Uniplatin 10 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Uniplatin Injection
Uniplatin 10 mg Injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and testicular cancer.
Uniplatin Injection side effects
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 Uniplatin Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Uniplatin Injection works
Uniplatin 10 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.
Uniplatin Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Uniplatin 10 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
Uniplatin 10 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Uniplatin 10 mg Injection may cause side effects such as feeling sleepy and/or vomiting which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Uniplatin 10 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Uniplatin 10 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Uniplatin 10 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Uniplatin 10 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Uniplatin 10 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Uniplatin Injection?
If you miss a dose of Uniplatin 10 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Uniplatin

Could you please suggest if cervical cancer vaccination helps at age of 32 ?And which is best medicine for it ??
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
It's a vaccine against HPV infection that causes 60-70% of cervical cancer. Ideally should be taken between 9 to 26 years. You can take it. How much it will be effective at this age is still under research
She is aged 60 yrs n menapuase 8 yrs back. But noe again started bleeding Visisted doctor n found some rounded mass in uterus Facing loose motions from. Last two days n pain in stomach n lower back Plz guide us we are in tension Reports are attached herewith
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
It's best to get it investigated by a Gynaecologist for endometrial and cervical cancer. That is most likely cause at that age
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FAQs

Q. Is Uniplatin polar?
Uniplatin is a polar molecule
Q. Is Uniplatin light sensitive?
Yes, Uniplatin is light sensitive and must be stored properly.
Q. Is Uniplatin a radiosensitizer or vesicant?
Uniplatin 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 Uniplatin cause hair loss, weight gain, infertility, neuropathy, hearing loss or hiccups?
Uniplatin 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 14th Aug 2018.
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