Medicine : Cytocbarb (150mg)

Name:Cytocbarb (150mg)
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Carboplatin
Substitutes:womaplat (150mg) , unicarb (150mg) , ferboplat (150mg) , cytocbarb (150mg)

Generic ( Carboplatin )

Typical use Of Carboplatin :Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Head And Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Mechanism of action of Carboplatin :Carboplatin Work By Three Different Mechanisms: 1) Attachment Of Alkyl Groups To DNA Bases, Resulting In The DNA Being Fragmented By Repair Enzymes In Their Attempts To Replace The Alkylated Bases, Preventing DNA Synthesis And RNA Transcription From The Affected DNA. 2) DNA Damage Via The Formation Of Cross-links (bonds Between Atoms In The DNA) Which Prevents DNA From Being Separated For Synthesis Or Transcription. 3) The Induction Of Mispairing Of The Nucleotides Leading To Mutations.
Drug Interaction of Carboplatin :Carboplatin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Podophyllum. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Carboplatin :Nephrotoxicity, Hepatotoxicity, GI Bleeding, Ototoxicity, Blood Dyscrasias, Peripheral Neuropathy, Vomiting, Alopecia, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Myalgia, Blurred Vision, Rashes, Malaise, Asthenia.


How Carboplatin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Carboplatin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Carboplatin

No Studies Found