Carboplatin Injection

  • Carboplatin injection BP 150mg
  • Carboplatin injection BP 150mg
  • Carboplatin injection BP 150mg
  • Carboplatin injection BP 150mg
  • Carboplatin injection BP 150mg
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What is Carboplatin Injection?

Carboplatin is used in the treatment of some types of lung, Metastatic cancer and ovarian cancer. Carboplatin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat cancer of the ovaries (cancer that begins in the female reproductive organs where eggs are formed) that has spread to other parts of the body, not improved, or that has worsened after treatment with other medications or radiation therapy. Carboplatin is in a class of medications known as platinum-containing compounds. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells.Carboplatin Injection – Taj Ando Pharmaceuticals, South Africa | Carboplatin is used in the treatment of some types of lung, Metastatic cancer and ovarian cancer. Carboplatin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat cancer of the ovaries (cancer that begins in the female reproductive organs where eggs are formed) that has spread to other parts of the body, not improved, or that has worsened after treatment with other medications or radiation therapy. Carboplatin is in a class of medications known as platinum-containing compounds. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells.
Carboplatin Injection – Taj Ando Pharmaceuticals, South Africa | Carboplatin is used in the treatment of some types of lung, Metastatic cancer and ovarian cancer. Carboplatin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat cancer of the ovaries (cancer that begins in the female reproductive organs where eggs are formed) that has spread to other parts of the body, not improved, or that has worsened after treatment with other medications or radiation therapy. Carboplatin is in a class of medications known as platinum-containing compounds. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells.
Carboplatin Injection – Taj Ando Pharmaceuticals, South Africa | Carboplatin is used in the treatment of some types of lung, Metastatic cancer and ovarian cancer. Carboplatin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat cancer of the ovaries (cancer that begins in the female reproductive organs where eggs are formed) that has spread to other parts of the body, not improved, or that has worsened after treatment with other medications or radiation therapy. Carboplatin is in a class of medications known as platinum-containing compounds. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells.

Carboplatin injection comes as a solution (liquid) to be injected over at least 15 minutes intravenously (into a vein) by a doctor or nurse in a medical facility. It is usually given once every 4 weeks.

Other uses for this medicine

Carboplatin is also sometimes used to treat

  • lung, bladder, breast, and endometrial cancer;
  • head and neck cancer;
  • cancer of the cervix and testicles:
  • Wilms’ tumor (a type of kidney cancer that occurs in children);
  • certain types of brain tumors;
  • neuroblastoma (a cancer that begins in nerve cells and occurs mainly in children);
  • retinoblastoma (cancer in the eye).

Talk to your doctor about the risks of using this medication for your condition.

Carboplatin may cause side effects.

Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • sores in the mouth and throat
  • pain, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet
  • pain, itching, redness, swelling, blisters, or sores in the place where the medication was injected
  • hair loss
  • pain
  • weakness
  • loss in ability to taste food

Some side effects can be serious.

If you experience any of these symptoms , call your doctor immediately:

  • pale skin
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • fainting
  • dizziness
  • sudden changes in vision, including color vision
  • decreased urination
  • swelling of the face, arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • shortness of breath with everyday activity or when lying flat
  • ringing in ears and difficulty hearing