Cisplatin

 Cisplatin

 

General English name: Cisplatin

Brand: Platinol-AQ

Application: Cancer

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of cisplatin

Cisplatin Drug Information

Dosage and method of taking cisplatin

Contraindications to cisplatin

Consumption of cisplatin during pregnancy and lactation

Impact of cisplatin on driving and working with machines

Cisplatin drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking cisplatin

Side effects of cisplatin

Excessive use of cisplatin (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of cisplatin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of cisplatin

Injectable solution

 

 Cisplatin Drug Information

Cisplatin is used to treat a variety of cancers. It is a chemotherapy drug that contains platinum. Cisplatin is used alone or in combination with other drugs to reduce the growth of cancer cells.

 

Dosage and method of taking cisplatin

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with cisplatin. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dose and amount of medicine varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. This medicine is injected intravenously under the supervision of a doctor.

The course of treatment with cisplatin is done once every 3-4 weeks.

If this medicine gets on your skin, wash your skin immediately with soap and water.

If you forget to take your dose on time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to cisplatin

Note the expiration date of cisplatin and do not take the medicine if it has expired.

Never give this medicine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with cisplatin, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Consumption of cisplatin during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

Impact of cisplatin on driving and working with machines

Cisplatin may cause vision loss in some people, make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

Cisplatin drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with this drug include: aminoglycoside antibiotics (eg gentamicin, neomycin), amphotericin B, anticonvulsant drugs (eg phenytoin), some diuretics (eg furosemide, butanide) , Nalidixic acid, pyridoxine (if used concomitantly with altretamine and cisplatin).

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking cisplatin

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking cisplatin:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If your blood calcium level is low.
  • If you have kidney problems.
  • If you have decreased bone marrow function or blood cell disorders (such as anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia).
  • If you have hearing problems.
  • If the balance of minerals (low levels of sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphate in the blood) in your body is disturbed.
  • If you have baldness, baldness, skin irritation of hands and feet.
  • If you have kidney stones or gout.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.

 

Side effects of cisplatin

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

hair loss

Decreased vision (temporary)

nausea and vomiting

Loss of appetite

Diarrhea

Decreased taste

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of cisplatin.

 

Excessive use of cisplatin (drug poisoning)

Do not take more cisplatin than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of cisplatin

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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