CARBOPLATIN 450MG INJECTION (CARBOTERO)

CARBOPLATIN 450MG INJECTION (CARBOTERO)

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MEDICINE DETAILS

Brand Name: Carbotero

Generic Name: Carboplatin

Manufacturer: Hetero Drugs Ltd.

Dosage Form: Injection.

Strength:  450mg / 450ml

Composition:  Carboplatin

Packaging Size:  1 vial

Indication: Ovarian, bladder, lung, head and neck, bone marrow, breast cancer.

Storage Condition:  Store in a cool and dry place.

CARBOTERO 450mg injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer and small-cell lung cancer. This injection contains some anti-cancer agents which are useful in the treatment of cancer in the female reproductive system. It is platinum-based chemotherapy used to treat cancer.

It is also used to treat certain cancers ( lung, head, neck, bladder, breast, endometrial, esophageal, and cervical). Taking it in the wrong way may cause severe side effects. Please consult your doctor while taking this injection.

USAGE OF CARBOTERO

It is an anti-cancer agent that slows down the growth of cancer cells. It prevents the cancer cells from spreading in the body. It is advisable to consult an oncologist before taking this medicine.

Use and effect may vary from person to person. It may also be used as a preparation for a bone marrow transplant.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE OF CARBOTERO

  • It is advised not to miss any dose, if you miss any dose immediately contact your doctor
  • Emergency medical treatment is required or contact your doctor in case of an overdose
  • The injection is given in veins under the supervision of your doctor.

CAUTIONARY LABELS

  • USAGE DOES NOT DEPEND ON FOOD TIMINGS
  • MAY CAUSE SLEEPINESS
  • DO NOT DRIVE
  • TO BE TAKEN AS INSTRUCTED BY THE DOCTOR.
  • NOT SAFE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
  • MAY HARM KIDNEY
  • UNSAFE TO USE DURING BREASTFEEDING

SIDE EFFECT OF CARBOTERO

Most side effects do not require serious medication as it may disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine.

COMMON SIDE EFFECT 

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Body ache
  • Stomach ache
  • Temporary hair loss
  • Anemia
  • Low blood platelets
  • Fatigue
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Decreased white blood cell count
  • Stomatitis
  • Infections
  • Bleeding
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Fever
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Numbness in hand and feet
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rash.

NOTE:- IMMEDIATELY CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR IN CASE OF ANY SIDE EFFECTS.

PRECAUTIONS OF CARBOTERO

Inform your doctor and discuss your medical history with them. Follow the directions printed on the product. Some of the major precautions are listed below:-

  • Avoid contact with others who have infections.
  • Check with a doctor before receiving any vaccinations,
  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any kidney disorders.
  • Maintain good hydration.
  • Monitor kidney and liver function during treatment.
  • Not recommended for patients who are allergic to other platinum-containing compounds.
  • Not recommended for patients with a bleeding disorder.

WARNING FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE

  • PREGNANCY:- This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • BREASTFEEDING:- This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

GENERAL WARNINGS

  • Do Not take this medication if you suffer from kidney disease
  • Do Not take this medication if you suffer from liver disease
  • This medicine may cause hearing problem
  • This medicine may cause some serious allergic reactions
  • Monitoring of blood count is necessary
  • Chances of infections
  • Have a weak immune system
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