Karplat 450 MG Injection
Karplat 450 MG Injection is an anti-cancer agent that interferes and slows down the growth of cancer cells. It prevents the cancer cells from spreading in the body. It is used in the process of chemotherapy for many cancers including ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, brain cancer, and neuroblastoma.
The side effects include hypersensitivity, anorexia, tumor, dehydration, hypersensitivity, hypotension, etc. It is advised that women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug.
You are advised not to take this medication if you:
- Suffer from a liver disease
- Take other medicines like clozapine, vancomycin, atorvastatin, or live vaccines
- Suffer from a kidney disease
- Have allergic reactions to Karplat 450 MG Injection
- Have a weak immune system
- Are breastfeeding a baby
- Have received carboplatin in the past
Close monitoring of blood cells counts and kidney function is important, so every dosage should be taken under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is given in multiple cycles. It is important to receive the every scheduled dose on time and in the correct prescribed amount.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
The medication can treat the below provided problem:
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 4 hours after intravenous injection.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Karplat 450 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?It is advised not to miss any dose. If you missed any dose, you should contact your doctor immediately.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine is a platinum-containing compound. It works by stopping the growth of cancer cells by inhibiting DNA synthesis. This is achieved by producing intrastrand and interstrand cross-links in DNA.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseDo not use this medication if you suffer from bleeding tumors, renal impairment, etc.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis drug interacts with phenytoin, fosphenytoin, ciclosporin, etc.
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