Were you looking for information about Cisplatin? Sisplatin is a common misspelling of cisplatin.
A healthcare provider may prescribe cisplatin to treat testicular, ovarian, or bladder cancer. This chemotherapy drug works to kill cells (including cancer and normal cells) by causing abnormal linkages in DNA. It comes in the form of an injection, which is administered intravenously (by IV) by your healthcare provider every three or four weeks. Side effects can include hearing loss, vomiting, and kidney damage.
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