What is Cisplatin?
Cisplatin Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Cancer Of Ovary, Testis Cancer, Head And Neck Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Lung Cancer and other conditions.
Cisplatin Injection contains Cisplatin as an active ingredient.
Cisplatin Injection works by inhibiting the growth of cancerous cells.
Detailed information related to Cisplatin Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Cisplatin Injection Uses
Cisplatin Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Cancer Of Ovary
· Testis Cancer
· Head And Neck Cancer
· Bladder Cancer
· Cervical Cancer
· Lung Cancer
Cisplatin Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Cisplatin Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Inhibiting the growth of cancerous cells.
Cisplatin Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Cisplatin Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Cisplatin (1Mg/Ml)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Cisplatin Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cisplatin Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Accelerated Heartbeat
· Reduction In Blood Platelets
· Feeling Of Sickness
· Reduction In Rbcs
· Difficulty In Breathing
Cisplatin Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid receiving any vaccine
· Be careful if shock like state occurs during IV infusion
· Be careful if you are on cancer, infection, recurrent fits of gout medicines
· Consult doctor if you have nervous disorder
· Do not drive or operate machinery
· Regularly undergo hearing test prior to treatment