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Drug information on Cisteen (Cisplatin) from VHB Lifesciences Inc.


VHB Lifesciences Inc.
Generic : Cisplatin

Drug Name : Cisplatin

Cisplatin(Platinol) generic Cisteen 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.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cisteen may be prescribed

Side effects of Cisteen

   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.

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.

How to use Cisteen?

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

When is Cisteen not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Cisteen

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 Cisteen

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Cisteen

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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