Kemocarb 450mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:38 am

Kemocarb 450mg Injection

Uses of Kemocarb 450mg Injection

Kemocarb 450mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Side effects of Kemocarb 450mg Injection

The most common side effects of Kemocarb 450mg Injection are – Dizziness, weakness, Ear infection, Hair Loss, Constipation, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Kemocarb 450mg Injection

Do not use Kemocarb 450mg Injection if you are allergic to – Carboplatin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Kemocarb 450mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Kemocarb 450mg Injection works

Kemocarb 450mg Injection contains – Carboplatin

Carboplatin may cross-link strands of cellular DNA and interfere with RNA transcription, causing an imbalance of growth that leads to cell death. Not specific to cell cycle.

Dosage of Kemocarb 450mg Injection

The dosage of Kemocarb 450mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Kemocarb 450mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Kemocarb 450mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- Bone marrow suppressants, including radiation therapy: May increase hematologic toxicity. Monitor CBC with differential closely.

Nephrotoxic drugs, especially aminoglycosides and amphotericin B: May enhance nephrotoxicity of carboplatin. Use together cautiously.

Phenytoin: May decrease phenytoin level. Monitor serum level and patient for decreased effectiveness.

Vaccines (live): May diminish vaccine's effect. Don't give live vaccines for 3 months after carboplatin.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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