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Platicare Injection 10ml

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10ml Injection
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Platicare 1 MG Description

Platicare Injection is an anti-cancer medicine. It is used to treat various kinds of metastatic and advanced cancer (that spreads in the body) such as ovarian, testicular, bladder, small cell lung can...
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ContainsCisplatin(1.0 Mg)
UsesCancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, decreased sodium level, decreased blood count
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Platicare 1 MG

  • Testicular cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Small cell and non-small cell lung cancer
  • Cervical cancer

Contraindications of Platicare 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to cisplatin, platinum-containing products, or any other ingredient of Platicare Injection.
  • If you have pre-existing kidney disease or hearing disorder.
  • If you have suppressed bone marrow or decreased bone marrow activity.
  • If you are dehydrated.
  • If you have recently taken the yellow fever vaccine.
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Platicare 1 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Decreased sodium levels
  • Decreased blood level
  • Bone marrow failure
  • Infection
  • Altered heart rate and rhythm

Precautions and Warnings of Platicare 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Platicare Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Platicare Injection may cause harm to the unborn baby if used during pregnancy. Thus, this medicine should not be used during pregnancy unless advised by your doctor after assessing the risk and need.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Platicare Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Cisplatin in Platicare passes into the breast milk, thus it should not be used by a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Platicare Injection?
A:
If you experience dizziness or nausea after taking this Injection, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Platicare Injection?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on Platicare. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are using aluminium containing medicine, devices, or sets.
  • You have kidney disease or are on any other medicine that alters kidney function.
  • You experience or have any hearing, movement or vibration loss.
  • You are allergic to this medicine, or any other undesired side effects.
  • You have or had liver disease.
  • You have or had bone marrow failure.
  • You are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
  • You have low haemoglobin and low blood count.

Mode of Action of Platicare 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Cisplatin works by stopping the growth and multiplication of cancer cells. The growth and multiplication of cells take place through DNA, a genetic material. Cisplatin damages the DNA by binding it on...
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Directions for Use of Platicare 1 MG

  • Platicare Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self inject this Injection.

Interactions of Platicare 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Platicare Injection works, or Platicare itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other pain killers, blood thinners, anti-allergic, anti-seizure (fit) medicine, immunomodulatory medicine, and antibiotics.
  • If you are or have taken any live vaccine recently such as yellow fever.

Storage and disposal of Platicare 1 MG

  • Store Platicare Injection below 25°C.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Platicare 1 MG

Overdose

Your doctor or nurse will give this Injection so it is unlikely that you overdose on this medicine. Overdose of Platicare Injection may cause kidney or liver damage, hearing loss, vision loss, nausea,...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse as to when Platicare Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Platicare Injection?

A: Platicare is an anti-cancer medicine used to treat various types of cancers. It is used to treat advanced and metastatic (spreading) cancer such as bladder, ovarian, cervical, testicular, etc.

Q: Can Platicare cause harm to my kidney?

A: Yes, neprotoxicity is a common side effect of Platicare Injection. It is advised to stay hydrated while on this medicine. Talk to your doctor for more information.
Product Details
Brand
PLATICARE
Expires on or After
29/09/2022

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