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Cisplatin (Cisplatin) Drug Price and Information

Cisplatin is a platinum-based chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian cancer, bladder cancer and metastatic testicular tumors either alone or with other medications.  It stops cancer cell growth.

Cisplatin

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Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Cisplatin
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    Drug information on Cisplatin (Cisplatin) from Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Cisplatin

    Cisplatin(Platinol) generic Cisplatin is a platinum-based chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian cancer, bladder cancer and metastatic testicular tumors either alone or with other medications. It stops cancer cell growth.
    More Info about Cisplatin

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    Medical condition(s) for which Cisplatin may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: IV- Metastatic ovarian cancer As monotherapy: 100 mg/m2 per cycle, given as a single dose once every 4 week.
    For combination therapy with cyclophosphamide: 75-100 mg/m2 on day 1 of every 4-week cycle. Metastatic testicular tumors 20 mg/m2/day for 5 days per cycle. Advanced bladder cancer 50-70 mg/m2 per cycle once every 3-4 week.

    Side effects of Cisplatin

    Toxic effects : Nephrotoxicity (kidney damage) and ototoxicity (ear damage).

    Severe effects : Stroke, heart attack, electrolyte disturbances and allergic reactions.

    Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting.

    ENT : Ringing in the ear, loss of hearing and deafness.

    How to use Cisplatin?

    It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Cisplatin not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with hearing impairment, kidney impairment and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Cisplatin

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bone marrow suppression, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

    Monitor complete blood counts, ear and neurological functions regularly while taking this medication.

    Patients may develop with increased risk of nephrotoxicity (kidney damage with irritation), drink adequate fluids to prevent damage.

    Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.

    It may develop new type of cancer; if you have any doubt consult with your doctor regarding this.

    Other Precautions for Cisplatin

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Cisplatin

    This drug is used only under the supervision of physician.


    Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.



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