What is Kemoplat (cisplatin)?
Kemoplat injection is a chemotherapy agent, which has a platinum base and is generally recommended for patients who are suffering from ovarian cancer, lymphomas, metastatic testicular tumors, germ cell tumours, small cell lung cancer, bladder cancer that have spread all over.
These platinum complexes then to release a vivo reaction, where in it binds and causes a crosslinking of DNA that activates the apoptosis which is a programmed death cell. In addition, it is used for the treatment of lung cancer. Few of its other common names are cis-diamminedichloroplatinum and cisplatinum. It came under the primary member of a class of anti-cancer drug that also has oxaliplatin and carboplatin present in it.
What is the appropriate dosage of Kemoplat (cisplatin)?
This drug generally is given in the injection form by injecting it into the vein.
What are the Warning & Precautions before taking Kemoplat (cisplatin)?
Vaccination must be avoided while taking this drug as it may tend to cause greater hazardous ill effect, hence should be only taken when directed by the doctor.
What are the side effects of Kemoplat (cisplatin)?
The severe side effects are of several kinds such as kidney damage, ear damage, heart attack, allergic reactions stroke, ringing in the ear vomiting, loss of appetite, electrolyte disturbances, and deafness, loss in hearing and sterility that means the inability to have children.
The less severe ones are decrease in the level of calcium, potassium and magnesium, nausea, bleeding risk due to low palate count, anemia, metallic taste of food, leg, feet and hand swelling.
How should Kemoplat (cisplatin) be stored?
Store it at Room Temperature
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