cytoplatin 50 mg Injection is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of ovarian, cervical, and testicular cancers. It works by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells in the body.
cytoplatin 50 mg Injection is give as an injection into veins by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treat for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
some common side effects
Injection site reaction (pain, swelling, redness), nausea, and vomiting are some common side effects of this medicine. Hearing problems or ear damage is a serious side effect of this medicine, hence your doctor might get a hearing test both before and during treatment with this medicine. It may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and kidney function.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor if you have or had kidney disease as the medicine affects the functioning of the kidney. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It may cause infertility in men, hence they should seek medical advice about sperm freezing before beginning treatment.
USES OF CYTOPLATIN INJECTION
BENEFITS OF CYTOPLATIN INJECTION
In Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer is a cancer that begins in the female organs that produce eggs (ovaries). This type of cancer is usually detected very late and can be fatal too. It usually spreads to the pelvis and stomach. Cytoplatin 50 mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective medicine but has some side effects that may be bothersome. So, you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Cervical cancer
Cytoplatin 50 mg Injection is an anti-cancer medicine that is used to kill cancerous cells in cervical cancer, a cancer that develops in the cervix of a female. The affected female may have symptoms such as abnormal bleeding, foul smelling vaginal discharge, lower back pain, or may even have no symptoms at all. It has a lot of side effects and you must discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before starting treatment with this medicine. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Testicular cancer
Testicular cancer is the cancer in the male organs called testicles, that make male hormones and sperm. The testicles are located inside a loose bag of skin (scrotum) underneath the penis. Cytoplatin 50mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells in men. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CYTOPLATIN INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Cytoplatin
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Increased risk of infection
- Ear disorder
- 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 CYTOPLATIN INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
HOW CYTOPLATIN INJECTION WORKS
Cytoplatin 50 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.
|Treatment||Lung cancer, Ovarian cancer, Cervical cancer|
|Pack Size||1 Vial/s, 3 Vial/s, 6 Vial/s|