PVT. LTD, 79/87 D.LADPATH, MUMBAI 400 033, INDIA
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