CISTERO

Mfd. by :- Hetero (Fulfilled By : Magicine Pharma)

Cistero

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Magicine Pharma is registered with the Government Of NCT, India, Ministry Of Health in Government of Delhi, India, registration number DL-RAJ-122372 and as a wholesale distributor, department file No. 44208.

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Medicine details

Brand name - Cistero
Generic name - Cisplatin
Salt composition - Cisplatin
Manufacturer - Hetero
Dosage form - Injection
Packaging - Vial
Indication - Ovarian cancer, Cervical cancer, Testicular cancer
Storage - Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Strength - 10 mg, 50 mg
Prescription required - Yes

Description

Cistero (Cisplatin) Injection is a medication that is used in the treatment of Metastatic testicular tumors, Metastatic ovarian tumors, Advanced bladder cancer, and other related conditions. The active ingredient of Cistero is Cisplatin. Cisplatin is an antineoplastic (in the class of alkylating agents). It is a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of testicular, ovarian, bladder, head and neck, lung, cervical cancer, and other types of cancer.

Pharmacodynamics

Cisplatin is used to treat certain forms of cancer. Alkylating agents have the ability to add alkyl groups to many electronegative groups under conditions present in cells. They can stop tumor growth by cross-linking guanine bases in DNA double-helix strands - directly attacking DNA. This lets the strands unable to uncoil and separate. As this is necessary for DNA replication, the cells lose their ability to divide. In addition, such drugs then add methyl or other alkyl groups onto molecules. Alkylating agents are cell cycle-nonspecific. They work by three different mechanisms where each of them achieves the same result, which is the disruption of DNA function and cell death.

Contraindication

Do not take Cistero injection if you have a known allergy to any of its ingredients.

Alternate brands

  • Cisget 50mg injection

  • Ovyezar Plast 50mg Injection

Side effects

If any of the side effects (these or others) last long or make you feel unwell, be sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding the same.

  • Fever

  • Infection

  • Vomiting

  • Chills

  • Hearing loss

  • Skin rash

  • Back pain

  • Stomach pain

  • Swelling on face

  • Shortness of breath

  • Sudden shivering

Take the dose as per your healthcare provider’s prescription. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly, unless your doctor tells you. This injection is given under the strict supervision of a doctor. Do not self administer. This injection is given into the veins by a qualified healthcare provider.

Missed dose

In case you miss a dose, consult your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will suggest you the possible way to compensate for the same.

Overdose 

Overdose is a very unusual state for this medicine because this medicine is given under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

Warning and precautions

  1. Make sure to tell your healthcare provider if you have kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, or any other infection.

  2. During pregnancy, it is not safe to take this medicine as it can cause harm to the developing baby. Also, during breastfeeding, this medicine must not be used. Please make sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding the same.

  3. It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with this medicine or not. Kindly consult your healthcare provider for the same to get proper guidance.

  4. Take the dose as per your healthcare provider’s prescription. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly, unless your doctor tells you. This injection is given under the strict supervision of a doctor. Do not self administer.

Q1- What is Cistero Injection used for?
A- Cistero (Cisplatin) Injection is a medication that is used in the treatment of Metastatic testicular tumors, Metastatic ovarian tumors, Advanced bladder cancer, and other related conditions.
Q2- In what strength is it available?
A- Cistero (Cisplatin) Injection is available in the strength of 10 mg, 50 mg.
Q3- What are the side effects of this Injection?
A- There can be side effects of this injection such as fever, infection, vomiting, chills, and hearing loss. There can be other side effects also. If any of the side effects last long or make you feel unwell, be sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding the same.
Q4- How should I take Cistero Injection?
A- Take the dose as per your healthcare provider’s prescription. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly, unless your doctor tells you. This injection is given under the strict supervision of a doctor. Do not self administer. This injection is given into the veins by a qualified healthcare provider.
Q5- What is the storage condition?
A- Store Cistero at room temperature (10-30°C).
Q6- Is Cistero a habit-forming medicine?
A- No, Cistero is not a habit-forming medicine.
Q7- Is it safe to consume alcohol with this medicine?
A- It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with this medicine or not. Kindly consult your healthcare provider for the same to get proper guidance.
Q8- What is the active ingredient of Cistero?
A- The active ingredient of Cistero is Cisplatin. It is a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of testicular, ovarian, bladder, head and neck, lung, cervical cancer, and other types of cancer.
Q9- How long should I take this medicine?
A- Your healthcare provider will tell, as per your medical condition and requirements.
Q10- Is it safe to take this medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
A- During pregnancy, it is not safe to take this medicine as it can cause harm to the developing baby. Also, during breastfeeding, this medicine must not be used. Please make sure to consult your healthcare provider regarding the same

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