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Carbopa 450mg Injection 45ml

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
45ml Injection in Vial
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Carbopa 450 MG Description

Carbopa Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It contains carboplatin as the active substance. Carbopa Injection is used to treat certain types of lung cancer and ovarian cancer. Carbopa Injection w...
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ContainsCarboplatin(450.0 Mg)
UsesLung and ovarian cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, visual disturbance
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Carbopa 450 MG

Carbopa Injection is used in the treatment of certain types of lung cancer and ovarian cancer.

Contraindications of Carbopa 450 MG

  • If you are allergic to carboplatin or to any of the ingredients of Carbopa Injection.
  • If you have had allergic reactions to similar platinum-containing medicines in the past.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have fewer blood cells than normal.
  • If you have a tumour that bleeds.
  • If you plan to receive a yellow fever vaccination or have just received one.

Side effects of Carbopa 450 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Visual disturbance

Precautions and Warnings of Carbopa 450 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Carbopa 450mg Injection 45ml during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Carbopa Injection during pregnancy and hence should not be used in pregnant women. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Carbopa 450mg Injection 45ml while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Carbopa Injection passes into human breast milk. Thus, this medicine should not be used in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Carbopa 450mg Injection 45ml?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Carbopa Injection on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Carbopa 450mg Injection 45ml?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Carbopa Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or there is a chance you may be pregnant.
  • You are breastfeeding.
  • You have kidney disease.
  • You are elderly (over 65 years old).
  • You have been treated with cisplatin or similar anti-cancer medicines in the past. If so, Carbopa Injection may cause abnormalities in your nervous system, such as pins and needles or hearing and visi...
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  • You have headaches, altered mental functioning, seizures and abnormal vision (from blurriness to vision loss).
  • You develop extreme tiredness and shortness of breath with decreased number of red blood cells (haemolytic anaemia), alone or combined with low platelet count, abnormal bruising (thrombocytopenia) and...
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  • You have a fever (temperature greater than or equal to 38°C) or chills, which could be signs of infection.

Mode of Action of Carbopa 450 MG

How Does It Work?

Carbopa Injection interacts with DNA (genetic material) and causes certain changes in the DNA. This results in problems in DNA synthesis leading to anti-cancer effects.

Directions for Use of Carbopa 450 MG

  • Carbopa Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Carbopa 450 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Carbopa Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines that can reduce the number of cells in your blood at the same time as Carbopa Injection.
  • Some antibiotics called aminoglycosides, vancomycin, capreomycin and water tablets (diuretics), if taken at the same time as this medicine, may increase the risk of kidney or hearing problems.
  • Live or live-attenuated vaccines (for yellow fever vaccine) should not be taken at the same time as Carbopa Injection.
  • Caution should be exercised when taking blood-thinning medicines like warfarin and other medicines which decrease the activity of the immune system (ciclosporin, tacrolimus and sirolimus).
  • Phenytoin and fosphenytoin (used to treat various types of convulsions and seizures) taken at the same time as this medicine may increase the risk of a seizure.

Storage and disposal of Carbopa 450 MG

  • Store Carbopa Injection in a cool and dry place. Protect from light. Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Carbopa 450 MG

Overdose

Carbopa Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Carbopa Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or nurse immedi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Carbopa Injection used for?

A: Carbopa Injection is used in the treatment of certain types of lung cancer and ovarian cancer.

Q: How will Carbopa Injection be given to me?

  • Carbopa Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
Product Details
Brand
CARBOPA
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/09/2022

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Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:39 PM (IST)

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