Active ingredients: cisplatin
What it is used for
Cisplatin injection may be used singularly or in combination with other chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of: - metastatic nonseminomatous germ cell carcinoma; advanced stage, refractory ovarian carcinoma; advanced stage, refractory bladder carcinoma; refractory squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store between 15-25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A clear, colourless to pale yellow solution, free of visible particulate matter.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient cisplatin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems