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Cisplatin is a platinum-based chemotherapy drug used to treat various types of cancers. It works by either stopping or reducing the cancerous growth.
Cisplatin is popularly known as Abiplatin, Briplatin, Cisplatyl, Cytoplatin, Oncoplatin- AQ, Platicis, Platikem, Platin, Praticis, Platinex, Platinol, Platosin, Sinplatin, Unistin.
Cisplatin is prescribed to treat breast cancer, head and neck cancer, esophageal cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and brain tumor.
Cisplatin is administered slowly as an intravenous infusion. The injection is usually given once for every 3 or 4 weeks. The dose is determined based on the patient’s body surface area (BSA), disease response, and unacceptable toxicity.
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