Cisplatin

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking cisplatin if you have:
 
  • Any infection
  • A hearing impairment
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Any bleeding
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Cisplatin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Overdose Information

An overdose with this medication can be rather dangerous. However, it is unlikely (although not impossible) for a person to overdose on this medication, as it is administered by a healthcare provider.
 
(Click Cisplatin Overdose for more information.)
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you miss a dose of cisplatin, contact your healthcare provider to set up an appointment for your dose as soon as possible.
 

Can I Buy Generic Cisplatin?

Currently, this medication is available in generic form.
 
(Click Generic Cisplatin for more information.)
 
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