Carboplatin Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Carboplatin?

You should avoid carboplatin if you:
 
  • Are allergic to carboplatin, any other platinum drugs, or any of the inactive components used to make this medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have significant bleeding or severe bone marrow depression. Your blood counts must "recover" before starting or continuing with this medication.
     

Final Thoughts on Warnings and Precautions

There are a number of situations in which this drug should not be taken, as well as several safety issues people should be aware of before starting treatment. However, it is possible that not all of the carboplatin warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific issues that may apply to you.
 
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