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Cytoplatin 10mg Injection (Cisplatin)

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Buy Cytoplatin 10mg Injection (Cisplatin), Cisplatin is used alone or in combination with other anti-cancer drugs for the treatment of cancers of testes, ovary, urinary bladder, head and neck lung and cervix, which are spread locally or to organs away from the site of origin.
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Cytoplatin 10mg Injection (Cisplatin)

Uses

 

Cisplatin is used alone or in combination with other anti-cancer drugs for the treatment of cancers of testes, ovary, urinary bladder, head and neck lung and cervix, which are spread locally or to organs away from the site of origin.

 

How it works

 

Cisplatin belongs to a class of medicines called cytostatics. It prevents DNA synthesis in cancerous cells, thereby affecting overall function of the cell and causing cell death.

 

Common side effects

arrhythmia, accelerated heartbeat, reduction in blood platelets, nausea, as well as reduction in red blood cells, difficulty in breathing, vomiting, lung infection and respiratory failure., sepsis, which increases the risk of bruising and bleeding, increase in uric acid levels in the blood, reduced level of sodium, loss of appetite, diarrhea, Suppression of the bone marrow characterized by a severe decrease of white blood cells, fever, inflammation of a vein at injection site, which makes infections more likely, including slow heartbeat, which can make the skin pale and cause weakness or breathlessness

Expert advice

 

  • You must undergo hearing test prior to each treatment with cisplatin.
  • 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.

 

Frequently asked questions

Cisplatin

 

Q. Is cisplatin safe to take during pregnancy?
Cisplatin may harm the baby. The drug should only be given if there is no other alternative drug. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
 
Q. Is cisplatin safe to take during breastfeeding?
Cisplatin is not safe for the baby and should not be used by women who are breastfeeding.
 
Q. Is cisplatin a radiosensitizer or vesicant? Is cisplatin polar?
Cisplatin 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. Cisplatin is a polar molecule.
 
Q. Does cisplatin cause hair loss, weight gain, infertility, neuropathy, hearing loss or hiccups?
Cisplatin can cause hair loss, infertility, hearing loss, neuropathy, hair loss and hiccups. However it is not reported to cause weight gain.
 
Q. Is cisplatin light sensitive?
Yes, cisplatin is light sensitive and must be stored properly.
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