Platikem

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Platikem Products

Platikem Products are primarily used for

About Platikem Products

Uses of Platikem Products

Cisplatin is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and testicular cancer.

Platikem Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Platikem are Nausea, Vomiting, Kidney damage, Ear disorder, Ringing in ear, Hearing loss, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Increased risk of infection, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Renal impairment.

How Platikem Products work

Cisplatin 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.

Patient Concerns about Platikem Products

Frequently asked questions about Platikem Products

Frequently asked questions about Cisplatin

Q. Is Platikem 50mg Infusion an anticancer medicine?
Yes, Platikem 50mg Infusion is an anticancer medicine that is used for the treatment of ovarian, cervical, and testicular cancer.
Q. How will you know that Platikem 50mg Infusion is working?
Keep taking this medicine exactly as directed until your doctor tells you to stop. Regular scans will reveal whether your tumor is responding to the treatment. Your doctor will determine when those scans should be scheduled.
Q. Are there any serious side effects of Platikem 50mg Infusion?
You need to seek medical help immediately if you notice severe allergic reactions like rashes, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, change in heartbeats, uncontrollable nausea and vomiting, reduced urination, swelling of feet or lower legs, pain in the lower back or side, muscle cramps, paralysis or numbness of the face, arm or leg and unusual bleeding such as bleeding gum, blood in urine or stools.
Q. Does Platikem 50mg Infusion cause hair loss?
Yes, while taking this medicine, your hair may become brittle and break. You may also experience patchy hair loss or thinning. These conditions tend to resolve once treatment is stopped. Be gentle when brushing and washing hair to manage hair loss.
Q. Are there any precautions for tingling sensation and numbness in my arms and legs?
This medicine causes tingling, numbness, pain, or burning sensation in your arms or legs. Be careful when moving around, as the numbness may make it harder to walk, feel your hands or feet, or increase your risk of falls. Talk to your doctor if you feel these symptoms. You may need to change your dose or schedule.
Q. I have noticed some changes in my skin after taking Platikem 50mg Infusion? What should I do?
Use a moisturizer to get relief from rashes, dry and itchy skin. Avoid direct sunlight, wear protective clothing, and use sunscreen with (SPF more than 15) whenever you step outdoors. Do not go swimming if you have a rash because the chlorine in the water can make it worse. Avoid hot water bath and wear loose and cotton fabric clothes. Your skin will tend to become better once treatment is stopped.
Q. I am experiencing nausea and vomiting. Is this due to Platikem 50mg Infusion?
Nausea and vomiting are some of the common side-effects of this medicine. Your doctor might prescribe you medications to prevent you from feeling sick. Your symptoms will be better managed if you take your medication regularly to prevent sickness rather than use it only when sickness occurs. Along with that, eat smaller, more frequent meals to reduce the feeling of nausea. Avoid food that is salty, spicy, fried, or fatty, and drink plenty of water.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Platikem 50mg Infusion?
Avoid alcohol while on treatment with this medicine. This is because side effects like dizziness and drowsiness might become worse.
Q. What precautions should I take to reduce the chances of getting infected during treatment with Platikem 50mg Infusion?
Since Platikem 50mg Infusion lowers the number of white blood cells and platelets in your blood, it puts you at risk of getting an infection or bleeding. In order to prevent, avoid people who have infections. Check with your doctor immediately if you think you may be getting an infection, or if you get a fever, chills, cough; be careful not to cut yourself when you are using sharp objects such as a razor or nail cutters, and use a toothbrush with soft bristles to prevent bleeding from gums.

Products for Platikem

Platikem 50mg Infusion
bottle of 100 ml Infusion
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
464.28
ADD TO CART
Platikem 20mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
197.45
ADD TO CART
Platikem 50mg Infusion
bottle of 50 ml Infusion
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
323.61
ADD TO CART
Platikem 10mg Injection
vial of 20 ml Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
MRP
187.75
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