Unicarb 150 Injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer and small cell lung cancer. It shows its working by stopping or slowing down the growth of cancer cells.
Unicarb 150 Injection is given as an injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it.
This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time.
You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects.
It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to. click here: unicarb
some common side effects
Nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and increased liver enzyme are some common side effects of this medicine. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections or bleeding.
Inform your doctor if you notice fever, sore throat, chills, unusual bleeding or bruising, and dark urine. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.
You must inform your doctor if you experience allergic reactions with injection such as skin rash, itching, and trouble breathing.
Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your healthcare team know all medications you are using.
This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.
USES OF UNICARB INJECTION
- Ovarian cancer
- Small cell lung cancer
BENEFITS OF UNICARB INJECTION
In Ovarian cancer
Unicarb 150 Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective medicine but has some side effects that may be bothersome.
So, you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Small cell lung cancer
Unicarb 150 Injection helps treat such types of cancer and may be given alone or in combination with other medicines.
It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
SIDE EFFECTS OF UNICARB INJECTION
Common side effects of Unicarb
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
- Low blood platelets
- Increased liver enzymes
- Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
- Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
- Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
HOW TO USE UNICARB INJECTION
HOW UNICARB INJECTION WORKS
Unicarb 150 Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Unicarb 150 Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE UNICARB INJECTION?
Q. Is Unicarb 150 Injection cell cycle specific?
Q. Is Unicarb 150 Injection FDA approved?
Q. Is it a platinum based drug?
Q. Does Unicarb 150 Injection cause neuropathy/ hearing loss/ hair loss/ weight gain/ constipation/ leukemia?
Please inform your doctor about any side-effect that you may observe on taking this drug. Infertility while on therapy may be caused as a side effect of this drug but it may be reverse after stopping the therapy. Yes 150 Injection may cause leukemia if it is used for a long duration.