Neoplatin review

Neoplatin is a chemotherapy medication used to treat various cancers including sarcomas, carcinomas, germ cell tumors and lymphomas. Neoplatin is distributed in the United States under the brand names Platinol and Platinol-AQ

Dosage and length of treatment are dependent on the type of cancer and the response of the patient to the chemotherapy. This medication is given through infusion with a fine tube inserted into the vein at the back of the hand or near the collarbone. The process can last eight hours or more and is only done in a hospital.

Some patients may experience minor side effects while others experience serious side effects. The most common side effect is wamble or sickness, usually occurring a few hours after the medication has been given. When this happens, your healthcare professional will prescribe anti-sickness medicines. Some patients may feel numbness in the hands or feet but this will disappear a few months after treatment. The medication may affect your hearing and taste sensation.

There are cases in which the medication affects the kidney and may cause permanent damage if not immediately attended to by a healthcare professional. Your healthcare professional will likely conduct blood tests prior to each treatment to determine if it is safe to continue with the medication. Patients will be given fluid intravenously to ensure that their kidneys are functioning properly.

Neoplatin reduces the patient's immune system, making the body prone to infections because it decreases the production capability of the bone marrow in producing white blood cells. The medication can also cause Anemia, which makes the patient tired and weak.

If you notice something unusual while undergoing treatment, inform your healthcare professional immediately.

Before undergoing treatment or chemotherapy sessions, tell your healthcare professional about all the medicaments you are taking. This includes prescribed and non-prescribed medicaments to help your healthcare professional determine if you are taking medicaments that might interact with Neoplatin and cause complications or harm your health.

Something to consider before taking Neoplatin is fertility since this medication affects the fertility of both men and women. Discuss with your healthcare professional the benefits and risks involved when using this medication.

While undergoing treatment, avoid becoming pregnant or fathering a child because this medication may cause harm to the baby. Use an effective birth control while undergoing treatment. Discuss your options with your healthcare professional to determine the best methods to use.

Make sure to follow your chemotherapy schedule as well as the laboratory tests and medical exams required. This will allow your healthcare professional to evaluate the progress of your treatment as well as to immediately identify any problems that may occur. It will also help your healthcare professional determine if there are any adjustments that need to be made to your present dose.

Neoplatin has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of neoplatin

• Molecular formula of neoplatin is Cl2H4N2Pt
• Molecular weight is 298.029 g/mol
Neoplatin available : 50ml injection, 100ml injection and 200ml injection

Generic name: Cisplatin

Brand name(s): Abiplatin, Biocisplatinum, Briplatin, Carboquone, Cismaplat, Cisplatine, Cisplatyl, Citoplationo, Lederplatin, Plastin, Platamine, Platiblastin, Platidiam, Platinex, Platinol, Platinoxan, Randa

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