Unicarb 450mg Injection Description:
Unicarb 450mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
Unicarb 450mg Injection is used in the treatment of ovarian cancer and small cell lung cancer.
Nausea, Vomiting, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Fatigue, Low blood platelets, Increased liver enzymes, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Peripheral sensory neuropathy, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Unicarb cell cycle specific?
No, Unicarb is not a cell cycle specific anticancer medication
Is Unicarb FDA approved?
Yes Unicarb is an FDA approved drug
Is it a platinum based drug?
Yes carboplatin is a platinum based drug and is effectively used in combination with other drug
Does Unicarb cause neuropathy/ hearing loss/ hair loss/ weight gain/ constipation/ leukemia?
Yes Unicarb is known to cause side effects like neuropathy, hearing loss, hair loss, weight gain, and constipation. 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 Unicarb may cause leukemia if it is used for a long duration.
Is Unicarb a generic?
Yes, Unicarb is a generic platinum-based compound