Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

Brand Name Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection
Salt Composition Carboplatin (150mg)
Strength 150mg
Product Form Injection
Pack 15 ml in 1 vial
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Anti-Cancer
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Manufacturer/Marketer Addresssun pharmaceutical industries ltd/90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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    Medical Description of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

    Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection contains Carboplatin 150mg used to treat ovarian and small cell lung cancer in adults and it is also used to treat brain tumors in children. It works by inhibiting the growth of cancer cells.

    It is used alone or with other combinations as chemotherapy.


    Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following conditions ovarian cancer, small cell lung cancer, and brain tumor.  


    Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection Benefits

    Ovarian cancer

    It is a type of cancer that occurs in an ovary a female reproductive system that produces women’s eggs and female hormones. The exact is not clear but if you have a history of ovarian cancer in your family. Symptoms include abdominal bloating, weight loss, discomfort in the pelvic area, fatigue, back pain, constipation, and frequent urination. This medicine helps to inhibit the multiplication of cancer cells.

    Small cell lung cancer

    It is fast-growing cancer that occurs in the tissue of the lung and spreads to other parts of the body. The cause for this cancer is tobacco smoking. Symptoms include bloody mucus, shortness of breath, chest pain, loss of appetite, fatigue, weight loss, and facial swelling.

    Brain tumors

    It is the growth of abnormal cells in your brain. It is caused by genetics, immune system abnormalities, and exposure to UV rays. Symptoms include headache, nausea, vomiting, loss of sensation, speech difficulties, fatigue, confusion, seizures, and hearing problems.


    Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection Indication

    The Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection is prescribed in the following indications as ovarian cancer, small cell lung cancer, and brain tumor.  


    Mechanism of action of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

    Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection contains Carboplatin 150mg is an anti-cancer medication, platinum coordination compound. It produces its action by covalently binding to the DNA cross-linking and interference with the function of DNA and causing apoptosis


    How Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection works

    Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection contains Carboplatin 150mg is an anti-cancer medication, platinum coordination compound. It produces its action by damaging the DNA of the abnormal cells which inhibit the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.


    Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Carboplatin
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine in patients with severe myelosuppression, bleeding, renal dysfunction, pregnancy, and lactation


    Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection Side Effects

    • Leukopenia
    • Neutropenia
    • Nausea, vomiting
    • Anemia
    • Thrombocytopenia
    • Hair loss
    • Increased liver enzymes
    • Dehydration
    • Peripheral neuropathy


    FAQs for Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

    • Is Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection safe?

    Yes, the use of this medicine is considered safe if you have taken the medicine as per the dose and duration advised by the doctor.

    • Can I stop using the Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?

    You should not withdraw the medicine immediately, you should taper the dose to avoid rebound effects.

    • Does Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection cause hair loss?

    Yes, one of the common side effects of this medicine is hair loss. This will get treated once you stop the treatment.


    Precautions and general warning of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

    Alcohol

    It is not clear that consuming alcohol is safe while you are receiving this medicine. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is considered unsafe to drive while you are receiving this medicine it may affect your ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during pregnancy because it may produce any harmful effects. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Breast Feeding

    The use of this medicine is considered unsafe during breastfeeding because it may produce any harmful effects. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Kidney Problem

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients who are having a renal impairment. Adjust the dose as per the requirement. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in patients who are with hepatic impairment. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

    Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection comes in a liquid solution as an intravenous. It is injected by a health care professional in doctor clinics, hospitals. Use the injection as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine when you feel better kindly consult together with your doctor.


    Use of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the medicine is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection in children

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in children. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection in Elderly Patients

    Oncocarbin-AQ 150mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with renal impairment, hearing impairment, neuropathy, neuromuscular diseases
    • It is less nephrotoxic than cisplatin
    • The use of this medicine may cause ototoxicity
    • The use of this medicine are at increased risk for developing bone marrow suppression
    • Vomiting is a frequent adverse effect and is dose-related


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You are not responding to the treatment
    • You have experienced any allergic reaction like rashes and itching
    • You have a receiving any concomitant medication and disease
    • You develop shortness of breath


    General instructions

    Carboplatin 150mg is used to treat ovarian cancer, small cell lung cancer, and brain tumor. It produces its action by damaging the DNA of the abnormal cells which inhibit the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.


    Drug Interaction of Oncocarbin AQ 150mg Injection

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Tofacitinib

    Use alternative drug because the combination of this medicine either increase the toxicity of the other by immunosuppressive effect and it also increases the risk for developing an infection.

    Palifermin

    Use alternative drugs because the use of palifermin increases the toxicity of the carboplatin by increasing the severity and duration of oral mucositis

    Amikacin

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine increases the nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity

    Dichlorphenamide

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the combination of this medicine decreases the serum potassium

    Peramivir

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of carboplatin increases the effect of peramivir by decreasing its renal clearance.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    No data available kindly consult with your doctor

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Infections

    The use of this medicine is contraindicated in patients who are having infectious diseases because of their cytotoxic effect their induce myelosuppression.

    Myelosuppression

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with bone marrow suppression because the use of this medicine induces dose-related myelosuppression, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and anemia

    Bleeding disorders

    It is contraindicated to use this medicine in patients with bleeding because it may cause severe myelosuppression and dose-dependent thrombocytopenia

    Renal dysfunction

    Therapy should be administered with caution in patients with renal function because the use of this medicine decreases the creatinine clearance to less than 60ml/min.


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital.


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 30°C at room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    • Carboplatin 150mg is an anti-cancer medication, an alkylating agent
    • It is used to treat ovarian cancer, small cell lung cancer, and brain tumor.
    • Do not withdraw the medicine without consulting with a doctor
    • Kindly avoid pregnancy while you are receiving this medicine
    • Kindly consult with your doctor if you have experienced shortness of breath, chest pain, loss of appetite, and dark urine while you are receiving this medicine